PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – April 2015 Update - PS4 22.4M, Xbox One 12.5M, Wii U 9.6M - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 30 May 2015 / 37,625 Views
Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Worldwide’ article. This 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 April 2015 shows how the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U.
The PlayStation 4 passed the 22 million mark this month. The PS4 has sold 22.39 million units lifetime, the Xbox One 12.50 million units, and the Wii U 9.65 million units.
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 22,389,944
Xbox One Total Sales: 12,503,922
Wii U Total Sales: 9,646,187
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 April for the 10th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 376,725 units for the month and the Wii U by 576,213 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 199,488 units.
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago all three consoles are up. The PlayStation 4 is up 115,555 units, the Xbox One is up 132,292 units, and the Wii U is up 25,347 units.
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 716,133
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 339,408
Wii U Monthly Sales: 139,920
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.
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