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Update:

Following adjustments new totals for October 16:

  • NS: 92,842,244 (Same as before)
  • PS5: 13,320,595 (+331,000)
  • XSX|S: 8,120,824 (+175,990)

  • PS4: 116,560,224 (-58,817)
  • XOne: 50,426,811 (-14,000)

Old data:

 
152,885 94,817 72,973 393,594
88,170 110,437 18,742 256,032
79,224 58,826 4,198 168,933
8,760 15,663 608 27,606
7,788 2,313 N/A 11,204
N/A N/A 346 346

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The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 393,594 units sold for the week ending October 16, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch has now sold an estimated 92.84 million units lifetime.

Following the launch of the Switch OLED Model the previous week, the new Switch was severely supply constrained in its second week.

The PlayStation 5 sold an estimated 256,032 units to bring its lifetime sales to 12.99 million units. The Xbox Series X|S sold 168,933 units to bring their lifetime sales to 7.94 million units.

PS5 sales compared to the same week for the PS4 in 2014 are up by over 6,000 units, while the Xbox Series X|S compared to the same week for the Xbox One is up by nearly 73,000 units. PS4 sold 249,615 units for the week ending October 18, 2014 and Xbox One sales were at 96,010 units.

The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 27,606 units, the Xbox One sold 11,204 units, and the Nintendo 3DS sold 346 units.

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are down 126,455 units (-24.3%). The PlayStation 4 is down 52,956 (-65.7%), the Xbox One is down 21,091 units (-65.3%), and the 3DS is down 3,462 units (-90.9%).

Looking at sales week-on-week, Nintendo Switch sales are down 468,000 units, PlayStation 5 sales are up by just over 1,000 units, while Xbox Series X|S sales are up by nearly 5,000 units.

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 393,594 (92,842,244)
  2. PlayStation 5 - 256,032 (12,989,595)
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 168,933 (7,944,834)
  4. PlayStation 4 - 27,606 (116,619,041)
  5. Xbox One - 11,204 (50,440,811)
  6. 3DS - 346 (75,940,928)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 165,106
  2. PlayStation 5 - 95,434
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 86,061
  4. PlayStation 4 - 9,430
  5. Xbox One - 8,398
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. PlayStation 5 - 110,437
  2. Switch - 94,817
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 58,826
  4. PlayStation 4 - 15,663
  5. Xbox One - 2,313
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 120,073
  2. PlayStation 5 - 40,913
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 16,574
  4. PlayStation 4 - 2,090
  5. 3DS - 346 (Japan only)
  6. Xbox One - 334
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 13,598
  2. PlayStation 5 - 9,248
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 7,472
  4. PlayStation 4 - 423
  5. Xbox One - 159
Last edited by trunkswd - on 28 October 2021

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