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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S Sales Comparison - May 2021

This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S both launched in November 2020. The PlayStation 5 launched November 12, 2020 in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore, and the rest of the world on November 19, 2020. The Xbox Series X|S launched worldwide on November 10, 2020.

PS5 Vs. XSX|S Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 436,117 - PS5

Total Lead: 3,583,174 - PS5

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 8,800,474

Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 5,217,300

May 2021 is the seventh month the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S 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 Xbox Series X|S by 436,117 units. The PlayStation 5 is currently ahead by 3.68 million units.

The PlayStation 5 has sold 8.80 million units in six months, while the Xbox Series X|S sold 5.22 million units.

The PlayStation 5 is currently 447,292 units ahead of the PlayStation 4 when you align launches and the Xbox Series X|S is ahead of the Xbox One by 783,308 units.



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.