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PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2018 Update

PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 12 April 2018 / 5,104 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: 507,767 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 4,144,735 – PS4

Total Lead: 7,123,282 – Wii

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 76,554,313

Wii Total Sales: 83,677,595

February 2018 is the 52nd 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. The gap decreased by 507,767 units in the last month and by 4.14 million units. The Wii currently leads by 7.12 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 76.55 million units, while the Wii sold 83.68 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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD


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22 Comments
DialgaMarine (on 12 April 2018)

PS4 will pass Wii by June 2019

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Angelv577 DialgaMarine (on 12 April 2018)

I would say by the end of that year.

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Azuren DialgaMarine (on 12 April 2018)

I say by the end of this year. I predict a permanent price drop announcement at E3.

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tak13 DialgaMarine (on 12 April 2018)

He means wii LT sales...

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roadkillers (on 12 April 2018)

Well, watch out Wii. If it's true there will be no sign of PS5 until 2020 then the PS4 will take the lead by 2019. God of War, Death Stranding, Last of Us, Red Dead Redemption, SpiderMan, Kingdom Hearts, and probably some more.

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Replicant roadkillers (on 12 April 2018)

Yup. PS4 definitely overtakes Wii in 2019 no matter if PS5 releases in 2019 or not. Launches aligned PS4's 2019 corresponds to Wii's 2012 where it only sold 5.1M. Wii's 2007-2010 were highly impressive though.

Wii:
2006: 2.9M (1 month)
2007: 16.6M
2008: 24.2M
2009: 21.3M
2010: 17.3M
2011: 11.5M
2012: 5.1M
2013: 1.9M
2014: 0.5M
Total: 101.3M

  • +5
Amnesia (on 12 April 2018)
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