PS4 vs Wii U – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2014 Update

by William D'Angelo, posted on 14 March 2014 / 5,577 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, unless otherwise stated.

PS4 vs Wii U – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2014 Update

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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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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6 Comments

Mnementh (on 14 March 2014)

The graph still says WiiU-lead in the title - that's no longer true.


thetonestarr (on 14 March 2014)

The graph is labeled as displaying a WiiU lead going from negative to positive numbers, which would mean that the WiiU was behind and is now ahead. In other words, you need to invert the graph's numbers, or relabel it to say PS4 lead.


kensredemption (on 16 March 2014)

Figures the 360 dude-bro immigrants flooding the PSN would come here to take cheap shots at Nintendo's sales figures. Grow up.


NintendoPie (on 14 March 2014)

It's almost... laughable.


Richmyster6907 (on 14 March 2014)

Wow the WiiU managed to get outsold within 4 months of new competition. Hell the Xbox One isn't too far behind probably.


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drake_tolu (on 14 March 2014)

Up to April the gap increase, but from May to August decrease... For now, i say that PS4 sold 6,7 milion on 31 Mar, and Wii U 6 milion.


ryuzaki57 (on 14 March 2014)

you think MK8 will make WiiU outsell PS4? PS4 has Watchdogs and Elder Scrolls Online


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drake_tolu (on 14 March 2014)

Watch Dog will be a means FLOP, don't fooled by pre order, VGC takes no account of the copies cancellations, and much people have cancelled pre order after postponement... The Watch Dog will sold good, and will increase PS4, but not as much as it will Mario Kart.
And Mario Kart doesn't only games, Wii U have even Smash Bros, Bayonetta 2, Hyrules Warriors, and even Watch Dog... for PS4 only TES.


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Turkish (on 14 March 2014)

Wut. MK8 isnt gonna turn the WiiU into a beast. NSMBU didn,t Mario 3D World didnt. Also from april to august, WiiU is not gonna get bayonetta 2 and smash bros. If that happens it has no big games left for the holidays. PS4 is gonna beat WiiU forever, like it or not.


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think-man (on 14 March 2014)

Not going to happen, PS4 will remain ahead in total sales forever.


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ICStats (on 14 March 2014)

You forgot to add "Dear Santa".


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