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PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update

PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – May 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 July 2017 / 27,890 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 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 280,365 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 3,160,377 - Wii

Total Lead: 11,196,723 – Wii

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 59,182,721

Wii Total Sales: 70,379,444

May 2017 is the 43rd 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 43rd month on sale. The gap decreased by 280,365 units in the last month. Over the last 12 months it has increased by 3.16 million units. The Wii currently leads by 11.20 million units.

Both consoles launched in November. The Wii launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 59.18 million units, while the Wii sold 70.40 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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lombrico (on 16 July 2017)

independently of the finale Wii has won, PS4 has more models and marketing but the wii-idea is stronger than all ps-families.

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Ggordon (on 16 July 2017)

Wii was amazing i miss my wii alot right now i sold it 2 years ago and now i want it back. I think ill get one soon cause i really want to play twilight princess again and super mario galaxy

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flashfire926 (on 15 July 2017)

This is the point where ps4's rally starts.

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Azuren flashfire926 (on 15 July 2017)

Moreso the point where the Wii's luster behind to fade. The PS4 has been gradually gaining speed, where the Wii was mostly front loaded sales.

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Jranation (on 15 July 2017)

Holy! Can't believe the Wii did that in that amount of time!

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DialgaMarine (on 15 July 2017)

It's starting to turn.

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