, posted on 08 April 2022 / 2,439 Views
The VGChartz sales comparison series of articles are updated monthly and each one focuses on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. The charts include comparisons between the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, as well as with older platforms. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as the US, Europe, and Japan.
This monthly series compares the aligned US sales of the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox 360.
The Xbox 360 launched in the US in November 2005, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup, which is why there are big increases and decreases.
Switch Vs. Xbox 360 US:
Gap change in latest month: 38,112 – Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 2,044,233 – Switch
Total Lead: 13,292,142 – Switch
Switch Total Sales: 35,034,412
Xbox 360 Total Sales: 21,742,270
February 2022 is the 60th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the Switch has grown its lead over the Xbox 360 when you align the launches by 38,112 units. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Xbox 360 by 2.04 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the Xbox 360 by 13.29 million units.
The 60th month for the Nintendo Switch is February 2022 and for the Xbox 360 it is October 2010. The Switch has sold 35.03 million units, while the Xbox 360 sold 21.74 million units during the same timeframe. The Xbox 360 sold current Switch sales in month 81.
The Xbox 360 sold 45.14 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 10.11 million units to outsell the Xbox 360.
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