PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – April 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 20 May 2016 / 39,300 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 Global:
Gap change in latest month: 136,560 – Wii
Gap change over last 12 months: 5,498,016 - Wii
Total Lead: 8,137,747 – Wii
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 40,589,739
Wii Total Sales: 48,727,486
April 2016 is the 30th month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Wii when compared with the Wii’s 30th month on sale. The gap increased by 136,560 units in the last month and 5.50 million units in the last 12 months. In the first 30 months, the Wii currently leads by 8.14 million units.
Both consoles launched in November. The Wii launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 40.59 million units in its first 30 months, while the Wii sold 48.73 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.