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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in the US – Switch Closes the Gap in November 2020

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

Switch Vs. Wii US:

Gap change in latest month: 1,117,754 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 714,581 - Switch

Total Lead: 5,087,427 - Wii

Switch Total Sales: 24,234,784

Wii Total Sales: 29,322,211

November 2020 is the 45th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the Switch caught up to the Wii when you align the launches by 1.12 million units. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by 714,581 units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 5.09 million units.

The Wii launched in November 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.

The 45th month for the Nintendo Switch is November 2020 and for the Wii it is August 2010. The Switch has sold 24.23 million units, while the Wii sold 29.32 million units during the same timeframe.

The Wii sold 41.70 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 17.47 million units to outsell 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 Sales Comparison | Weekly Hardware Breakdown Top 10 | Weekly Sales Analysis | Marketshare Features, as well as daily news on the Video Game Industry.