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. All sales are worldwide.
XOne Vs. Wii U Global:
Gap change in latest month: 470,720 – XOne
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a
Total Lead: 2,235,740 – Wii U
Xbox One Total Sales: 3,104,980
Wii U Total Sales: 5,340,720
In the second month on sale the Xbox One closed the gap between it and the Wii U by nearly 500,000 units. The Wii U currently leads by 2,235,740 units. The Wii U has sold 5,340,720 units to date, while the Xbox One has sold 3,104,980 units.
The Xbox One needs to average 372,500 units per month more than the Wii U to pass it by the end of June. The Xbox One needs to average 186,250 units per month more than the Wii U to pass it by the end of 2014.
The Xbox One launched in North America and Europe on November 22. The Wii U launched in November 2012.
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