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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Worldwide Sales Comparison Charts Through October

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Worldwide Sales Comparison Charts Through October - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 December 2023 / 7,029 Views

Here we see data representing the sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch) and two legacy platforms (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) over comparable periods for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.

Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

2020 – (January 2020 to October 2020)

2021 – (January 2021 to October 2021)

2022 – (January 2022 to October 2022)

2023 – (January 2023 to October 2023)

"Year to date" sales for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2023 versus 2022 and 2023 versus 2021 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

Microsoft

  • Xbox Series X|S
    • 4.61 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 1,236,172 units (-21.1%)

Nintendo

  • Nintendo Switch
    • 10.89 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 1,223,246 units (-10.1%)

Sony

  • PlayStation 5
    • 14.36 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 5,935,000 units (70.5%)
  • PlayStation 4
    • 0.22 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 33,669 (17.7%)

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
TheLegendaryBigBoss (on 24 November 2023)

Why is Xbox doing so bad this year? They released nothing last year.

  • +2
Machina TheLegendaryBigBoss (on 24 November 2023)

Xbox Series benefitted quite a bit from PS5 supply constraints.

  • +2