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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison - February 2021
This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Wii.
Switch Vs. Wii Global:
Gap change in latest month: 1,015,998 - Switch
Gap change over last 12 months: 9,623,183 - Switch
Total Lead: 6,505,620 - Switch
Switch Total Sales: 80,370,221
Wii Total Sales: 73,864,601
February 2021 is the 48th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month, the Switch has grown its lead by 1.02 million units when compared to the launch aligned sales of the Wii. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by 9.62 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the Wii by 6.51 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 48th month for the Nintendo Switch is February and for the Wii it is October 2010. The Switch has sold 80.37 million units, while the Wii sold 73.86 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii sold current Switch sales in month 50.
The Wii sold 101.63 million units worldwide during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 21.26 million units to outsell the Wii.