The according to Mat Piscatella, executive director of the NPD group. Sony’s PS5 console, which is still notoriously due to a global , becomes the first console to top the Switch in monthly sales since November 2018.surpassed the in September US sales, stopping a 33-month streak for the Switch,
Piscatella mentions that the PlayStation 5 leads the Switch in sales dollars so far this year, but Nintendo’s console (which costs less than the PS5) still leads in units sold this year. As of July, Sony had soldsince the PS5 launched, slightly outpacing its predecessor, the PlayStation 4.
Still, remaining the top-selling console for 33 consecutive months is a mammoth feat for the Nintendo Switch. All eyes will be on these two platforms — plus Microsoft’s— as we close out the year with major retail events like Black Friday and Christmas.