Welcome to the VGChartz Gap charts. The charts will be updated monthly and each article will focus on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation, as well as comparing the 8th generation consoles.
Wii U Vs. Wii Global:
Gap change in latest month: 2,127,336 - Wii
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a - Wii
Total Lead: 8,964732 – Wii
Wii U Total Sales: 3,461,900
Wii Total Sales: 12,426,632
The Wii U has been on the market for 10 months, but has never sold more than the Wii and has dropped further behind every month. However, first month sales were pretty similar with the Wii U only selling 57,559 units less than the Wii.
In the latest month the Wii U fell a further 2.13 million units behind the Wii, bringing the total gap to 8.96 million units. Both consoles launched in November, the Wii in November 2006 and the Wii U in November 2012.