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PS4 vs PS3 in Japan Sales Comparison - PS4 Falls Further Behind in July 2020
This monthly series compares the aligned Japanese sales of the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 3.
PS4 Vs. PS3 Japan:
Gap change in latest month: 43,677 - PS3
Gap change over last 12 months: 180,481 - PS3
Total Lead: 69,992 – PS3
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 9,202,249
PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 9,272,241
July 2020 is the 78th month of the PlayStation 4 being on sale in Japan. The gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 3 by 43,677 units in the last month and in favor of the PlayStation 3 by 180,481 units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 3 now leads by 69,992 units.
The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014. This does mean the normal holiday periods and the Japanese Golden Week holiday for the two consoles do not lineup.
The 78th month for the PlayStation 4 is July 2020, while for the PlayStation 3 it is April 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 9.20 million units, while its predecessor the PlayStation 3 sold 9.27 million units.
The PS3 sold 10.47 million units lifetime in Japan. The PS4 is currently 1.27 million units behind the lifetime sales of the PS3.