Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 12, 2017 – June 18, 2017

NintendObserverThirty games on Nintendo. By next year we might as well start calling Japan “Nintendo Land.”

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 100,652 / NEW
  2. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 16,822 / 522,091
  3. +1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 10,200 / 504,726
  4. -1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 8,638 / 1,521,453
  5. -3/ [PS4] Tekken 7 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥8,856) – 5,407 / 76,603
  6. 0/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.05.25} (¥7,344) – 4,697 / 47,964
  7. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 3,598 / 167,050
  8. +2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 3,588 / 349,575
  9. 0/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 3,198 / 344,841
  10. +1/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 2,971 / 3,275,414
  11. +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 2,940 / 1,164,180
  12. -7/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184) – 2,835 / 37,728
  13. -1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,747 / 190,346
  14. 0/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 2,618 / 222,668
  15. -2/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 2,599 / 1,052,401
  16. +3/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 2,242 / 133,024
  17. +1/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378) – 2,195 / 102,977
  18. +3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937) – 2,145 / 2,783,005
  19. +1/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156) – 2,135 / 86,616
  20. +11/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592) – 2,064 / 193,485
  21. -13/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.06.08} (¥6,804)
  22. +3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  23. -8/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  24. +5/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  25. -2/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  26. +17/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  27. -5/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2017.05.25} (¥5,184)
  28. +4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  29. -2/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072)
  30. -6/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.05.26} (¥5,389)
  31. +14/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  32. -4/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378)
  33. 0/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  34. -4/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  35. BACK/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  36. +4/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452)
  37. -2/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  38. -12/ [PSV] Shiin <ADV> (Experience) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184)
  39. -5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  40. BACK/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!) <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥4,104)
  41. BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  42. -5/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.05.11} (¥6,264)
  43. -7/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  44. BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  45. -4/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  46. -2/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Game of the Year Edition) <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2016.09.01} (¥6,998)
  47. +3/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best) <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.06.01} (¥3,218)
  48. -2/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  49. -1/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  50. -3/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 37,709 (27,291), +38% (+16%) / 991,659
  2. PlayStation 4 — 24,046 (19,141), +26% (-10%) / 4,823,045
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 15,062 (15,111), -0% (-8%) / 22,857,190
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,149 (4,063), +2% (-9%) / 5,631,149
  5. PlayStation 3 — 298 (392), -24% (-45%) / 10,465,965
  6. Wii U — 199 (166), +20% (-25%) / 3,286,539

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 30
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 20
Total home Nintendo titles: 12 / 30
Total portable Nintendo titles: 18 / 30
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 20
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 20

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, Switch — 9
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (1)

NEW/ [NSW] Arms

1st, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
BACK/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!)
BACK/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection)

1st, 3DS — 2
1st, PS4 — 1
1st, PSVita — 1

 

Out-charted titles (5)

-9/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III #
-5/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version
+9/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 #
-2/ [PS4] Prey
-13/ [PSV] Tsukitomo Tsukiuta 12 Memories

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

 

Previously released titles (49)

Nintendo Switch: 8 / 9
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 18
PlayStation 4: 16 / 16
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 4 / 4

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, Switch — 8
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, WiiU — 3
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [8 / 49] * 100 = SPI 16.33 | last week: [8 / 49] * 100
Wii U:
[3 / 49] * 100 = SPI 6.12 | last week: [4 / 49] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 49] * 100 = SPI 36.73 | last week: [16 / 49] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 49] * 100 = SPI 32.65 | last week: [18 / 49] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 49] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 49] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 49] * 100 = SPI 8.16 | last week: [3 / 49] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 36.73 | last week: SPI 32.65 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 32.65 | last week: SPI 36.73

3rd, Switch — SPI 16.33 | last week: SPI 16.33 
4th, PSVita — SPI 8.16 | last week: SPI 6.12 
5th, WiiU — SPI 6.12 | last week: SPI 8.16
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (20)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 10 (8 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 46 (3 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 10
2nd, PS4 — 6
3rd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PSVita — 2
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2) +(1 *3)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(8 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 17 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 9 | last week: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 17 | last week: ES 13 
2nd, PS4 — ES 9 | last week: ES 11 
3rd, WiiU — ES 3 | last week: ES 6 
3rd, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 2 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # > (lowest) -7/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection
Wii U:
 (highest) +4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) -4/ [WIU] Splatoon #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +5/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot > (lowest) -7/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX
PlayStation 4: (highest) +17/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # > (lowest) -8/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -13/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice #

Highest: +17/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
Lowest: -13/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + +1 + -7 + 0 + -6 + 0 + -2 + -1) / 8] = MM -2.00
Wii U
: [(+3 + +4 + -4) / 3] = MM +1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + 0 + +1 + -1 + -2 + +1 + +3 + +1 + +3 + +5 + -4 + -5 + -5 + -7 + +3 + -3) / 17] = MM -0.65
PlayStation 4: [(-3 + 0 + +2 + 0 + +11 + -8 + -2 + +17 + -5 + -2 + +14 + -4 + +4 + -2 + -2) / 15] = MM +1.33
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+5 + -13 + -12) / 3] = MM -6.67

1st, PS4 — MM +1.33 | last week: MM -0.50 
2nd, WiiU — MM +1.00 | last week: MM +3.75
3rd, 3DS — MM -0.65 | last week: MM +0.40
4th, Switch — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -1.13
5th, PSVita — MM -6.67 | last week: MM -8.33
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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Wii U
: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75

1st, PS4 — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 1.00 
2nd, PSVita — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 0.75 
3rd, WiiU — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.25 
4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 1] = MI -1.00 | last week: [-1.13 – 0.00 + 0 + 1]
Wii U: [+1.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 1] = MI +1.50 | last week: [+3.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 1]
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.65 – 0.00 + 2 + 1] = MI +2.35 | last week: [+0.40 – 1.25 + 0 + 1]
PlayStation 4: [+1.33 – 1.50 + 1 + 1] = MI +1.83 | last week: [-0.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 1]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-6.67 – 0.75 + 1 + 1] = MI -5.42 | last week: [-8.33 – 0.75 + 0 + 1]

1st, 3DS — MI +2.35 | last week: MI +0.15 
2nd, PS4 — MI +1.83 | last week: MI -0.50 
3rd, WiiU — MI +1.50 | last week: MI +4.75
4th, Switch — MI -1.00 | last week: MI -0.13
5th, PSVita — MI -5.42 | last week: MI -8.08
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 (June 12, 2017 – June 18, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 12, 2017 – June 18, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017.

 

 

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