Xbox One vs Wii U – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2014 Update - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 13 May 2014 / 7,273 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.

Xbox One vs Wii U – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2014 Update

XOne Vs. Wii U Global:

Gap change in latest month: 210,843 – XOne

Gap change over last 12 months: n/a

Total Lead: 1,621,145 – Wii U

Xbox One Total Sales: 4,595,168

Wii U Total Sales: 6,126,313

In the sixth month on sale the Xbox One closed the gap between it and the Wii U shrunk by another 210,843. The Wii U currently leads by 1,621,145 units. The Xbox One needs to average 202,643 units per month more than the Wii U to pass it by the end of the year.

The Xbox One launched in North America and Europe on November 22. The Wii U launched in November 2012. The Wii U has sold 6,126,313 units to date, while the Xbox One has sold 4,505,168 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

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Welfare (on 13 May 2014)

Mays gap will grow with MK and people holding off till the KInect-less SKU comes out in June. Should start to shrink again after June.

rodboxxbouse (on 13 May 2014)

xone loose all it does? Hey M$, time to sell (Google, Apple or Amazon?)

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Spoon! (on 15 May 2014)

The title should be Xbox one lead and the stats should be an aligned launch like the ps4 vs ps3 chart.

drake_tolu (on 13 May 2014)

Nex month the gap will drop drastically... B)

AnthonyW86 (on 13 May 2014)

No next month is May and the cheaper model is coming in June. In fact, Xbox One sales should go down a little until then because of people waiting out for the cheaper model.

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drake_tolu (on 13 May 2014)

In fact.
The week of May is:
3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.
I think XO wills sell less of 40,000 on 24 and 31, like 3DS before price drop.
And this month Wii U have boots thanks Mario Kart 8...

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