Xbox One vs PS3 � VGChartz Gap Charts � October 2016 Update
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.
Xbox One Vs. PS3 Global:
Gap change in latest month: 398,964 – PS3
Gap change over last 12 months: 2,127,985 – PS3
Total Lead: 3,093,538 – PS3
Xbox One Total Sales: 23,821,101
PlayStation 3 Total Sales: 26,914,639
October 2016 is the 36th month of the Xbox One being on sale. The gap increased during the month when compared to the PlayStation 3’s 36th month on sale by 398,964 units in favor of the PlayStation 3 and by 2.13 million units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 3 currently leads by 3.09 million units.
Both consoles launched in November. The PlayStation 3 launched in November 2006, while the Xbox One launched in November 2013. The Xbox One has sold 23.82 million units in its first 36 months, while the PlayStation 3 sold 26.91 million units.
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