PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – May 2015 Update - PS4 23.2M, Xbox One 12.8M, Wii U 9.7M

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – May 2015 Update - PS4 23.2M, Xbox One 12.8M, Wii U 9.7M - Sales

by William D'Angelo, posted on 03 July 2015 / 19,585 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Worldwide’ article. This series compares monthly and lifetime sales of the 8th generation of home consoles - the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U in May 2015 we can see that the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U.

The PlayStation 4 passed the 23 million mark this month and has sold 23.22 million units lifetime, the Xbox One has sold 12.84 million units, and the Wii U 9.73 million units.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 23,217,798

Xbox One Total Sales: 12,835,320

Wii U Total Sales: 9,727,909

The PlayStation 4 has outsold both the Xbox One and Wii U every month since it launched in November 2013. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U in May for the 11th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 344,623 units for the month and the Wii U by 476,152 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 131,529 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PS4 and Xbox One are up, while the Wii U is down. The PlayStation 4 is up 4,573 units, the Xbox One is up 100,707 units, and the Wii U is down 74,110 units.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 617,578

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 272,955

Wii U Monthly Sales: 141,426

The Wii U beat the PS4 and Xbox One to the market by a year. The Wii U launched in November 2012, while the PS4 and Xbox One launched in November 2013.

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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. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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