Wii U vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – December 2013 Update - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 22 January 2014 / 6,612 Views

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.

Wii U vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – December 2013 Update

Wii U Vs. Wii Global:

Gap change in latest month: 310,747 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 14,027,164 - Wii

Total Lead: 15,507,246 – Wii

Wii U Total Sales: 5,475,265

Wii Total Sales: 20,982,511

In the latest month of sales the Wii U has fallen another 310,747 units further behind its predecessor the Wii. The Wii currently leads by 15,507,246 when you compare the first 14 months. The gap is expected to continue to grow in the next month.

Both consoles launched in November, the Wii in November 2006 and the Wii U in November 2012. The Wii U has sold 5,475,265 units in its first 14 months on sale, while the Wii has sold 20,982,511 units.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com.

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Anfebious (on 22 January 2014)

This comparision is... sad.

FujiokaMidori (on 23 January 2014)

... this is sad ._.

qwertyDANIELqwerty (on 25 January 2014)

I really hope the Wii U pulls through, hell, i like it more than my normal wii in 2007.

ZyroXZ2 (on 23 January 2014)

I'm sure this gap chart was created for consistency of comparing all consoles, but I almost feel like this one wasn't even necessary, lol

late_release (on 23 January 2014)


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teamsilent13 (on 23 January 2014)

wii u aka nintendo paperweight

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justiceiro (on 22 January 2014)

at least the gap didn't grow much this month(problably because of shortages of wii back in the day)

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Signalstar (on 22 January 2014)

Kick, stomp, spit on the Wii U while it is down why don't you?