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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – Febuary 2015 Update - PS4 20.22M, Xbox One 11.64M, Wii U 9.33M - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 March 2015 / 24,415 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Worldwide’ article. 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.

 PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – Febuary 2015 Update - PS4 20.22M, Xbox One 11.64M, Wii U 9.33M

Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U in February shows how the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U.

The PlayStation 4 passed the 20 million mark this month. The PS4 has sold 20.22 million units lifetime, the Xbox One 11.64 million units, and the Wii U 9.33 million units.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 20,215,802

Xbox One Total Sales: 11,638,701

Wii U Total Sales: 9,329,635

 PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – Febuary 2015 Update - PS4 20.22M, Xbox One 11.64M, Wii U 9.33M

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 February for the eighth straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 477,697 units for the month and the Wii U by 627,611. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 149,914 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 176,193 units, the Xbox One is up 87,256 units and the Wii U is up 25,996 units.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 819,402

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 341,705

Wii U Monthly Sales: 191,791

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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TesseractE (on 12 March 2015)

Good lord. PS4's just under the COMBINED sales numbers of the X1 and WiiU.

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WebMasterFlex (on 12 March 2015)

PS4 domination complete

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super6646 (on 12 March 2015)

Wii U overtracked, everything else seems good.

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DanRybacki super6646 (on 12 March 2015)

Silly Nintendo fanboys downvoting you!

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freedquaker (on 12 March 2015)

XB1 has increased YoY because it got a $150 price cut!

WiiU has increased YoY because a) It was too low to begin with, b) It had too few exclusives a year before, c) WiiU awareness started to increase with the advent of the new generation at full scale.

PS4 might be a bit down, a) Because of increased competition from XB1, b) because of the cooling down of the initial excitement until more convincing exclusives arrive, c) This time of the year is traditionally underwhelming and it was last year the odd ball, with the initial shortage of supple pouring into the new year off of the 2013 Christmas season.

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super6646 freedquaker (on 16 March 2015)

50$ actually. Removing the kinect doesn't count

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