Observations on Media Create for the Week of July 3, 2017 – July 9, 2017

NintendObserver25 games on Nintendo, 25 games on PlayStation.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856) – 121,444 / NEW
  2. +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 13,436 / 563,495
  3. -1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 12,653 / 161,361
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Omega Labyrinth Z # <RPG> (D3 Publisher) {2017.07.06} (¥7,884) – 9,320 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PSV] Omega Labyrinth Z # <RPG> (D3 Publisher) {2017.07.06} (¥7,344) – 8,821 / NEW
  6. +1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 7,830 / 530,012
  7. -6/ [3DS] Radiant Historia Perfect Chronology # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.06.29} (¥6,998) – 5,349 / 29,945
  8. 0/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 4,328 / 1,538,993
  9. +1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 3,589 / 360,800
  10. +5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 3,405 / 3,284,888
  11. -6/ [PS4] Portal Knights <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.06.29} (¥3,240) – 3,389 / 14,888
  12. +1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 3,368 / 1,173,784
  13. -1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III Game of the Year Edition <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (¥6,372) – 3,286 / 6,530
  14. -8/ [3DS] The Alliance Alive <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.06.22} (¥6,782) – 3,072 / 39,578
  15. -4/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.05.25} (¥7,344) – 2,877 / 59,564
  16. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,804 / 198,696
  17. +1/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 2,594 / 175,491
  18. +1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072) – 2,445 / 211,210
  19. +1/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 2,409 / 1,059,665
  20. +4/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 2,253 / 352,096
  21. +1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  22. +16/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  23. -14/ [NSW] LEGO City Undercover <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.06.29} (¥6,156)
  24. +2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  25. +4/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  26. +1/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  27. +6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  28. +2/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378)
  29. +7/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  30. +5/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  31. -27/ [PSV] Osomatsu-san The Game Hachamecha Shuushoku Advice – Date or Work # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.06.29} (¥6,804)
  32. -7/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  33. -12/ [PS4] Tekken 7 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥8,856)
  34. -6/ [PSV] God Wars: Toki wo Koete <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.06.22} (¥7,344)
  35. +4/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  36. +5/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072)
  37. +7/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  38. -1/ [PS4] Farpoint # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.22} (¥6,372)
  39. +6/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  40. BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  41. -1/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184)
  42. +1/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  43. -20/ [PS4] LEGO City Undercover <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.06.29} (¥6,156)
  44. BACK/ [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.12.08} (¥6,156)
  45. -11/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online Complete Pack <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.20} (¥6,264)
  46. -15/ [PS4] God Wars: Toki wo Koete <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.06.22} (¥7,344)
  47. +1/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  48. -2/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!! <TBL> (Nintendo) {2016.12.22} (¥5,378)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 29,771 (29,194), +2% (+14%) / 4,907,690
  2. Nintendo Switch — 26,256 (25,805), +2% (+15%) / 1,066,081
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 14,890 (15,720), -5% (+7%) / 22,902,529
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,572 (4,403), +4% (+8%) / 5,644,201
  5. Wii U — 164 (153), +7% (+2%) / 3,287,006
  6. PlayStation 3 — 148 (193), -23% (-4%) / 10,466,507

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 25
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 25
Total home Nintendo titles: / 25
Total portable Nintendo titles: 16 / 25
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 21 / 25
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 25

1st, PS4 — 21
2nd, 3DS — 16
3rd, Switch — 6
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (3)

NEW/ [PS4] Gundam Versus #
NEW/ [PS4] Omega Labyrinth Z #
NEW/ [PSV] Omega Labyrinth Z #

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, PSVita — 1

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best)
BACK/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!!
BACK/ [WIU] New Super Mario Bros. U
BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu

1st, 3DS — 2
2nd, WiiU — 1
2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7)

BACK/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R
-7/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn #
+2/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best)
NEW/ [PS4] Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls
-23/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online: Stormblood #
NEW/ [PSV] Karumaruka Circle
NEW/ [PSV] Tumikui Sen no Noroi, Sen no Inori for V

1st, PS4 — 3
2nd, PSVita — 2
3rd, Switch — 1
3rd, 3DS — 1

 

Previously released titles (47)

Nintendo Switch: 6 / 6
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 16 / 16
PlayStation 4: 19 / 21
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 4

1st, PS4 — 19
2nd, 3DS — 16
3rd, Switch — 6
4th, WiiU — 3
4th, PSVita — 3
6th, PS3 — 0

 

Staying Power Index
[(previously released titles) / (total previously released titles)] * 100

