PS4 vs Wii in Europe – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2017 Update

PS4 vs Wii in Europe – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo, posted on 21 September 2017 / 5,137 Views

The VGChartz Gap charts are updated monthly and each article focuses on a different gap chart. The charts include comparisons between the 7th generation and 8th generation platforms, as well as comparisons within the 8th generation. All sales are worldwide, unless otherwise stated.

PlayStation 4 Vs. Wii Europe:

Gap change in latest month: 132,830 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,176,083 – PS4

Total Lead: 1,595,525 – PS4

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 25,063,097

Wii Total Sales: 23,467,572

During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 when compared with the Wii by 132,830 units. In the last 12 months the gap has grown in favor of the PS4 by 1.18 million units. The PS4 currently leads by 1.60 million units.

The Wii launched in December 2006 in Europe, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 25.06 million units, while the Wii sold 23.47 million units during the same timeframe.


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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6 Comments

Kerotan (on 21 September 2017)

Ps4 will create a monstrous lead over th Wii in europe going forward. It's on a completely different level.


LuccaSSC (on 21 September 2017)

Playstation always sells well in Europe.


kljesta64 (on 21 September 2017)

imagine what would happen if wii had no competition


AngryLittleAlchemist (on 21 September 2017)

imagine what would happen if ps4 had no competition.

no wait, better yet, imagine what would happen if no console ever had competition?


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Qwark (on 21 September 2017)

A second PS2 would happen I guess


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DonFerrari (on 22 September 2017)

It wouldn't have made much of difference since for most of the high selling period of Wii it had stock issues, and when it didn't haven was when it started to fade out.


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Qwark (on 21 September 2017)

Wij is starting to die in Europe and the PS4 us absolutely killing it in Europe,.both hardware and software.


siebensus4 (on 21 September 2017)

Starting to die? Wii's strongest holiday season is coming (2010). But yes, during year Wii begins to struggle...


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xl-klaudkil (on 22 September 2017)

Ps4ie absolutely insane in Europe! I wonder how it compares to ps2


DonFerrari (on 22 September 2017)

Being the 4th year already I don't think PS4 will get passed by Wii again.