PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Lifetime Sales – January 2015 Update - PS4 19.05M, Xbox One 11.3M, Wii U 9.14M - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 15 February 2015 / 24,723 Views
Welcome to the fourth of a new series of monthly articles. This new series will be comparing 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 January shows how the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U. also shows how sales quickly decline from the peak month of December.
The PlayStation 4 passed the 19 million mark this month, the Xbox One passed the 11 million mark and the Wii U has passed the nine million mark. The PS4 has sold 19.05 million units lifetime, the Xbox One 11.30 million units, and the Wii U 9.14 million units.
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 19,052,353
Xbox One Total Sales: 11,298,462
Wii U Total Sales: 9,137,844
The PlayStation 4 has outsold both the Xbox One and Wii U every month since its release 15 months ago. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U in December for the seventh straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 601,529 units for the month and the Wii U by 436,827. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 152,719 units.
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the Xbox One and Wii U are up, while the PlayStation 4 is down. The PlayStation 4 is down 131,524 units, the Xbox One is up 53,818 units and the Wii U is up 7,064 units.
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 601,529
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 317,421
Wii U Monthly Sales: 164,702
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. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.