Nintendo Switch: [6 / 47] * 100 = SPI 12.77 | last week: [6 / 41] * 100
Wii U:
[3 / 47] * 100 = SPI 6.38 | last week: [2 / 41] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [16 / 47] * 100 = SPI 34.04 | last week: [14 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 4: [19 / 47] * 100 = SPI 40.43 | last week: [17 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 47] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 41] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 47] * 100 = SPI 6.38 | last week: [2 / 41] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 40.43 | last week: SPI 41.46
2nd, 3DS — SPI 34.04 | last week: SPI 34.15
3rd, Switch — SPI 12.77 | last week: SPI 14.63 
4th, WiiU — SPI 6.38 | last week: SPI 4.88
4th, PSVita — SPI 6.38 | last week: SPI 4.88
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (17)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2012)
Nintendo 3DS: 9 (8 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 45 (2 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 9
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, WiiU — 2
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, PS3 — 0

 

Evergreen Status
(2015 = *1. 2014 = *2. 2013 = *3. 2012 = *4. Etc…)

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *5)] = ES 6 | last week: [(1 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(8 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 14 | last week: [(6 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 8 | last week: [(2 *1) + (3 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 14 | last week: ES 12 
2nd, PS4 — ES 8 | last week: ES 8 
3rd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 1 
4th, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe > (lowest) -14/ [NSW] LEGO City Undercover
Wii U:
 (highest) +7/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) +1/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +7/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] The Alliance Alive
PlayStation 4: (highest) +16/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -20/ [PS4] LEGO City Undercover
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -27/ [PSV] Osomatsu-san The Game Hachamecha Shuushoku Advice – Date or Work #

Highest: +16/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
Lowest: -27/ [PSV] Osomatsu-san The Game Hachamecha Shuushoku Advice – Date or Work #

 

Momentum Mean
[(total rank changes) / (number of rank changes)]

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + -1 + +1 + +1 + -14 + -1) / 6] = MM -2.17
Wii U
: [(+1 + +7) / 2] = MM +4.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-6 + 0 + +5 + -8 + +1 + +1 + +1 + +2 + +4 + +6 + +2 + +5 + +7 + -2) / 14] = MM +1.29
PlayStation 4: [(+1 + -6 + -1 + -4 + +1 + +4 + +16 + -7 + -12 + +4 + +5 + -1 + +6 + +1 + -20 + -11 + -15 + +1) / 18] = MM -2.11
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+1 + -27 + -6) / 3] = MM -10.67

1st, WiiU — MM +4.00 | last week: MM -3.00
2nd, 3DS — MM +1.29 | last week: MM -2.50
3rd, PS4 — MM -2.11 | last week: MM -9.35
4th, Switch — MM -2.17 | last week: MM -2.20
5th, PSVita — MM -10.67 | last week: MM -9.00
6th, PS3 — MM N/A | last week: MM N/A

 

Dropping Status
(Re-charted = *0.25. Normal = *0.50. Past-week = *0.75. Brand-new = *1.00.)

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *0.25)] = DS 0.25
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 * 0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, PS4 — DS 2.25 | last week: DS 2.75
2nd, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 2.25
4th, Switch — DS 0.25 | last week: DS 0.00
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
5th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

Momentum Index
[(Momentum Mean) – (Dropping Status) + (re-charted titles) + (total brand-new titles)]

Nintendo Switch: [-2.17 – 0.25 + 0 + 3] = MI +0.58 | last week: [-2.20 – 0.00 + 1 + 9]
Wii U: [+4.00 – 0.00 + 1 + 3] = MI +8.00 | last week: [-3.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 9]
Nintendo 3DS: [+1.29 – 0.50 + 2 + 3] = MI +5.79 | last week: [-2.50 – 2.25 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 4: [-2.11 – 2.25 + 1 + 3] = MI -0.36 | last week: [-9.35 – 2.75 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-10.67 – 2.00 + 0 + 3] = MI -9.67 | last week: [-9.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 9]

1st, WiiU — MI +8.00 | last week: MI +6.00
2nd, 3DS — MI +5.79 | last week: MI +4.25
3rd, Switch — MI +0.58 | last week: MI +7.80
4th, PS4 — MI -0.36 | last week: MI -3.10
5th, PSVita — MI -9.67 | last week: MI -1.00
6th, PS3 — MI N/A | last week: MI N/A

 

Evergreen Status Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in evergreen titles per platform.

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Dropping Status Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s lack of interest in games per platform.

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Staying Power Index Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in a given platform.

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Momentum Index Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in games on a given platform.

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I’ve kept the default Google Sheets colors so I’ll leave it up to you to decode which color represent which platform.

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (July 3, 2017 – July 9, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (July 3, 2017 – July 9, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 26, 2017 – July 2, 2017.

 

 

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