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PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U Japan Lifetime Sales – December 2015 Update

VGChartz' William D'Angelo writes: "Looking at the total sales of the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U in in Japan for December shows how the gap has slowly shrunk between the PlayStation 4 and Wii U. The PlayStation 4 has outsold the Wii U most months since it launched. However, the gap grew in December. The Xbox One is almost non-existent in the land of the rising sun.

The Wii U crossed the three million mark. The Wii U has sold 3.02 million units lifetime, the PlayStation 2.26 million units, and the Xbox One 64,543 units.

Taking a look at the marketshare, the Wii U tops the other two platforms combined. The Wii U has a 57 percent market share, the PlayStation 4 sits at 42 percent, and the Xbox One just one percent.

Wii U Total Sales: 3,020,227

PlayStation 4 Total Sales: 2,261,079

Xbox One Total Sales: 64,543"

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BlueOnBlue221526d ago

Poor xbox it only sells in the USA ,MS have to start making some new IP"s and if VR kicks off its only going to get worse!

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bf0007779661525d ago (Edited 1525d ago )

I just see two lines where is the third

miyamoto1525d ago

Will M$ finally learn how different the video game industry is from other entertainment industries; how unique the video gamers are?
M$ thought that video gamers are just like TV couch potatoes and moviegoers and tried to hit them with "one" stone. LOL!

TwoForce1525d ago

Well, PS4 and Wii U are only true competitors in Japan.

nogoodusernamesleft1524d ago

ms has nothing to worry about with sony vr. it's going to sell only 3 units.

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FallenAngel19841526d ago

It was reported that PS4 already sold 2.3 million in Japan in Decrmber

uth111525d ago

their number rounds to 2.3 million. Counting sales is never an exact science.

hellothere19771525d ago

nothing says "dead" better than a flatline.

chrisx1525d ago

Its like the xbone doesn't even exist in Japan

DivineAssault 1525d ago

smh its sad M$ is doing so bad out there.. Its like they dont GAF.. I guess the US will help them afloat.. Nintendo is the complete opposite where its doing well in japan but suffering out here.. IDK but im a sony and nintendo guy regardless of numbers.. I support both of them because i want more of the software they offer.. I might get xb1 someday for a couple games but im more interested in PSVR, PS4, & Nintendo games..

Kyoshi1525d ago

Microsoft probably doesn't care anymore, because Japan has shown that no matter what MS does. they don't care for whatever reason. MS tried to push the 360 in Japan with multiple new JRPG franchises and did Japan care? No, because 'reasons'.

DivineAssault 1525d ago

They need to keep at it.. Its not going to be easy but they need more.. I stopped buying M$ products when the RPGs stopped so japan wont even look at their products

BG115791525d ago

I remember when the Xbox came to Japan, and MS executive's said that the console would release in Japan with a smaller controller because Japanese had smaller hands...
At this point, I believe that Japanese have a very long memory.

deester1524d ago

because it is american made product and the other 2 are japan made products it is not that hard to understand

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