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Here we see data representing the sales through to consumers and change in sales performance of the three current platforms (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch) and two legacy platforms (PlayStation 4 and Xbox One) over comparable periods for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023. Also shown is the market share for each of the consoles over the same periods.
Year to Date Sales Comparison (Same Periods Covered)
Market Share (Same Periods Covered)
2020 – (January 2020 to August 2020)
2021 – (January 2021 to August 2021)
2022 – (January 2022 to August 2022)
2023 – (January 2023 to August 2023)
“Year to date” sales for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 sales are shown in series at the top of the table and then just below a comparison of 2023 versus 2022 and 2023 versus 2021 is displayed. This provides an easy-to-view summary of all the data.
Total Sales and Market Share for Each Year
- Xbox Series X|S
- 2.01 million units sold year-to-date
- Down year-on-year 740,627 units (-26.9%)
- Nintendo Switch
- 3.05 million units sold year-to-date
- Down year-on-year 265,081 units (-8.0%)
- PlayStation 5
- 3.85 million units sold year-to-date
- Up year-on-year 1,367,985 units (55.0%)
- PlayStation 4
- 0.06 million units sold year-to-date
- Up year-on-year 15,196 (34.5%)
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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.