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While a big step step up from its predecessor, XS is certainly no Switch.
And that's fine, it doesn't need to be to be successful.



Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023. (And over 130 million lifetime)

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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in the US - April 2022

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: 776,245 - Wii

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,162,339 - Switch

Total Lead: 3,048,735 - Wii

Switch Total Sales: 35,563,374

Wii Total Sales: 38,612,109

April 2022 is the 62nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the Wii has grown its lead over the Switch when you align the launches by 776,245 units.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by 2.16 million units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 3.05 million units.

The 62nd month for the Nintendo Switch is April 2022 and for the Wii it is December 2011. The Switch has sold 35.56 million units, while the Wii sold 38.61 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii sold current Switch sales in month 57.

The Wii sold 41.70 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 6.14 million units to outsell the Wii.



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Switch vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in the US - April 2022

This monthly series compares the aligned US sales of the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox 360.

The Xbox 360 launched in the US in November 2005, 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. Xbox 360 US:

Gap change in latest month: 1,737,823 - X360

Gap change over last 12 months: 40,626 - Switch

Total Lead: 13,292,142 - Switch

Switch Total Sales: 35,563,374

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 25,228,103

March 2022 is the 62nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in the US. During the latest month, the Xbox 360 has outsold the Nintendo Switch by 1.74 million units.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Xbox 360 by 40,626 units. The Switch is currently ahead of the Xbox 360 by 13.29 million units.

The 62nd month for the Nintendo Switch is April 2022 and for the Xbox 360 it is December 2010. The Switch has sold 35.56 million units, while the Xbox 360 sold 25.23 million units during the same timeframe. The Xbox 360 sold current Switch sales in month 83.

The Xbox 360 sold 43.75 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 8.19 million units to outsell the Xbox 360.



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.

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Switch vs Wii Sales Comparison in Europe - April 2022

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

The Wii launched in Europe in December 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 Europe:

Gap change in latest month: 97,335 - Switch

Gap change over last 12 months: 2,729,004 - Switch

Total Lead: 3,281,244- Wii

Switch Total Sales: 27,458,891

Wii Total Sales: 30,740,135

April 2022 is the 62nd month that the Nintendo Switch has been available for in Europe. During the latest month, the Switch caught up by 97,335 units.

In the last 12 months, the Switch has outsold the Wii by just 2.73 million units. The Wii is currently ahead of the Switch by 3.28 million units.

The 62nd month for the Nintendo Switch is April 2022 and for the Wii it is January 2012. The Switch has sold 27.46 million units, while the Wii sold 30.74 million units during the same timeframe. The Wii sold current Switch sales in month 53.

The Wii sold 33.12 million units in Europe during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 5.66 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.

trunkswd said:

The Xbox 360 sold 43.75 million units in the US during its lifetime. The Switch needs to sell another 8.19 million units to outsell the Xbox 360.

The gap between Switch and X360 is greater than the amount that Switch needs to sell in order to beat its lifetime total.  I know the X360 makes a comeback, but Switch is already so far ahead and it's still going strong.