PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Japan Lifetime Sales – April 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 June 2016 / 47,492 Views
Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Japan’ article. This series compares the 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 in Japan for April shows how quickly the PlayStation 4 has been catching up to the Wii U in 2016.
The Wii U has sold 3.15 million units lifetime, the PlayStation 2.74 million units, and the Xbox One 66,973 units.
Taking a look at the marketshare, the Wii U has a 53 percent market share, the PlayStation 4 sits at 46 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.
Wii U Total Sales: 3,153,234
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 2,739,081
Xbox One Total Sales: 66,973
The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U for a fourth straight month. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 64,941 units and the Xbox One by 92,193 units. The Wii U outsold the Xbox One by 27,252.
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 is up, while the Wii U and Xbox One are down. The PlayStation 4 is up 22,208 units, the Wii U is down 13,190 units, and the Xbox One is down 1,000.
Looking at market share for the month, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve a massive 87 percent. The Wii U accounted for 23 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One accounted for less than one percent.
Wii U Monthly Sales: 27,769
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 92,710
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 517
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