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Forums - Sales Discussion - February 2023 VGChartz Estimates Thread

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PS5 vs Xbox Series X|S vs Switch 2023 Europe Sales Comparison Charts Through February 2023

Here we see data representing the sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch) and two legacy platforms (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) over comparable periods for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.

Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)

Market Share (Same Periods Covered)

2020 – (January 2020 to February 2020)

2021 – (January 2021 to February 2021)

2022 – (January 2022 to February 2022)

2023 – (January 2023 to February 2023)

"Year to date" sales for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2023 versus 2022 and 2023 versus 2021 is displayed.  This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.

Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year


  • Xbox Series X|S
    • 0.22 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 17,003 units (-7.1%)


  • Nintendo Switch
    • 0.53 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 106,181 units (-16.8%)


  • PlayStation 5
    • 0.83 million units sold year-to-date
    • Up year-on-year 578,027 units (225.6%)
  • PlayStation 4
    • 0.01 million units sold year-to-date
    • Down year-on-year 8,032 (-45.8%)

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