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PS4 vs Wii in Europe – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2016 Update

PS4 vs Wii in Europe – VGChartz Gap Charts – July 2016 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 19 September 2016 / 37,328 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 Europe:

Gap change in latest month: 26,499 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 54,092 - Wii

Total Lead: 419,442 – PS4

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 17,232,079

Wii Total Sales: 16,812,637

July 2016 is the 33rd month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the PS4 when compared with the Wii’s 33rd month on sale by 26,499 units. In the last 12 months the gap has grown in favor of the Wii by 54,092 units. The PS4 currently leads by 419,442 units.

The Wii launched in December 2006 in Europe, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 17.23 million units in its first 30 months, while the Wii sold 16.81 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 or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Pavolink (on 19 September 2016)

Go Wii!

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Viktor (on 20 September 2016)

A PS4 /Wii comparison in Japan would be welcome.

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ps_wiro (on 20 September 2016)

Wow! Ps4 really doing the job in Europe!

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Zarkho (on 19 September 2016)

Why not global sales...?

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JWeinCom Zarkho (on 19 September 2016)

They have that one too.

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Darwinianevolution Zarkho (on 19 September 2016)

Europe is an interesting place to compare, because it's the region where Wii and PS4 sales are the closest. In NA, it's going to take a long time for the PS4 to catch the Wii, and home console sales are traditionally low and slow in Japan.

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Dark_Lord_2008 (on 21 September 2016)

Go the PS4, the best system of all time!

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