Remember when the Nintendo Switch was outpacing PS4 hardware sales by 2 to 1 last year? Turns out things have turned out way better than expected as the Switch is now outpacing PS4 sales by a whopping 3 to 1 as of December 31, 2017.
According to Media Create figures, the PS4 sold 920,000 consoles between February 22 and December 31, 2014. As for the Switch, it sold 3.4 million systems from March 3 to December 31, 2017. This means the Switch is selling three times faster than the PS4 in its first 40 or so weeks.
Looking at things from a different perspective, it took 3 years for the PS4 to sell what the Switch sold in less than a year.
Here’s a chart for you to get a better idea:
And here’s the first 44 weeks of sales: