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Wii U vs Wii VGChartz Gap Charts February 2015 Update - VGChartz

Wii U vs Wii VGChartz Gap Charts February 2015 Update - News

by William 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 – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2015 Update

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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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 and Twitch 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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8 Comments

SjOne (on 18 March 2015)

The highs and low of the Wii brand


MatrosRx (on 17 March 2015)

Well, the Wii U will never sell anywhere close to 100 million, so this comparison will always be depressing on the one hand, on the other hand it's a good reminder of how well the Wii did last generation.


Platina (on 17 March 2015)

If the Wii is leading, shouldn't the graph be positive?


Qwark (on 17 March 2015)

No it should not, since the graphs shows Wii U vs Wii not the other way around.


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ReimTime (on 17 March 2015)

Yea that confused me too but these graph always compare the newer to the older I guess


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DanRybacki (on 17 March 2015)

The closest, most tense and unpredictable gap chart of them all.


Darwinianevolution (on 17 March 2015)

Poor WiiU. The gap will soon be as big as all the 8th gen home consoles sales combined.


super6646 (on 17 March 2015)

This.... sad.