Xbox 360 Sales Pass the Wii in the US - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 26 November 2013 / 13,212 Views
The Wii took off when it launched in November 2006. Sales quickly eclipsed the Xbox 360, despite launching a year later. Sales slowed down after a few years and now after seven years the Xbox 360 has passed passed the lifetime sales of the Wii in the US, according to the latest VGChartz sales data. This makes the Xbox 360 the bestselling 7th generation home console in the region.
The Xbox 360 has sold 41,336,970 units lifetime in the US, while the Wii has sold 41,322,951 units. The Xbox 360 has also sold the most software in the US with 460.11 million games sold. There have also been 431.08 million games for the Wii and 289.98 million games sold for the PlayStation 3.
This is not the first time the Xbox 360 has topped the Wii in a region. At the end of March the Xbox 360 topped the Wii in the UK, which made it the bestselling 7th generation home console in the region.