Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 19, 2017 – June 25, 2017

Nintendo still got most of the games in charts despite nine new releases on PlayStation platforms. NintendObserver

 

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 28,748 / 129,400
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online: Stormblood # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.20} (¥4,104) – 28,731 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [3DS] The Alliance Alive <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.06.22} (¥6,782) – 26,421 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Farpoint # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.22} (¥6,372) – 17,100 / NEW
  5. -3/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 13,545 / 535,636
  6. -3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 8,312 / 513,038
  7. -3/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 7,210 / 1,528,663
  8. NEW/ [PSV] God Wars: Toki wo Koete <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.06.22} (¥7,344) – 5,291 / NEW
  9. -3/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.05.25} (¥7,344) – 5,042 / 53,006
  10. NEW/ [PS4] God Wars: Toki wo Koete <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.06.22} (¥7,344) – 5,039 / NEW
  11. NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online Complete Pack <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.20} (¥6,264) – 4,030 / NEW
  12. -4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 3,709 / 353,284
  13. -8/ [PS4] Tekken 7 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥8,856) – 3,510 / 80,113
  14. -7/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 3,084 / 170,134
  15. -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 3,061 / 1,167,241
  16. -6/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 3,000 / 3,278,414
  17. -8/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 2,668 / 347,508
  18. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,666 / 193,012
  19. -4/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 2,385 / 1,054,786
  20. NEW/ [PS4] LocoRoco <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.22} (¥1,944) – 2,161 / NEW
  21. -4/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378)
  22. -8/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  23. -5/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  24. -8/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  25. -6/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  26. -4/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  27. -2/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  28. -8/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  29. -17/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184)
  30. -7/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  31. -7/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  32. BACK/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  33. -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  34. NEW/ [PSV] Tokyo Yamanote Boys for V Main Disc # <ADV> (Rejet) {2017.06.22} (¥7,344) / NEW
  35. -6/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072)
  36. -10/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  37. BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds <ETC> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.10.13} (¥5,292)
  38. -4/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  39. -4/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  40. -9/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  41. BACK/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320)
  42. -6/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452)
  43. -6/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  44. 0/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  45. -6/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  46. -14/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378)
  47. +3/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  48. -5/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  49. -2/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best) <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.06.01} (¥3,218)
  50. NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online: Starter Pack <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.20} (¥2,376) / NEW

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 25,680 (24,046), +7% (+26%) / 4,848,725
  2. Nintendo Switch — 22,361 (37,709), -41% (+38%) / 1,014,020
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 14,729 (15,062), -2% (-0%) / 22,871,919
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,077 (4,149), -2% (+2%) / 5,635,226
  5. PlayStation 3 — 201 (298), -33% (-24%) / 10,466,166
  6. Wii U — 150 (199), -25% (+20%) / 3,286,689

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 26
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 24
Total home Nintendo titles: / 26
Total portable Nintendo titles: 19 / 26
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 21 / 24
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 24

1st, PS4 — 21
2nd, 3DS — 19
3rd, Switch — 5
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, WiiU — 2

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online: Stormblood #
NEW/ [3DS] The Alliance Alive
NEW/ [PS4] Farpoint #
NEW/ [PSV] God Wars: Toki wo Koete
NEW/ [PS4] God Wars: Toki wo Koete
NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online Complete Pack
NEW/ [PS4] LocoRoco
NEW/ [PSV] Tokyo Yamanote Boys for V Main Disc #
NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online: Starter Pack

1st, PS4 — 6
2nd, PSVita — 2
3rd, 3DS — 1

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer #
BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds
BACK/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-1/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch
-2/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris
-2/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Game of the Year Edition)
-4/ [WIU] Splatoon #
-5/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu #
BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
BACK/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!)
-12/ [PSV] Shiin
0/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R
-6/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers
-5/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2
-13/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice #

1st, Switch — 4
2nd, PS4 — 3
2nd, PSVita — 3
4th, WiiU — 1
5th, 3DS — 1

 

