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PS5 vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2023

PS5 vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2023 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 June 2023 / 3,273 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 worldwide sales of the PlayStation 5 and Wii.

The PlayStation 5 launched in November 2020, while the Nintendo Wii launched in November 2006. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.

PS5 vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2023

PS5 vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2023

PS5 vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2023

PS5 Vs. Wii Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 475,905 - PS5

Gap change over last 12 months: 5,270,623 - Wii

Total Lead: 11,287,949 - Wii

PlayStation 5 Total Sales: 37,439,537

Wii Total Sales: 48,727,486

April 2023 is the 30th month the PlayStation 5 has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the PlayStation 5 when compared to the aligned launch of the Nintendo Wii by 0.48 million units.

In the last 12 months, the Nintendo Wii has outsold the PlayStation 5 by 5.27 million units. The Nintendo Wii is ahead of the PlayStation 5 by 11.29 million units.

The PlayStation 5 has sold 37.44 million units in 30 months, while the Nintendo Wii sold 48.73 million units. Month 30 for the PlayStation 5 is April 2023 and for the Nintendo Wii it is April 2009.

The Nintendo Wii crossed 50 million in month 32, 60 million in month 38, 70 million in month 43, and 80 million in month 50. The Nintendo Wii sold 101.63 million units lifetime. The PS5 is 64.19 million units behind lifetime Wii sales.

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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Wman1996 (on 07 June 2023)

These stats just make it all the more painful for Nintendo to reflect on how they nailed the Wii at first and then 2011-early 2017 was a joke for their home console sales.

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