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How are so different The sales comparision betqeen Switch anda DS here and on The article this sites does monthly.

Based on here Switch cuts the distance from DS by +200k but un VGC article DS gains 50k. It doesnt seems yo make sense.

Last edited by Arfen - on 05 September 2023

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Arfen said:

How are so different The sales comparision betqeen Switch anda DS here and on The article this sites does monthly.

Based on here Switch cuts the distance from DS by +200k but un VGC article DS gains 50k. It doesnt seems yo make sense.

Because here the comparison is with the holidays lining up, and in the articles it is not made to line up, but just whatever month's after release is. So on the article the month that is corresponding to july 2023 for the DS is March 2011, And here the month is the same as Switch's one - July (2011).



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Ok. I can understand now. Thanx for answer ;)



yo33331 said:
Arfen said:

How are so different The sales comparision betqeen Switch anda DS here and on The article this sites does monthly.

Based on here Switch cuts the distance from DS by +200k but un VGC article DS gains 50k. It doesnt seems yo make sense.

Because here the comparison is with the holidays lining up, and in the articles it is not made to line up, but just whatever month's after release is. So on the article the month that is corresponding to july 2023 for the DS is March 2011, And here the month is the same as Switch's one - July (2011).

This! Just different approaches with how we set up the comparisons. 



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trunkswd said:

This! Just different approaches with how we set up the comparisons. 

This is what make them interesting and unique, despite them being the same.



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All numbers have been adjusted and updated with the month of August!

All charts have been adjusted and updated with the month of August!

Charts have been updated to glorious 3K resolution! (I tried 4 and even 6K, however they become more than 500KB and the site doesn't allow it)

Last edited by XtremeBG - on 21 September 2023

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3K! wooh wooh



...to avoid getting banned for inactivity, I may have to resort to comments that are of a lower overall quality and or beneath my moral standards.

All numbers have been updated with the month of September!

XB360 and XBSX lifetime numbers were slightly adjusted!



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Just a quick update for whoever is interested in Switch (currently 41.5M) vs the PS2 (46.5M) and the DS (53.5M) in USA: