By: William D'Angelo
Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One Worldwide’ article. This series compares the monthly and lifetime retail sales of the three main consoles - the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch through July 2020 shows the PS4 is currently ahead of the Switch by 50.42 million units and ahead of the Xbox One by 64.19 million units. However, the Switch has outsold the PS4 monthly for over a year now.
The Switch continuing its climb and it has now outsold the NES, which sold 61.91 million units lifetime. The PS4 is 6.19 million units away from outselling the Game Boy, which sold 118.69 million units lifetime. The Xbox One is 0.79 million away from outselling the SNES, which sold 49.10 million units lifetime.
The PlayStation 4 passed the 112 million mark and the Switch passed the 62 million mark. The PS4 has sold 112.50 million units lifetime, the Switch 62.08 million units, and the Xbox One 48.31 million units.
Looking at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 currently leads. The PlayStation 4 has a 50.5 percent market share, the Switch sits at 27.8 percent, and the Xbox One at 21.7 percent.
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 112,502,188
Switch Total Sales: 62,078,875
Xbox One Total Sales: 48,310,450