Sep 28th, 2016

PS4 surpasses Wii U in lifetime sales in Japan

There’s a new king of home consoles in Japan: the PS4 has surpassed the Wii U as the best selling current gen console.

The PS4 has sold 3,267,243 units in Japan, compared to the Wii U’s 3,265,329 units, according to Japanese sales tracker Media Create.

The Wii U launched over a year ahead of the PS4 — the Wii U launched on December 8, 2012 in Japan while the PS4 launched on February 22, 2014.

Worldwide, it’s a completely different picture: the Wii U has sold 13 million units worldwide, the PS4 has sold 43 million units.

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