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  • PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan Lifetime Sales � August 2017 Update

    October 29th, 2017GamespotUncategorized

    Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Switch Japan’ article. This series compares the monthly and lifetime sales of the three main consoles - the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch.


    Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch in Japan for August 2017 shows the lead the PlayStation 4 currently has. However, the Switch has closed the gap consistently since it released in March.

    The PlayStation 4 has sold 5.22 million units lifetime, the Switch 1.53 million units, and the Xbox One 81,479 units.

    Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 has a 76 percent market share, the Switch sits at 22 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.

    PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 5,217,234

    Switch Total Sales: 1,531,476

    Xbox One Total Sales: 81,479


    When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are up. The PlayStation 4 is up 95,526 units and the Xbox One is down 168 units.

    The Switch outsold the PlayStation 4 by 84,253 units and the Xbox One by 238,197. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 153,944.

    Looking at market share for the month, the Switch managed to achieve 61 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 39 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One less than one percent.

    PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 154,293

    Switch Monthly Sales: 238,546

    Xbox One Monthly Sales: 349

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