Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017

28 games on Nintendo.

 

 

 

Software Sales

  1. +2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 16,596 / 505,270
  2. -1/ [PS4] Tekken 7 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥8,856) – 12,460 / 71,196
  3. +2/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 10,209 / 1,512,815
  4. +3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 8,839 / 494,526
  5. -3/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184) – 5,329 / 34,893
  6. 0/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.05.25} (¥7,344) – 5,324 / 43,267
  7. +2/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 4,593 / 163,451
  8. NEW/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.06.08} (¥6,804) – 4,385 / NEW
  9. +3/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 3,499 / 341,643
  10. +5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 3,166 / 345,987
  11. +2/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 2,935 / 3,272,444
  12. +5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,925 / 187,599
  13. +3/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 2,725 / 1,049,802
  14. +7/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 2,716 / 220,050
  15. -1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072) – 2,551 / 202,695
  16. +6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 2,466 / 1,161,240
  17. -13/ [PSV] Tsukitomo Tsukiuta 12 Memories <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥7,344) – 2,352 / 15,115
  18. +2/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378) – 2,323 / 100,782
  19. 0/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 2,280 / 130,782
  20. -2/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156) – 2,188 / 84,481
  21. -1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  22. -11/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2017.05.25} (¥5,184)
  23. +4/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  24. -14/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.05.26} (¥5,389)
  25. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  26. -18/ [PSV] Shiin <ADV> (Experience) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184)
  27. -1/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072)
  28. -4/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378)
  29. -1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  30. +8/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  31. 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  32. -3/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  33. -3/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  34. +3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  35. +10/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  36. +6/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  37. -4/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.05.11} (¥6,264)
  38. -2/ [PS4] Prey <ACT> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.05.18} (¥8,618)
  39. +9/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  40. +1/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452)
  41. +9/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  42. BACK/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Game of the Year Edition) <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2016.09.01} (¥6,998)
  43. -9/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  44. -5/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  45. BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  46. +3/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  48. -4/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  49. -9/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  50. -7/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best) <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.06.01} (¥3,218)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 27,291 (23,524), +16% (-13%) / 953,950
  2. PlayStation 4 — 19,141 (21,346), -10% (-10%) / 4,798,999
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 15,111 (16,495), -8% (-10%) / 22,842,128
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,063 (4,454), -9% (+9%) / 5,627,000
  5. PlayStation 3 — 392 (714), -45% (+177%) / 10,465,667
  6. Wii U — 166 (221), -25% (+25%) / 3,286,340

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 28
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 22
Total home Nintendo titles: 12 / 28
Total portable Nintendo titles: 16 / 28
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 22
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 22

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

 

Brand-new titles (1)

NEW/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice #

1st, PSVita — 1

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [3DS] Miitopia
BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
BACK/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Game of the Year Edition)

1st, PS4 — 2
1st, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World #
-31/ [PSV] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit
NEW/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!)
NEW/ [3DS] Tales of the Abyss (Welcome Price!!)

1sst, 3DS — 2
2nd, PS4 — 1
2nd, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (49)

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

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 16
3rd, Switch — 8
4th, WiiU — 4
5th, PSVita — 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: [7 / 43] * 100
Wii U:
[4 / 49] * 100 = SPI 8.16 | last week: [4 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [16 / 49] * 100 = SPI 32.65 | last week: [15 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 49] * 100 = SPI 36.73 | last week: [15 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 49] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 49] * 100 = SPI 6.12 | last week: [2 / 43] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 36.73 | last week: SPI 34.88 
2nd, 3DS — SPI 32.65 | last week: SPI 34.88

3rd, Switch — SPI 16.33 | last week: SPI 16.28 
4th, WiiU — SPI 8.16 | last week: SPI 9.30
5th, PSVita — SPI 6.12 | last week: SPI 4.65
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (19)

Wii U: 3 (1 2016, 1 2015, 1 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 8 (7 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (3 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 8
2nd, PS4 — 7
3rd, WiiU — 3
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *2) +(1 *3)] = ES 6 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2) +(1 *3)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 13 | last week: [(6 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 11 | last week: [(2 *1) + (4 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 12
2nd, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 10 
3rd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 6 
4th, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +7/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch > (lowest) -14/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers
Wii U:
 (highest) +9/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # > (lowest) -3/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +6/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX > (lowest) -7/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best)
PlayStation 4: (highest) +10/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) > (lowest) -11/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -18/ [PSV] Shiin

Highest: +10/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best)
Lowest: -18/ [PSV] Shiin

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+2 + +3 + -3 + +7 + -14 + -3 + +3 + -4) / 8] = MM -1.13
Wii U
: [(0 + -3 + +9 + +9) / 4] = MM +3.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(+2 + +2 + +2 + +5 + +3 + +2 + -2 + -1 + 0 + -4 + -1 + +3 + +6 + -4 + -7) / 15] = MM +0.40
PlayStation 4: [(-1 + 0 + +3 + +5 + -1 + -11 + +4 + -1 + +8 + 0 + +10 + -2 + +1 + -9 + -5 + -9) / 16] = MM -0.50
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+6 + -13 + -18) / 3] = MM -8.33

1st, WiiU — MM +3.75 | last week: MM -1.75 
2nd, 3DS — MM +0.40 | last week: MM -3.29 
3rd, PS4 — MM -0.50 | last week: MM 0.00
4th, Switch — MM -1.13 | last week: MM -2.17
5th, PSVita — MM -8.33 | last week: MM -15.50
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
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75

1st, 3DSDS 1.25 | last week: DS 0.50 
2nd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 4.25
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 2.50
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 
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: [-1.13 – 0.00 + 0 + 1] = MI -0.13 | last week: [-2.17 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
Wii U: [+3.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 1] = MI +4.75 | last week: [-1.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [+0.40 – 1.25 + 0 + 1] = MI +0.15 | last week: [-3.29 – 0.50 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-0.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 1] = MI -0.50 | last week: [0.00 – 4.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-8.33 – 0.75 + 0 + 1] = MI -8.08 | last week: [-15.50 – 2.50 + 0 + 7]

1st, WiiU — MI +4.75 | last week: MI +5.25
3rd, 3DS — MI +0.15 | last week: MI +3.21 
2nd, Switch — MI -0.13 | last week: MI +4.83
4th, PS4 — MI -0.50 | last week: MI +2.75
5th, PSVita — MI -8.08 | last week: MI -11.00
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.

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 29, 2017 – June 4, 2017.

 

 

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