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PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2019 Update

PS4 vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – February 2019 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 April 2019 / 4,332 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: 530,978 – PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 6,589,992 – PS4

Total Lead: 876,363 – Wii

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 93,622,127

Wii Total Sales: 94,498,490

February 2019 is the 64th 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 during the same timeframe. The gap decreased by 530,978 units in the last month. In the last 12 months the PlayStation 4 has closed the gap by 6.59 million units. The Wii currently leads by 876,363 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 93/62 million units, while the Wii sold 94.50 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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lombrico (on 03 April 2019)

it isn't much meaningful, wii's competitors are both stronger than One.
I think wii has won whatever ps4's result, it was a unexpected unique console

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Darwinianevolution (on 03 April 2019)

This has been a really intense competition, but it's coming to a close soon. Still, the fact that the Wii has kept the PS4 at bay for most of its lifetime is astounding, and if the PS5 releases next year, the gap between the two is not going to be as wide as most people think. PS4 will probably reach GameBoy numbers, not bad in the least.

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If PS5 launches holidays 2020, PS4 should reach GB numbers in shipped units by then. Could reach that number in hard sales if Sony finally does that magical $199 price point. Honestly, PS4 has so much traction even still that I can see it doing another 15 - 20 million after the PS5 releases. I’m still calling 135 million LT, personally.

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DialgaMarine (on 03 April 2019)

And many claimed this wouldn’t happen. Heck, I even remember a user or two in this forum saying it wouldn’t even reach PS3 numbers. We’re well passed that threshold, and the console is still going strong. 135 million units LT is my bet

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gemini_d@rk (on 03 April 2019)

Its timeeee

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