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, unless otherwise stated.
PS4 Vs. Wii U Global:
Gap change in latest month: 739,692 – PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a
Total Lead: 204,528 – PS4
PS4 Total Sales: 6,009,474
Wii U Total Sales: 5,804,946
In its fourth month on sale the PlayStation 4 took over the Wii U to become the bestselling 8th generation home console. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 739,692 units in February. The PlayStation 4 is now 204,528 units ahead of the Wii U.
The PlayStation 4 launched in North America and Europe in November. The PlayStation 4 launched on November 15 in North America and November 29 in Europe. The Wii U launched in November a year ago. The PlayStation 4 has sold 6,009,474 units, while the Wii U has sold 5,804,946 units.
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