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PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison in the US

PS5 vs PS4 Sales Comparison in the US

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William D’Angelo
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The VGChartz series of sales comparison articles is updated monthly, each focusing on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. Charts include comparisons between PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, as well as comparisons to legacy platforms. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as articles based on the US, Europe, and Japan.

This monthly series compares PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 sales in the US.

The PlayStation 5 was released in November 2020, while the PlayStation 4 was released in November 2013. This means that both consoles will be heading into the holiday season.

PS5 and PS4 US:

Vacancy change in last month: 45,773 – PS5

Vacancy change in last 12 months: 1,127,216 – PS5

Total Lead: 1,521,376 – PS5

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 20,539,583

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 19,018,207

May 2024 is the 43rd month that the PlayStation 5 has been released. In the last month, the gap increased by 45,773 units in favor of the PlayStation 5 when compared to the aligned launch of the PlayStation 4.

Over the last 12 months, the PS5 has outsold the PS4 by 1.13 million units. The PS5 is currently 1.52 million units ahead of the PS4.

PS5 sold 20.54 million units in 42 months, while PS4 sold 19.02 million units. Month 43 for PS5 is May 2024, and for PS4 is May 2017.

PS4 surpasses 20 million units in 47 months, 25 million in 57 months, and 30 million in 71 months. PS4 has sold 34.92 million units in the US to date. PS5 lags behind total PS4 sales in the US by 14.38 million units.


A passionate gamer who has loved gaming throughout his life, William D’Angelo He first met VGChartz in 2007. After supporting the site for years, he was hired as a junior analyst in 2010, promoted to lead analyst in 2012, and took over hardware predictions in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own Youtube channel And Twitch channelYou can contact the author From Twitter @TrunksWD.

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