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Switch vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2018 Update

Switch vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – March 2018 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 May 2018 / 5,127 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 Global:

Gap change in latest month: 632,258 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 884,581 - Wii

Total Lead: 915,599 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 16,108,373

Wii Total Sales: 15,192,774

March 2018 is the 13th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the Wii has closed the gap with the Switch slightly. The Wii outsold the Switch by 632,258 units in the last month and by 884,581 units in the last 12 months. The Switch is currently ahead of the Wii by 915,599 units.

The Wii launched in November 2006, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 16.11 million units, while the Wii sold 15.19 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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CaptainExplosion (on 30 April 2018)

Alright Switch, playing with it's bigger brother now! :D

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p53sionix (on 30 April 2018)

Whilst this is a testament to how well the Switch is selling, I still don't think that it'll outsell the Wii. They need more of the casual crowd for that - and no Labo won't do it.

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