Video game and console sales are better than ever. It seems like a lie, but stock problems from PS5, Xbox Series X | S and even Nintendo switch their sales figures have not diminished at all.
The portal VGChartz has shared estimates of console sales at the end of the week of October 11-16. Keep in mind that they are not official data, but approximate.
Nintendo Switch continues to be the best-selling console globally. During that week, which coincided with the launch of OLED switch, the nintendo hybrid sold 393,594 consoles.
It is true that there were certain supply limitations on the high demand, but even that did not slow down the successful path of Nintendo Switch. This makes the console already a small step away from the 93 million units sold.
PlayStation 5 continues to sell like hotcakes, and already close to the 13 million units sold. Sony console sold 256,032 units during that week, and it’s already outselling PS4.
The pace that PS5 follows exceeds that achieved by PS4 in the same period. Sony’s old-gen console sold 249,615 units in the week of October 18, 2014, which gives further merit to its successor next-gen.
If we talk about Xbox Series X | S, Microsoft’s consoles managed to sell 168,933 units, for a total (both together) of almost 8 million consoles sold all over the world.
As with PS5 and PS4, Xbox Series sales exceed those achieved by Xbox One in October 2014, 96,010 units. We are talking about 3/4 more consoles sold.
It especially emphasizes that Nintendo Switch has sold 24.3% less than in the same period of the previous year, although it is due to a lower supply due to production shortage problems.
As you can see, the sales of PS5, Xbox Series X | S and Switch they continue to grow week by week, surpassing what was achieved by their predecessors. The video game industry is very much alive.