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PS4 vs Wii in the US Sales Comparison - PS4 Barely Closes Gap in October 2020

This monthly series compares the aligned US sales of the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Wii.

PlayStation 4 Vs. Wii US:

Gap change in latest month: 11,596 - PS4

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,422,299 - PS4

Total Lead: 7,014,980

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 34,179,958

Wii Total Sales: 41,194,938

October 2020 is the 84th 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 Nintendo Wii during the same timeframe. The PlayStation 4 has caught up to the Wii by 11,596 units in the last month and in the last 12 months outsold the Wii by 2.42 million units. The Wii currently leads by 7.01 million units.

Both consoles launched in November in the US. The Wii launched in November 2006, while the PlayStation 4 launched in November 2013. This does mean the holidays for the two consoles do lineup.

The 84th month for the PlayStation 4 is October 2020, while for the Wii it is October 2013. The PlayStation 4 has sold 34.18 million units, while the Wii sold 41.19 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii reached current PS4 sales in month 52.

The Wii sold units 41.70 million lifetime in the US, therefore the PlayStation 4 needs to sell another 7.52 million units to catch up to the lifetime sales of the Wii.

VGChartz Sales Analyst and Writer - William D'Angelo - I stream on Twitch and have my own YoutubeFollow me on Twitter @TrunksWD.

Writer of the Gap Charts | Weekly Hardware Breakdown Top 10 | Weekly Sales Analysis | Marketshare Features, as well as daily news on the Video Game Industry.