Never liked aligned launches. It's misleading.
Console A launches in all 3 regions same day and sells out. It sells 1 million total.
and just doing simple math, again lets say they sell the same every week. If console B launches in region 2 a month later than region 1, that means aligning launches, it will have technically a whole month of extra sales over Console A. When region 3 launches, it will again have more free sales over Console A. It's unfair comparison.
They will catch up to each other eventually. It's not for the sake of seeing who's destroying who - it's more about how a console progress throughout the year. It's much more visually pleasing than to leave blank positions. What counts is the total at the end of the year, and right now we can already see how it fares for each of the manufacturer.