In the latest month the Nintendo Switch has surpassed the lifetime sales of the Wii U. It took just 11 months for the hybrid console to surpass its predecessor. The Nintendo Switch outsold the Wii U by 1.27 million units in the last month and currently leads by 894,561 units.
The Wii U launched in November 2012, while the Nintendo Switch launched worldwide in March 2017. The Switch has sold 14.46 million units, while the Wii U has sold 13.56 million units.