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PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - Gap Shrinks in August 2020

This monthly series compares the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the combined aligned sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Gap change in latest month: 221,249 – PS3 & X360

Gap change over last 12 months: 4,815,387 – PS3 & X360

Total Lead: 14,176,527 – PS4 & XOne

Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 147,002,544

Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 161,179,071

In August 2020, the gap grew in favor of the combined sales PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the last month by 221,249 units. In the last 12 months, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have caught up by 4.82 million units. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One lead by a combined 14.18 million units.

The 82nd month for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is August 2020, while for the Xbox 360 it is August 2012 and for the PlayStation 3 it is August 2013. This does mean the holiday periods for all four consoles are lined up.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 82 months sold a combined 147.00 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 160.18 million units. It took until month 92 for the PS3 and Xbox 360 to sell as many units as the current PS4 and Xbox One sales.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 sold a combined 173.22 million units lifetime. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are currently 12.04 million units away from surpassing the PS3 and X360.



VGChartz Sales Analyst and Writer - William D'Angelo - I stream on Twitch and have my own YoutubeFollow me on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Writer of the Gap Charts | Weekly Hardware Breakdown Top 10 | Weekly Sales Analysis | Marketshare Features, as well as daily news on the Video Game Industry.