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PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison - April 2024

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: 157,108 - PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,843,588 - PS5

Total Lead: 710,821 - PS4

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 58,011,227

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 58,722,048

April 2024 is the 42nd month the PlayStation 5 has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 5 by 157,108 units.

In the last 12 months, the PS5 has outsold the PS4 by 1.84 million units. The PS4 is currently ahead of the PS5 by 0.71 million units.

The PS5 has sold 58.01 million units in 42 months, while the PS4 sold 58.72 million units. Month 42 for the PS5 is April 2024 and for the PS4 is April 2017.

The PS4 crossed 60 million in month 44, 70 million in month 50, and 80 million in month 56. The PS4 has sold 117.17 million units to date. The PS5 is 59.16 million units behind lifetime PS4 sales.

VGChartz Sales Analyst and Writer - William D'Angelo - I stream on Twitch and have my own YouTubeFollow me on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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