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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison - April 2021

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

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.

Switch Vs. Wii Global:

Gap change in latest month: 3,319,684 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 11,568,745 - Switch

Total Lead: 2,974,631 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 84,880,177

Wii Total Sales: 81,905,546

April 2021 is the 50th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for. During the latest month, the Wii has caught up by 3.32 million units when compared to the launch aligned sales of the Switch. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by 11.57 million units. The Switch is currently ahead of the Wii by 2.97 million units.

The 50th month for the Nintendo Switch is April 2021 and for the Wii it is December 2010. The Switch has sold 84.88 million units, while the Wii sold 81.91 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii reached current Switch sales in month 55 where it sold 85.46 million units.

The Wii sold 101.63 million units worldwide during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 16.75 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.

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