This is another myth doing the rounds lately. Apparently Q4 2017 sales are lower this year because of the switch. Let's take a look at Q3 and Q4.
So Q3 PS4 was actually up a lot YOY. Switch was out during this period so why wasn't the ps4 down? The reason is software. It's Q3 li e up was far greater then Q3 2016 with the highlight being DQ11.
Now Q4 is the opposite. PS4 so far this quarter is down on 2016. Unlike Q3 is Switch now suddenly eating up the PS4 sales? Let's take a look at the facts.
Q4 2016 seen the release of:
Q4 2017 is quite baron this year for ps4. So are sales down because switch magically started eating it's sales this quarter when the quarters before that clearly didn't have that. Or is it to do with the software line up and the lack of hardware selling software, hardware revisions and a price cut?