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PS4 vs Wii U in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2017 Update

PS4 vs Wii U in Japan – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 07 April 2017 / 38,152 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.

PS4 Vs. Wii U Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 133,614 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,699,523 – PS4

Total Lead: 1,099,809 – PS4

PS4 Total Sales: 4,417,442

Wii U Total Sales: 3,317,633

In its latest month on sale in Japan the PlayStation 4 outsold the Wii U by 133,614 units and has extended its lead. It also sold 1.70 million more units in the last 12 months. The PlayStation 4 currently leads by 1.10 million units.

The Wii U launched in Japan on December 8th, 2012, while the PlayStation 4 launched on February 22nd, 2014. The PlayStation 4 has sold 4.42 million units, while the Wii U has sold 3.32 million units.


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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15 Comments
Kerotan (on 08 April 2017)

This comparison is nearly at an end. What an enjoyable roller-coaster it's been. Congrats ps4!

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tak13 (on 07 April 2017)

Although, since it gets so much views... I can understand!

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tak13 (on 07 April 2017)
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