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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe Lifetime Sales – May 2017 Update

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Europe Lifetime Sales – May 2017 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 July 2017 / 25,854 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 May 2017 shows how much the PlayStation 4 has dominated in the region. It has sold more than two times more units than the Xbox One and Wii U combined.

The PlayStation 4 has sold 23.54 million units lifetime in Europe, the Xbox One 8.03 million units, and the Wii U 3.52 million units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the PlayStation 4 tops the other two platforms combined. The PlayStation 4 has 67 percent market share, the Xbox One sits at 23 percent, and the Wii U 10 percent.

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 23,543,196

Xbox One Total Sales: 8,031,261

Wii U Total Sales: 3,516,211


The PlayStation 4 outsold the Xbox One by 425,221 units for the month and the Wii U by 524,585 units. The Xbox One outsold the Wii U by 99,364 units.

When you compare monthly sales to a year ago the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are up. The PlayStation 4 is up by 236,547 units, the Xbox One is up by 29,797 units and the Wii U is down 37,430 units.

Looking at market share for the month, the PlayStation 4 managed to achieve 82 percent. The Xbox One accounted for 17 percent of the consoles sold, and the Wii U just one percent.

PlayStation 4 Monthly Sales: 534,061

Xbox One Monthly Sales: 108,840

Wii U Monthly Sales: 9,476

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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