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PS4 and Xbox One vs PS3 and Xbox 360 - Aligned Sales Comparison - August 2015 Update

VGChartz' William D'Angelo: "This chart compares aligned sales for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox combined versus the combined sales of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The PS3 and Xbox 360 both had slow starts, while the PS4 and Xbox One both had the two biggest launches in gaming history, which is reflected in the plotted line.

The gap has continued to grow for three straight months now in favor of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The gap in the latest month grew by 13,913 units. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One lead by a combined 13.37 million units.

The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in their first 22 months sold a combined 25.96 million units, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have sold a combined 39.32 million units.

Total Combined PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 Sales: 25,957,125

Total Combined PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales: 39,328,552

Total Lead: 13,371,427 – PlayStation 4 and Xbox One"

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Foehammer1183d ago (Edited 1183d ago )

Looks like both consoles are selling exceptional well this gen

I guess rumours of console demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Edit @ reply, So you are telling me that the X1, selling in 42 Countries, is selling around the same rate a a last gen console that sold in over 100 Countries...yes that is VERY impressive. Thanks for pointing that out.

trunkswd1183d ago

Hardcore gaming is doing better than ever. The decline this gen is with casual gamers. The Wii U has only sold a fraction of the Wii. The handheld market is also much smaller this gen.

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scientificreasoning1182d ago

x1 has not been selling well since launch,it will fall far behind 360 soon, sopmething xbot fans fail to mention.

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PhoenixUp1183d ago

It seems that PS4 is doing much of the work, selling more than PS3 and 360 combined in the same timeframe.

XBO on the other hand, despite having one of the most successful launches ever, is selling less than PS3 did in its first 22 months.

LoveSpuds1182d ago

Yup, when you think back to all the lies and half truths propagated about the PS3 being a flop in the earlier years its crazy how these figures bring facts into sharp focus.

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Rimeskeem1183d ago

I wonder how much these stats would change if they included the wii and wii u.

chrisx1182d ago (Edited 1182d ago )

Ps4 is the saviour of console gaming basically

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