PS4 vs Wii in the US – VGChartz Gap Charts – January 2020 - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 24 February 2020 / 3,674 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 US:
Gap change in latest month: 78,917 – PS4
Gap change over last 12 months: 1,988,141 – PS4
Total Lead: 8,397,912 – Wii
PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 32,370,579
Wii Total Sales: 40,768,491
January 2020 is the 74th month that the PlayStation 4 has been available for in the US. During the latest month the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 4 when compared with the Wii during the same timeframe. The PlayStation 4 has caught up to the Wii by 78,917 units and in the last 12 months outsold the Wii by 1.99 million units. The Wii currently leads by 8.40 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 32.37 million units, while the Wii sold 40.77 million units during the same timeframe.
The Wii sold units 41.70 million lifetime in the US, therefore the PlayStation 4 needs to sell another 9.33 million units to outsell the Wii.
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