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PS4 vs DS – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2020
PlayStation 4 Vs. DS Global:
Gap change in latest month: 156,857 – DS
Gap change over last 12 months: 5,594,893 – DS
Total Lead: 34,756,798 - DS
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 106,989,259
DS Total Sales: 141,746,057
January 2020 is the 75th month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Nintendo DS when compared with the PlayStation 4 during the same timeframe. The Nintendo DS has grown its lead over the PlayStation 4 by 156,857 units and in the last 12 months outsold the PlayStation 4 by 5.59 million units. The Nintendo DS currently leads by 34.76 million units.
The DS launched in November 2004 in North America, December 2004 in Japan and March 2005 in Europe, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 106.99 million units, while the Nintendo DS sold 141.75 million units during the same timeframe.
The 75th month on sale for the PlayStation 4 is January, while for the Nintendo DS it is January 2011.
The Nintendo DS ended up selling 154.02 million units lifetime. The PlayStation 4 needs to sell another 47.03 million units to outsell the Nintendo DS.
DS still widening the gap even at this late stage; so much for Nintendo systems never having legs, as people keep claiming when discussing Switch's lifetime sales.
It's easy to forget what an absolute titan the DS was in terms of sales.
Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023. (And over 130 million lifetime)