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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 05 December 2016 / 41,944 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 October shows how close the race between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One really is. The gap has shrunk in the last four months.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 14.97 million units lifetime in the US, the Xbox One 13.40 million units, and the Wii U 5.58 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 40 percent, and the Wii U 16 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 14,969,003

Xbox One Total Sales: 13,402,707

Wii U Total Sales: 5,580,600

 

The Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in October. The Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 by 101,115 units for the month and the Wii U by 321,240. The PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 220,125 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 39,835 units, the PlayStation 4 is down 41,618 units, and the Wii U is down 48,236 units.

Looking at market share for the month of October, the Xbox One managed to achieve 56 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 40 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U a modest four percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 241,847

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 342,962

Wii U Monthly Sales: 21,722


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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1 Comments
PotatoPotato (on 04 December 2016)

Xbox One managed to achieve 56 percent. The PlayStation 4 accounted for 40 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U a modest four percent.
"A modest four percent"

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