Wii U vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2015 Update - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 17 March 2015 / 9,081 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: 1,120,988 - Wii
Gap change over last 12 months: 20,317,377 - Wii
Total Lead: 38,527,862 – Wii
Wii U Total Sales: 9,329,635
Wii Total Sales: 47,857,497
In the latest month of sales the Wii U has fallen another 1.12 million units further behind its predecessor the Wii. The Wii currently leads by 38.53 million when you compare the first 28 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 9.33 million units in its first 28 months on sale, while the Wii sold 47.86 million units.
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