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Switch vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2019 Update

Switch vs Wii – VGChartz Gap Charts – June 2019 Update - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 03 August 2019 / 3,502 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: 497,501 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 6,844,252 - Wii

Total Lead: 10,992,986 - Wii

Switch Total Sales: 35,551,732

Wii Total Sales: 46,544,718

June 2019 is the 28th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month the Wii has grew its lead by 497,501 units. In the last 12 months the Wii has outsold the Switch by 6.84 million units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 10.99 million units.

The Wii launched in November 2006, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. The Switch has sold 35.55 million units, while the Wii sold 46.54 million units during the same timeframe.

The 28th month for the Nintendo Switch is June 2019 and for the Wii it is February 2009.

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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Bofferbrauer2 (on 24 July 2019)

This will become very interesting after the launch of the Lite

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aris4me (on 25 July 2019)

Switch hasn't shown its teeth yet... Lets see the switch lite, and if next year we have a truly "pro" switch...

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DaAndy (on 24 July 2019)

Would be very interesting to see a break down by region :-)
In Japan Switch should have overtaken Wii launches aligned, shouldn't it?

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Mnementh (on 24 July 2019)

Well, Wii is a monster. When is the point reached where the Wii-momentum dried up?

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Amnesia Mnementh (on 24 July 2019)

Q2 FY2010

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Mnementh Mnementh (on 24 July 2019)

So, a bit more than a year to the turning point.

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CosmicSex (on 24 July 2019)

The Wii was one of the greatest of all time in terms of console sales. It even took the PS4 some time to match it and now obviously pass it. I do not see the Switch matching the Wii though. It will post respectable numbers though.

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