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PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - May 2021

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.

The 91st month for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One is May 2021, while for the Xbox 360 it is May 2013 and for the PlayStation 3 it is May 2014. This does mean the holiday periods for all four consoles are lined up.

Gap change in latest month: 278,663 - PS3 & X360

Gap change over last 12 months: 9,674,333 - PS3 & X360

Total Lead: 4,917,981 - PS4 & XOne

Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 160,855,044

Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 165,773,025

In May 2021, the gap grew in favor of the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the last month by 278,663 units. In the last 12 months, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 have caught up by 9.67 million units. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One lead by a combined 4.92 million units.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 91 months sold a combined 160.86 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 165.77 million units. It took until month 98 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 7.45 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.

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