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  • Switch vs PS4 in Japan � VGChartz Gap Charts � May 2018 Update

    July 13th, 2018GamespotUncategorized

    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. PS4 Japan:

    Gap change in latest month: 61,287 – Switch

    Gap change over last 12 months: 1,449,375 - Switch

    Total Lead: 2,406,860 – PS4

    Switch Total Sales: 4,311,570

    PS4 Total Sales: 6,718,430

    May 2018 is the 15th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Switch in Japan when compared to the PlayStation 4 by 61,287 and by 1.45 million units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 is currently ahead the Switch by 2.41 million units.

    The PlayStation 4 launched in February 2014 in Japan, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 4.31 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 6.72 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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