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

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 December 2016 / 40,340 Views

Welcome to the latest edition of the ‘PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe’ 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 Europe in October shows how much the PlayStation 4 has dominated in the region. It has sold 1.88 times more units than the Xbox One and Wii U combined.

The PlayStation 4 topped 18 million units sold. The PlayStation 4 has sold 18.43 million units lifetime in Europe, the Xbox One 6.49 million units, and the Wii U 3.33 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 65 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 23 percent, and the Wii U 12 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 18,431,057

Xbox One Total Sales: 6,488,518

Wii U Total Sales: 3,325,940


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 September for the 27th straight month. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One by 250,127 units for the month and the Wii U by 470,162 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 220,035 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are up, while the Wii U is down. The PlayStation 4 is up by 45,846 units, the Xbox One is down 72,961 units and the Wii U is down 17,891 units.

Looking at market share for the month, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 64 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 32 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U just four percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 500,734

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 250,607

Wii U Monthly Sales: 30,572

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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Michelasso (on 09 December 2016)

The PS4 is running so sky high that the line doesn't even fit in the chart! ^_^

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