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PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison - May 2021

This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.

The PlayStation 5 launched in November 2020, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.

PS5 Vs. PS4 Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 187,722 - PS5

Total Lead: 447,292 - PS5

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 8,803,268

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 8,355,976

May 2021 is the seventh month the PlayStation 5 has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 5 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4 by 187,722 units. The PlayStation 5 is currently ahead by 447,292 units.

The PlayStation 5 has sold 8.80 million units in seven months, while the PlayStation 4 sold 8.36 million units. Month seven for the PlayStation 5 is May 2021 and for the PlayStation 4 is May 2014.

The PlayStation 4 crossed 10 million units sold in month 10, 20 million in month 17, and 30 million in month 25. The PlayStation 4 has sold 115.65 million units to date.



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.