PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Global Lifetime Sales – July 2016 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 September 2016 / 50,930 Views
Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Worldwide’ 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 July 2016 shows how the PlayStation 4 has continued to grow its lead over the Xbox One and Wii U, outselling both of them combined for another month. The Xbox One in turn continues to increase its lead over the Wii U.
The Xbox One passed the 22 million mark. The PS4 has sold 42.96 million units lifetime, the Xbox One 22.04 million units, and the Wii U 13.24 million units.
Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 55 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 28 percent, and the Wii U 17 percent.
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 42,956,249
Xbox One Total Sales: 22,041,382
Wii U Total Sales: 13,241,339
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 July for the 25th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 309,276 units for the month and the Wii U by 517,185 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 207,909 units.
When you compare monthly sales to a year ago all three platforms are down. The PlayStation 4 is down 106,959 units, the Xbox One is down 26,132 units, and the Wii U is down 41,418 units.
Looking at market share for the month of July, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 60 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 30 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U 10 percent.
PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 622,466
Xbox One Monthly Sales: 313,190
Wii U Monthly Sales: 105,281
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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