PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Japan Lifetime Sales – February 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 23 March 2016 / 32,171 Views
Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Japan’ 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 in Japan for February shows how the gap has slowly shrunk between the PlayStation 4 and Wii U. The PlayStation 4 has outsold the Wii U most months since it launched. The Xbox One is almost non-existent in the land of the rising sun.
The Wii U has sold 3.10 million units lifetime, the PlayStation 2.50 million units, and the Xbox One 65,689 units.
Taking a look at the marketshare, the Wii U tops the other two platforms combined. The Wii U has a 55 percent market share, the PlayStation 4 sits at 44 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.
Wii U Total Sales: 3,095,120
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 2,495,406
Xbox One Total Sales: 65,689
The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U for the second straight month. The PlayStation 4 and Wii U have outsold the Xbox One every month since it launched in September 2014. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 97,309 units and the Xbox One by 112,626 units. The Wii U outsold the Xbox One by 15,317.
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 is up and the Wii U and Xbox One are down. The PlayStation 4 is up 6,229 units, the Wii U is down 9,265 units, and the Xbox One is down 1,596.
Looking at market share for the month of December, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve a massive 87 percent. The Wii U accounted for 12 percent of the consoles sold, and the Xbox One accounted for one percent.
Wii U Monthly Sales: 15,954
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 113,263
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 637
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