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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in Europe - February 2022

Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in Europe - February 2022 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 02 April 2022 / 4,614 Views

The VGChartz sales comparison series of articles are updated monthly and each one focuses on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. The charts include comparisons between the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, as well as with older platforms. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as the US, Europe, and Japan.

This monthly series compares the aligned European sales of the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Wii.

The Wii launched in Europe in December 2006, while the Nintendo Switch launched in March 2017. Therefore, the holiday periods for the two consoles do not lineup, which is why there are big increases and decreases.

Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in Europe - February 2022

Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in Europe - February 2022

Switch Vs. Wii Europe:

Gap change in latest month: 209,750 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 1,900,519 - Switch

Total Lead: 1,765,296 - Wii

Switch Total Sales: 27,746,591

Wii Total Sales: 29,511,887

February 2022 is the 60th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Europe. During the latest month, the Wii grew its lead by 209,750 units. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by just 1.90 million units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 1.77 million units.

The 60th month for the Nintendo Switch is February 2022 and for the Wii it is November 2011. The Switch has sold 27.75 million units, while the Wii sold 29.51 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii sold current Switch sales in month 54.

The Wii sold 33.88 million units in Europe during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 6.13 million units to outsell the Wii.


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 wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
Mnementh (on 02 April 2022)

Momentum is clearly in favor of Switch and if 2022 Switch still keeps up it can beat the Wii. Looks good for Switch, more and more lifetime sales are overtaken.

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Eagle367 (on 02 April 2022)

Switch will definitely win this as well

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