Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 3, 2014 – March 9, 2014

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Software Sales (followed by lifetime sales)

  1. 00./01. [PSV] Soul Sacrifice Delta <ACT> (SCEJ) {03/06/2014} (¥4.980) – 48,786 / NEW
  2. 06./02. [3DS] Yokai Watch <RPG> (Level-5) {07/11/2013} (¥4.800) – 36,018 / 532,472 (-4%)
  3. 05./03. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters 2: Iru and Luca’s Wonderful Mysterious Keys <RPG> (Square Enix) {02/06/2014} (¥5.490) – 31,157 / 718,865 (-42%)
  4. 01./04. [3DS] Harvest Moon: Tsunagaru Shin Tenchi <SLG> (Marvelous AQL) {02/27/2014} (¥5.040) – 29,514 / 160,296 (-77%)
  5. 00./05. [PS3] Ar no Surge <RPG> (Gust) {03/06/2014} (¥7.140) – 27,037 / NEW
  6. 03./06. [3DS] Kaseki Horider: Mugen Gear <RPG> (Nintendo) {02/27/2014} (¥4.800) – 22,210 / 80,538 (-62%)
  7. 04./07. [PS3] Yakuza: Ishin <ADV> (Sega) {02/22/2014} (¥8.600) – 19,808 / 212,113 (-63%)
  8. 02./08. [PS4] Knack <ACT> (SCE) {02/22/2014} (¥5.145) – 17,272 / 393,348 (-74%)
  9. 10./09. [3DS] Kirby: Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {01/09/2014} (¥4.800) – 14,108 / 489,610 (-20%)
  10. 14./10. [3DS] Pokemon X and Y <RPG> (Nintendo) {10/12/2013} (¥4.800) – 10,708 / 3,984,832 (-14%)
  11. 12./11. [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons Z <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {12/12/2013} (¥4.400) – 10,508 / 1,399,320 (-27%)
  12. 13./12. [PS4] Battlefield 4 <ACT> (EA) {02/22/2014} (¥7.665) – 9,830 / 47,746 (-25%)
  13. 08./13. [PS4] Yakuza: Ishin <ADV> (Sega) {02/22/2014} (¥8.600) – 9,265 / 114,271 (-59%)
  14. 21./14. [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V <ACT> (Take-Two) {10/10/2013} (¥7.770) – 7,312 / 728,899
  15. 17./15. [Wii U] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {02/13/2014} (¥5.985) – 7,181 / 67,284 (-29%)
  16. 09./16. [PSV] Deception IV: Blood Ties <ACT> (Tecmo Koei) {02/27/2014} (¥6.090) – 6,101 / 25,422 (-68%)
  17. 23./17. [PS3] Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. Full Boost <ACT> (Namco Bandai) {01/30/2014} (¥7.980) – 5,882 / 333,928 (-16%)
  18. 07./18. [PS3] Deception IV: Blood Ties <ACT> (Tecmo Koei) {02/27/2014} (¥7.140) – 5,874 / 29,127 (-75%)
  19. 16./19. [3DS] Kuroko no Basuke: Shouri e no Kiseki <SLG> (Namco Bandai) {02/20/2014} (¥5.980) – 5,752 / 61,811 (-45%)
  20. 19./20. [PS4] Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition <ADV> (Square Enix) {02/22/2014} (¥4.800) – 5,327 / 25,851 (-37%)
  21. 29./21. [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 <ACT> (Capcom) {09/14/2013} (¥5.990)
  22. 30./22. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf <ETC> (Nintendo) {11/08/2012} (¥4.800)
  23. 00./23. [3DS] Doraemon: Shin Nobita no Daimakyou – Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai <ACT> (FuRyu) {03/06/2014} (¥5.229)
  24. 31./24. [WIU] Super Mario 3D World <ACT> (Nintendo) {11/21/2013} (¥5.985)
  25. 28./25. [3DS] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega) {02/06/2014} (¥5.229)
  26. 22./26. [PS4] Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag <ACT> (Ubisoft) {02/22/2014} (¥8.820)
  27. 18./27. [PS4] Killzone: Shadow Fall <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {02/22/2014} (¥7.245)
  28. 24./28. [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 8 with Xtreme Legends <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {02/22/2014} (¥8.190)
  29. 27./29. [PS4] Call of Duty: Ghosts – Dubbed Edition <ACT> (Square Enix) {02/22/2014} (¥7.980)
  30. 35./30. [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {12/05/2013} (¥6.090)
  31. 36./31. [3DS] Battle For Money Sentouchuu: Densetsu no Shinobi no Survival Battle! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {10/17/2013} (¥4.980)
  32. 15./32. [PSV] Valhalla Knights 3: Gold <RPG> (Marvelous AQL) {02/27/2014} (¥5.229)
  33. 20./33. [PSV] Infinite Stratos 2: Ignition Hearts <ADV> (5pb.) {02/27/2014} (¥7.140)
  34. 39./34. [PSV] Terraria <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {02/06/2014} (¥2.980)
  35. 41./35. [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {12/01/2011} (¥4.800)
  36. 44./36. [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds <ADV> (Nintendo) {12/26/2013} (¥4.800)
  37. 32./37. [PS4] FIFA 14 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {02/22/2014} (¥7.665)
  38. 48./38. [3DS] Friend Collection: New Life <ETC> (Nintendo) {04/18/2013} (¥4.800)
  39. 46./39. [PS3] Battlefield 4 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {11/07/2013} (¥7.665)
  40. 11./40. [PS3] Infinite Stratos 2: Ignition Hearts <ADV> (5pb.) {02/27/2014} (¥7.140)
  41. 00./41. [PS3] Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster <RPG> (Square Enix) {12/26/2013} (¥7.140)
  42. 50./42. [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {07/28/2012} (¥4.800)
  43. 43./43. [3DS] A-Train 3D <SLG> (Artdink) {02/13/2014} (¥6.090)
  44. 00./44. [3DS] Aikatsu! Futari no My Princess <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {11/21/2013} (¥5.480)
  45. 00./45. [3DS] Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 <ACT> (Sega) {11/28/2013} (¥6.279)
  46. 42./46. [PS3] Diablo III <RPG> (Square Enix) {01/30/2014} (¥7.980)
  47. 49./47. [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4 <ACT> (Capcom) {01/23/2014} (¥6.990)
  48. 47./48. [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Creation <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {02/22/2014} (¥9.240)
  49. 00./49. [3DS] Disney Magic World <ETC> (Bandai Namco Games) {08/01/2013} (¥5.480)
  50. 40./50. [3DS] Magi: A New World <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {02/13/2014} (¥5.980)

