PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 19

PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch Sales Comparison Charts Through December 19

Here we see data representing the global sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the five current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One) and two legacy platforms (Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita) over comparable periods for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.  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)

2017 – (Week ending January 7 to December 23)
2018 – (Week ending January 6 to December 22)
2019 – (Week ending January 5 to December 21)
2020 – (Week ending January 4 to December 19)
Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year

“Year to date” sales for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2020 versus 2019 and 2020 versus 2018 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Xbox One – Down Year-on-Year 1,785,846 (-37.0%)
Xbox Series X|S – n/a


Nintendo Switch – Up Year-on-Year 8,040,019 (43.8%)
Nintendo 3DS – Down Year-on-Year 1,058,957 (-69.9%)


PlayStation 4 – Down Year-on-Year 5,086,661 (-36.8%)
PlayStation 5 – n/a

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. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let’s Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.Full Article –
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