Switch vs Wii U – VGChartz Gap Charts – October 2017 Update - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 09 December 2017 / 6,684 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.
Switch Vs. Wii U Global:
Gap change in latest month: 893,711 – Switch
Total Lead: 5,609,821 – Wii U
Switch Total Sales: 7,915,989
Wii U Total Sales: 13,525,810
In the latest month the Nintendo Switch has moved even closer to the lifetime sales of the Wii U by 893,711 units. In just eight months the Switch has been able to sell nearly 60 percent of what the Wii U has done lifetime. The Wii U’s lead has shrunk down to 5.61 million units.
The Wii U launched in November 2012, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 7.82 million units, while the Wii U has sold 13.53 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 email@example.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.