 

Hardware Sales (followed by last week’s sales)

  1. PlayStation 4 – 35,294 (65,685) / -46%
  2. PlayStation Vita – 31,325 (21,581) / +45%
  3. 3DS LL – 24,192 (26,027) / -7%
  4. PlayStation 3 – 12,102 (13,155) / -8%
  5. 3DS – 10,876 (11,986) / -9%
  6. Wii U – 7,773 (8,204) / -5%
  7. PSP – 3,425 (3,652) / -6%
  8. PlayStation Vita TV – 1,962 (1,543) / +27%
  9. Xbox 360 – 300 (257)

 

Color captions:

  • home Nintendo software and hardware (Wii U, Wii) are color-coded in red,
  • home Sony PlayStation software and hardware (PS4, PS3) are in blue,
  • portable Nintendo software and hardware (3DS, 3DS LL, DS) are in gold,
  • portable Sony PlayStation software and hardware (PS Vita, PS Vita TV, PSP) are in turquoise.

 

Software captions, in order:

  • previous rank./current rank.
  • [PLATFORM]
  • Title, or also Bold If New
  • <GENRE>
  • (Publisher)
  • {title/release/date mm/dd/yyyy}
  • (¥price)
  • – week sales #Top20Only
  • / total sales, or NEW #Top20Only
  • (sales change in % for top 20) #Top20Only
  • All in bold are titles making it back into the Top 50.

 

Hardware captions, in order:

  • Platform
  • – week sales
  • (past week sales)
  • sales change

 

Total Nintendo titles: 25
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 25
Total home Nintendo titles: 2 / 25
Total portable Nintendo titles: 23 / 25
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 20 / 25
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 5 / 25

 

Total individual format titles in ranking:
1st, 3DS — 23
2nd, PS4 —10
2nd, PS3 —10
4th, PSVita —5
5th, Wii U — 2
6th, Wii — 0
6th, DS — 0
6th, PSP — 0

 

Brand-new titles per format:
Wii U — 0
Wii — 0
3DS — 1
DS — 0
PS4 — 0
PS3 — 1
PSVita — 1
PSP — 0

 

Past years titles per format (distinguishing years):
Wii U — 1 (1 from 2013)
Wii — 0
3DS — 14 (11 from 2013, 2 from 2012, 1 from 2011)
DS — 0
PS4 — 0
PS3 — 3 (3 from 2013)
PSVita — 0
PSP — 0

 

Total first-party Nintendo titles: 10
Total first-party Sony PlayStation titles: 3
Total first-party home Nintendo titles: 2 / 10
Total first-party portable Nintendo titles: 8 / 10
Total first-party home Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 3
Total first-party portable Sony PlayStation titles: 1 / 3

 

Total home and portable first-party titles in ranking:
1st, portable Nintendo — 8
2nd, home Nintendo 2
2nd, home Sony PlayStation 2
4th, portable Sony PlayStation 1

 

Total third-party Nintendo titles: 15
Total third-party Sony PlayStation titles: 22
Total third-party home Nintendo titles: 0 / 15
Total third-party portable Nintendo titles: 15 / 15
Total third-party home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 22
Total third-party portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 22

 

Total home and portable third-party titles in ranking:
1st, home Sony PlayStation — 18
2nd, portable Nintendo — 15
3rd, portable Sony PlayStation — 4
4th, home Nintendo 0

 

  • 25 out of the 50 ranking titles were released on Nintendo’s consoles (23 on the 3DS, 2 on the Wii U).
  • Out of these 25 titles, 12 were released last year, 2 were released in 2012, and 1 of them was released three years ago (Mario Kart 7).
  • 10 out of the 50 ranking titles were Nintendo-published titles (8 on the 3DS, 2 on the Wii U).
  • 15 out of the 50 ranking titles were third-party titles released on Nintendo, all on the 3DS.
  • Out of the 4 titles that made a comeback on the charts, 3 were on Nintendo, all of them on the 3DS and all third-party.

 

Source materials:
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 3, 2014 – March 9, 2014).
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (March 3, 2014 – March 9, 2014).

 

 

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