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  • Switch vs 3DS � VGChartz Gap Charts � April 2017 Update

    June 8th, 2017GamespotUncategorized

    The VGChartz Gap charts are updated monthly and each article focuses on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. All sales are worldwide, unless otherwise stated.

    Switch Vs. 3DS Global:

    Gap change in latest month: 464,258 – Switch

    Total Lead: 1,173,680 – Switch

    Switch Total Sales: 3,488,881

    3DS Total Sales: 2,315,201

    April 2017 is the 2nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch by 464,258 units. After two months the Switch is currently ahead of the 3DS by 1.17 million units.

    The 3DS launched in February 2012 (however, 3DS sales have been aligned to March 2012, since it only launched at the end of February in Japan), while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 3.49 million units, while the 3DS sold 2.32 million units during the same timeframe.

    A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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