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    August 12th, 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.

    This monthly series compares the combined aligned sales of the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with the combined aligned sales of the Wii, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


    Gap change in latest month: 102,209 – 8th Generation

    Gap change over last 12 months: 2,714,248 – 8th Generation

    Total Lead: 7,703,455 – 8th Generation

    7th Generation Total Combined Console Sales: 41,987,080

    8th Generation Total Combined Console Sales: 49,690,535

    The aligned sales 8th generation has been able to stay ahead of the aligned sales of the 7th generation when you use the Nintendo Switch, instead of the Wii U. In the last month the 8th generation has grown its lead by 102,209 units. However, in the last 12 months the gap has grown in favor of the 8th generation its lead by 2.71 million units.

    The 7th generation of consoles in its first 16 months sold 41.99 million units, while the 8th generation of consoles sold 49.69 million units. The 8th gen currently leads by 7.70 million units.

    The 7th generation of consoles sold a combined 274.35 million units during their lifetime, while the 8th generation has sold 137.89 million units through March 2018.

     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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