In the latest month the Nintendo Switch has moved even closer to the lifetime sales of the Wii U by 923,053 units. In just seven months the Switch has been able to sell more than half of what the Wii U has sold. The Wii U’s lead has shrunk down to 6.50 million units.
The Wii U launched in November 2012, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 7.02 million units, while the Wii U has sold 13.52 million units.