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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 16 May 2014 / 6,009 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 – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2014 Update

Wii U Vs. Wii Global:

Gap change in latest month: 1,487,747 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 17,223,072 - Wii

Total Lead: 20,973,324 – Wii

Wii U Total Sales: 6,126,313

Wii Total Sales: 27,100,637

In the latest month of sales the Wii U has fallen another 1,487,747 units further behind its predecessor the Wii. The Wii currently leads by 20,973,324 when you compare the first 18 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 6,126,313 units in its first 18 months on sale, while the Wii sold 27,100,637 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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game_on (on 16 May 2014)

The bright side is that the line will flatten eventually and maybe even go up a bit, probably somewhere around -98.000.000 milion...

Adameh (on 16 May 2014)

If you compare todays Wii and Wii U figures today, the gap is -92m, so how is the gap supposed to grow another 6m?

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Nintentacle (on 19 May 2014)

But Wii U is already 94.5 million under Wii.

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