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.
XOne Vs. Wii U Global:
Gap change in latest month: 97,915 – Wii U
Gap change over last 12 months: n/a
Total Lead: 1,751,791 – Wii U
Xbox One Total Sales: 4,539,150
Wii U Total Sales: 6,290,941
In May 2014 the Wii U managed to increase its gap over the Xbox One, due to the release of Mario Kart for the Wii U. The gap increased by 97,915 units. The Wii U currently leads by 1,751,791 units.
The Xbox One launched in North America and Europe on November 22. The Wii U launched in November 2012. The Wii U has sold 6,290,941 units to date, while the Xbox One has sold 4,539,150 units.
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