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Switch vs PS4 Sales Comparison - April 2022

This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4.

The PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup, which is why there are big increases and decreases.

Switch Vs. PS4 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 1,366,260 - PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 4,620,897 - Switch

Total Lead: 15,680,404 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 107,367,298

PS4 Total Sales: 91,686,894

April 2022 is the 62nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PS4 by 1.37 million units when compared to the Switch during the same timeframe.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the PS4 by 4.62 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the PS4 by 15.68 million units.

The 62nd month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is April 2022, while for the PlayStation 4 it is December 2018. The Switch has sold 107.37 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 91.69 million units during the same timeframe.

The PlayStation 4 did not reach current Switch sales until month 77 where it sold 108.07 million units.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 116.83 million units through April 2022. The Nintendo Switch is currently 9.46 million units behind the lifetime sales of the PlayStation 4.



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.