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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in the US - November 2021

This monthly series compares the aligned US 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 US:

Gap change in latest month: 952,301 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,191,218 - Switch

Total Lead: 2,895,209 - Wii

Switch Total Sales: 32,881,724

Wii Total Sales: 35,776,933

November 2021 is the 57th month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the Switch has shrunk the gap with the Wii when you align the launches by 952,301 units. In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by 2.19 million units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 2.90 million units.

The 57th month for the Nintendo Switch is November 2021 and for the Wii it is July 2011. The Switch has sold 32.88 million units, while the Wii sold 35.78 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii sold current Switch sales in month 50.

The Wii sold 41.70 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 8.82 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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