PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe Lifetime Sales – November 2016 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe Lifetime Sales – November 2016 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 January 2017 / 40,921 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe’ 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 Europe in November 2016 (October 30 - November 26) shows how much the PlayStation 4 has dominated in the region. It has sold 1.91 times more units than the Xbox One and Wii U combined.

The PlayStation 4 topped 19 million units sold. The PlayStation 4 has sold 19.60 million units lifetime in Europe, the Xbox One 6.86 million units, and the Wii U 3.39 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 66 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 23 percent, and the Wii U 11 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 19,602,398

Xbox One Total Sales: 6,859,858

Wii U Total Sales: 3,389,340


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 for the 28th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 795,001 units for the month and the Wii U by 1,107,941 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 312,940 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago all three platforms are down. The PlayStation 4 is down by 110,651 units, the Xbox One is down 87,707 units and the Wii U is down 60,262 units.

Looking at market share for the month, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 73 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 23 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U just four percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 1,171,341

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 376,340

Wii U Monthly Sales: 63,400

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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