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PS5 vs Switch Sales Comparison - April 2024

This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the PlayStation 5 and Switch.

The PlayStation 5 launched in November 2020, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup.

PS5 Vs. Switch Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 848,772 - NS

Gap change over last 12 months: 5,310,152 - NS

Total Lead: 5,099,607 - Switch

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 58,011,227

Switch Total Sales: 63,110,834

April 2024 is the 42nd month the PlayStation 5 has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the Nintendo Switch when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 5 by 0.85 million units.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the PS5 by 5.31 million units. The PS5 is behind the Switch by 5.10 million units.

The PlayStation 5 has sold 58.01 million units in 42 months, while the Nintendo Switch sold 63.11 million units. Month 42 for the PlayStation 5 is April 2024 and for the Nintendo Switch it is August 2020.

The Nintendo Switch crossed 70 million in month 45, 80 million in month 48, and 90 million in month 55. The Nintendo Switch has sold 139.86 million units through February 2023. The PS5 is 81.85 million units behind lifetime Switch 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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