Previously released titles (41)

Nintendo Switch: 5 / 5
Wii U:
2 / 2
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 19
PlayStation 4: 15 / 21
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, Switch — 5
4th, WiiU — 2
5th, PSVita — 1
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [5 / 41] * 100 = SPI 12.20 | last week: [8 / 49] * 100
Wii U:
[2 / 41] * 100 = SPI 4.88 | last week: [3 / 49] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 41] * 100 = SPI 43.90 | last week: [18 / 49] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 41] * 100 = SPI 36.59 | last week: [16 / 49] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 49] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 41] * 100 = SPI 2.44 | last week: [4 / 49] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 43.90 | last week: SPI 36.73
2nd, PS4 — SPI 36.59 | last week: SPI 32.65

3rd, Switch — SPI 12.20 | last week: SPI 16.33 
4th, WiiU — SPI 4.88 | last week: SPI 6.12 
5th, PSVita — SPI 2.44 | last week: SPI 8.16
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (19)

Wii U: 1 (1 2016)
Nintendo 3DS: 11 (8 2016, 1 2015, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 46 (3 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 11
2nd, PS4 — 6
3rd, WiiU — 1
3rd, PSVita — 1
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(8 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 19 | last week: [(8 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 9 | last week: [(3 *1) + (3 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 19 | last week: ES 17 
2nd, PS4 — ES 9 | last week: ES 9 
3rd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 3
4th, WiiU — ES 1 | last week: ES 3 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) 0/ [NSW] Arms > (lowest) -17/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection
Wii U:
 (highest) -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) -8/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Miitopia > (lowest) -14/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia #
PlayStation 4: (highest) -3/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana > (lowest) -10/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition = (lowest) -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition

Highest: +3/ [3DS] Miitopia
Lowest: -17/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -3 + -3 + -8 + -17) / 5] = MM -6.20
Wii U
: [(-8 + -5) / 2] = MM -6.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -7 + -6 + -5 + -4 + -4 + -5 + -6 + -4 + -7 + -4 + 0 + -6 + -14 + +3 + -5 + -2) / 17] = MM -4.65
PlayStation 4: [(-3 + -4 + -8 + -8 + -2 + -8 + -7 + -6 + -10 + -4 + -9 + -6 + -6) / 13] = MM -6.23
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-4) / 1] = MM -4.00

1st, PSVita — MM -4.00 | last week: MM -6.67 
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.65 | last week: MM -0.65 
3rd, Switch — MM -6.20 | last week: MM -2.00 
4th, PS4 — MM -6.23 | last week: MM +1.33
5th, WiiU — MM -6.50 | last week: MM +1.00
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: [(4 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
Wii U
: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 * 0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.50

1st, Switch — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 0.00 
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.75
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.25 | last week: DS 1.50
4th, WiiU — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.50
4th, 3DSDS 0.50 | 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: [-6.20 – 2.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +0.80 | last week: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 1]
Wii U: [-6.50 – 0.50 + 0 + 9] = MI +2.00 | last week: [+1.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 1]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.65 – 0.50 + 1 + 9] = MI +4.85 | last week: [-0.65 – 0.00 + 1 + 1]
PlayStation 4: [-6.23 – 1.25 + 2 + 9] = MI +2.52 | last week: [+1.33 – 1.50 + 1 + 1]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-4.00 – 1.50 + 0 + 9] = MI +3.50 | last week: [-6.67 – 0.75 + 1 + 1]

1st, 3DS — MI +4.85 | last week: MI +2.35
2nd, PSVita — MI +3.50 | last week: MI -5.42 
3rd, PS4 — MI +2.52 | last week: MI +1.83
4th, WiiU — MI +2.00 | last week: MI +1.50
5th, Switch — MI +0.80 | 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 (June 19, 2017 – June 25, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 19, 2017 – June 25, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 12, 2017 – June 18, 2017.

 

 

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