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Switch vs PS3 Sales Comparison in Europe - Close Race Through May 2020
Switch Vs. PS3 Europe:
Gap change in latest month: 141,297 - Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 46,338 - Switch
Total Lead: 368,586 - Switch
Switch Total Sales: 14,836,935
PS3 Total Sales: 14,468,349
May 2020 is the 39th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Europe. During the latest month, the Switch closed the gap by 141,297 units when you align the launches of it with the PlayStation 3. In the last 12 months the Switch has outsold the PlayStation 3 by 46,338 units. The Switch is currently ahead of the PlayStation 3 by 368,586 units.
The PlayStation 3 launched in in Europe in March 2007, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.
The 39th month for the Nintendo Switch in Europe is May 2020 and for the PlayStation 3 it is May 2010. The Switch has sold 14.84 million units, while the PlayStation 3 has sold 14.47 million units during the same timeframe.
The PlayStation 3 sold 34.99 million units in Europe during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 20.15 million units to catch up to the lifetime sales of the PlayStation 3.