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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 14 November 2016 / 40,645 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 September shows how close the race between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One really is. The gap has shrunk in the last few months.

The Xbox One passed the 13 million mark. The PlayStation 4 has sold 14.73 million units lifetime in the US, the Xbox One 13.06 million units, and the Wii U 5.56 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: 14,727,156

Xbox One Total Sales: 13,059,745

Wii U Total Sales: 5,558,878

 

The Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in September. The Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 by 47,872 units for the month and the Wii U by 293,425. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 245,553 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the Xbox One is up, is while the PlayStation 4 and Wii U are down. The Xbox One is up 47,644 units, the Xbox One is down 51,378 units, and the Wii U is down 45,573 units.

Looking at market share for the month of September, the Xbox One managed to achieve 51 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 4 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U a modest six percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 283,348

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 331,220

Wii U Monthly Sales: 37,795


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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
mekail2001 (on 15 November 2016)

I'm guessing the Xbox One will win at the end of this generation, poor Wii U line, its basically been flat for a few months now

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mekail2001 (on 15 November 2016)

I'm guessing the Xbox One will win at the end of this generation, poor Wii U line, its basically been flat for a few months now

  • +1