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PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – December 2018 Update

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

by William D'Angelo , posted on 10 February 2019 / 3,429 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: 388,000 – Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 6,515,151 – PS4

Total Lead: 1,771,768 – Wii

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 91,619,394

Wii Total Sales: 93,391,162

December 2018 is the 62nd month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the Wii when compared with the PS4 during the same timeframe. The gap increased by 388,000 units in the last month. However, in the last 12 months the PlayStation 4 has closed the gap by 6.52 million units. The Wii currently leads by 1.77 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 91.62 million units, while the Wii sold 93.39 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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KingofTrolls (on 10 February 2019)

It's happening.

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only777 (on 11 February 2019)

Wii is about to flat line

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siebensus4 (on 10 February 2019)

That was probably the last fight which the Wii won against PS4.

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ZS (on 10 February 2019)

Overtake the wii by the middle of the year perhaps!

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JWeinCom (on 11 February 2019)

Wii sells about 5 million I think in 2012. So I think it should take till about the middle of the year till the PS4 finally overtakes it. Wii stayed ahead for about 5 and a half years. Not bad.

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gemini_d@rk (on 11 February 2019)

2 or 3 months to pass, maybe at end of fiscal year.

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