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PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison - April 2022

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: 62,649 – PS5

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,790,144 - PS4

Total Lead: 2,563,674 - PS4

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 19,464,276

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 22,027,950

April 2022 is the 18th 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 62,649 units.

In the last 12 months, the PS4 has outsold the PS5 by 2.79 million units. The PS4 is currently ahead of the PS5 by 2.56 million units.

The PS5 has sold 19.46 million units in 18 months, while the PS4 sold 22.03 million units. Month 18 for the PS5 is April 2022 and for the PS4 is April 2015.

The PS4 crossed 20 million units in month 17, 30 million units in month 25, and 40 million units in month 31. The PS4 has sold 116.83 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.