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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – June 2016 Update - VGChartz
PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – June 2016 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – June 2016 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 July 2016 / 50,221 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Worldwide’ 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 June 2016 shows how the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U, outselling both of them combined. The Xbox One in turn continues to increase its lead over the Wii U.

The PlayStation 4 passed the 42 million mark. The PS4 has sold 42.18 million units lifetime, the Xbox One 21.68 million units, and the Wii U 13.14 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 55 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 28 percent, and the Wii U 17 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 42,183,599

Xbox One Total Sales: 21,679,269

Wii U Total Sales: 13,139,054

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 June for the 24th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 457,083 units for the month and the Wii U by 742,413 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 285,330 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago all three platforms are down. The PlayStation 4 is down 237,365 units, the Xbox One is down 110,623 units, and the Wii U is down 113,534 units.

Looking at market share for the month of March, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 62 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 29 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U nine percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 867,030

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 409,947

Wii U Monthly Sales: 124,617

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.


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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2 Comments

Rab (on 22 July 2016)

Interesting the XB1 and Wii U travel very similarly over the year except during Xmas where XB1 seems to have a much bigger spike pushing ahead of the Wii U then settles back down to similar sales the rest of the year


Thisguywhokills (on 21 July 2016)

No surprise here PS4 is the king