Wii U vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2014 Update

by William D'Angelo, posted on 23 April 2014 / 4,903 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.

Wii U Vs. Wii Global:

Gap change in latest month: 1,468,954 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 16,535,793 - Wii

Total Lead: 19,486,577 – Wii

Wii U Total Sales: 6,003,135

Wii Total Sales: 25,489,712

In the latest month of sales the Wii U has fallen another 1,468,954 units further behind its predecessor the Wii. The Wii currently leads by 19,486,577 when you compare the first 17 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 6,003,135 units in its first 17 months on sale, while the Wii sold 25,489,712 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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4 Comments

Dechizen (on 23 April 2014)

rip wii u


GdaTyler (on 23 April 2014)

We gather here today to mourn the loss of the Nintendo Wii U. Throughout its difficult life it has faced countless adversities. We will never forget the memorable games that it has brought to us and we will always cherish its unique experiences. Brothers and sisters, may we bow our heads in silence to pay respects to the fallen console... :(


rodbouse (on 23 April 2014)

falling in hell :/


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fleischr (on 23 April 2014)

This won't be interesting until MK8 finally comes around.


rodbouse (on 23 April 2014)

mk8 will change nothing, as titanfail or halo for xone. Sony will easy win this 8th generation.


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