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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U USA Lifetime Sales – June 2016 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U USA Lifetime Sales – June 2016 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 26 July 2016 / 42,710 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U USA’ 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 the US in June shows how close the race between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One really is. However, the gap has grown in favor of the PlayStation 4 in recent months and is nearing two million units.

The PlayStation 4 passed the 14 million mark. PS4 has sold 14.12 million units lifetime in the US, the Xbox One 12.28 million units, and the Wii U 5.47 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms. The PlayStation 4 has a 44 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 39 percent, and the Wii U 17 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 14,120,112

Xbox One Total Sales: 12,282,566

Wii U Total Sales: 5,474,391


The PlayStation 4 has outsold the Xbox One for eight straight months. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 23,198 units for the month and the Wii U by 201,619. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 178,421 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago all three platforms are down. The PlayStation 4 is down 131,920 units, the Xbox One is down 80,404 units, and the Wii U is down 43,209 units.

Looking at market share for the month of June, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 49 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 44 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U a modest seven percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 235,321

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 212,123

Wii U Monthly Sales: 33,702

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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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