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PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison - August 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: 219,708 - PS5

Total Lead: 801,428 - PS5

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 11,252,518

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 10,451,090

August 2021 is the 10th 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 219,708 units. The PlayStation 5 is currently ahead by 801,428 units.

The PlayStation 5 has sold 11.25 million units in 10 months, while the PlayStation 4 sold 10.45 million units. Month 10 for the PlayStation 5 is August 2021 and for the PlayStation 4 is August 2014.

The PlayStation 4 did not reach current PlayStation 5 sales until month 11 when it sold 12.09 million units.

The PlayStation 4 crossed 20 million in month 17, 30 million in month 25, and 40 million in month 31. The PlayStation 4 has sold 116.41 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 Sales Comparison | Weekly Hardware Breakdown Top 10 | Weekly Sales Analysis | Marketshare Features, as well as daily news on the Video Game Industry.