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 US:
Gap change in latest month: 48,097 – Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 138,991 – Switch
Total Lead: 719,958 – PS4
Switch Total Sales: 12,037,039
PS4 Total Sales: 12,756,997
In May 2019 the gap in the US between the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 grew in favor of the Nintendo Switch when you align launches. The Switch sold 48,097 more units than the PlayStation 4 in the last month and 138,991 more units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 currently leads by 719,958 million units.
The PlayStation 4 launched in the US on November 15, 2013, while the Nintendo Switch launched on March 3, 2017. The Switch has sold 12.04 million units, while the PlayStation 4 sold 12.76 million units during the same timeframe.
The 27th month on sale for the Nintendo Switch is May 2019, while for the PlayStation 4 it is January 2016.