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105,567 70,130 123,673 344,017
61,180 88,682 27,397 212,788
80,283 30,907 7,784 139,856
7,712 4,611 46 13,242
583 134 N/A 779

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Switch Global Sales Jump, PS5 Europe Sales Up Nearly 50% - Worldwide Hardware Estimates for Apr 24-30

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console with 344,017 units sold for the week ending April 30, 2022, according to VGChartz estimates. The Switch has now sold an estimated 107.37 million units lifetime.

The PlayStation 5 sold an estimated 212,788 units to bring its lifetime sales to 19.47 million units. The Xbox Series X|S sold 139,856 units to bring their lifetime sales to 14.43 million units.

PS5 sales compared to the same week for the PS4 in 2015 are up by over 31,000 units, while the Xbox Series X|S compared to the same week for the Xbox One are up by nearly 60,000 units. PS4 sold 181,770 units for the week ending May 2, 2015 and Xbox One sales were at 80,133 units.

The PlayStation 4 sold an estimated 13,242 units, and the Xbox One sold 779 units.

Nintendo Switch sales compared to the same week a year ago are down by 111,058 units (-24.4%), while the PlayStation 5 is up by 37,395 (21.3%) and the Xbox Series X|S is up 50,034 units (5.7%).

The PlayStation 4 is down 31,142 (-70.2%) and the Xbox One is down 16,420 units (-95.5%).

Looking at sales week-on-week, Nintendo Switch sales are up by nearly 88,000 units, PlayStation 5 sales are up over 10,000 units, and Xbox Series X|S sales are up by over 4,000 units.

2022 year-to-date, the Nintendo Switch has sold an estimated 5.37 million units, the Xbox Series X|S has sold 2.64 million units, and the PlayStation 5 has sold 2.49 million units.

Global hardware estimates (Followed by lifetime sales):

  1. Switch - 344,017 (107,367,298)
  2. PlayStation 5 - 212,788 (19,467,776)
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 139,856 (14,428,785)
  4. PlayStation 4 - 13,242 (116,811,258)
  5. Xbox One - 779 (50,525,607)
Americas (US, Canada, Latin America) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 113,732
  2. Xbox Series X|S - 86,941
  3. PlayStation 5 - 66,082
  4. PlayStation 4 - 8,209
  5. Xbox One - 627
Europe hardware estimates:
  1. PlayStation 5 - 88,682
  2. Switch - 70,130
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 30,907
  4. PlayStation 4 - 4,611
  5. Xbox One - 134
Asia (Japan, mainland Asia, Middle East) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 148,780
  2. PlayStation 5 - 47,772
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 17,328
  4. PlayStation 4 - 233
  5. Xbox One - 11
Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) hardware estimates:
  1. Switch - 11,375
  2. PlayStation 5 - 10,252
  3. Xbox Series X|S - 4,680
  4. PlayStation 4 - 189
  5. Xbox One - 7
Last edited by trunkswd - on 14 May 2022

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