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Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 26, 2015 – February 1, 2015

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Devil Survivor 2: Break Record <SLG> (Atlus) {2015.01.29} (¥6.458) – 53.264 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Far Cry 4 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.01.29} (¥9.072) – 36.239 / NEW
  3. -2/ [PS3] Tales of Zestiria <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.01.22} (¥8.715) – 29.487 / 370.377
  4. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.12.13} (¥4.968) – 27.566 / 2.431.812
  5. NEW/ [3DS] Yowamushi Pedal: Ashita e no High Cadence <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.01.29} (¥6.145) – 20.510 / NEW
  6. NEW/ [PS3] Far Cry 4 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.01.29} (¥7.992) – 18.366 / NEW
  7. -2/ [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4.937) – 14.108 / 2.488.766
  8. -5/ [WIU] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.01.22} (¥3.996) – 12.867 / 45.005
  9. -2/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6.264) – 10.832 / 2.451.205
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Bladestorm: Nightmare <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.01.29} (¥8.424) – 10.219 / NEW
  11. -2/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5.616) – 8.878 / 2.131.311
  12. NEW/ [PS3] Bladestorm: Nightmare <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.01.29} (¥7.776) – 7.621 / NEW
  13. -11/ [3DS] The Legend of Legacy <RPG> (FuRyu) {2015.01.22} (¥6.458) – 6.514 / 60.488
  14. -3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7.776) – 6.398 / 576.112
  15. NEW/ [PS3] Ukiyo no Shishi <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.01.29} (¥8.424) – 6.184 / NEW
  16. NEW/ [3DS] Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy+ <STG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.01.29} (¥5.119) – 5.851 / NEW
  17. -5/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4.937) – 5.425 / 3.093.812
  18. NEW/ [PSV] Kurochou no Psychedelica <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.01.29} (¥6.264) – 5.318 / NEW
  19. -6/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6.156) – 5.103 / 906.468
  20. -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 4.910 / 3.909.169
  21. -11/ [3DS] Kenka Bancho 6: Soul & Blood <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.01.15} (¥6.458)
  22. NEW/ [PSV] Hitotsutobashi Renai V <ADV> (Kaga Create) {2015.01.29} (¥7.344) / NEW
  23. -17/ [PSV] Atelier Escha & Logy Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky <RPG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.01.22} (¥6.264)
  24. NEW/ [PSV] Kurogane Kaikitan: Senya Ichiya <ADV> (Happinet) {2015.01.29} (¥7.344) / NEW
  25. -11/ [3DS] Final Fantasy Explorers <RPG> (Square Enix) {2014.12.18} (¥6.264)
  26. -18/ [PSV] Tsurugi no Machi no Ihoujin: Kuro no Oukyuu <RPG> (Experience) {2015.01.22} (¥5.980)
  27. -8/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V [Bargain Edition] <ACT> (Rockstar Games) {2014.06.26} (¥5.389)
  28. -13/ [3DS] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.01.22} (¥5.076)
  29. -12/ [PSV] Gundam Breaker 2 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.12.18} (¥7.171)
  30. -10/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.12.11} (¥7.992)
  31. NEW/ [PSV] Durarara!! Relay <ADV> (Kadokawa Games) {2015.01.29} (¥6.696) / NEW
  32. -7/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800)
  33. -6/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4.800)
  34. -10/ [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2014.11.13} (¥8.208)
  35. -4/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko ga Ochitsukundesu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2014.11.20} (¥5.184)
  36. NEW/ [XB1] Far Cry 4 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.01.29} (¥9.072) / NEW
  37. -7/ [3DS] Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind – Chain <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2014.12.04} (¥5.378)
  38. -6/ [PS3] Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] <ADV> (Sega) {2014.12.11} (¥1.944)
  39. -5/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life <ETC> (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800)
  40. -7/ [PS3] Resident Evil HD Remaster <ADV> (Capcom) {2014.11.27} (¥4.309)
  41. BACK/ [PS3] Tales of Vesperia [PlayStation 3 the Best-Reprint] <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.10.09} (¥2.800)
  42. -24/ [WIU] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.01.22} (¥5.616)
  43. BACK/ [PS3] Tales of Graces f [PlayStation 3 the Best-Reprint] <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.10.09} (¥2.800)
  44. -8/ [3DS] Gotouchi Tetsudou: Gotouchi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.11.27} (¥5.626)
  45. -1/ [3DS] Bravely Default: For the Sequel [Ultimate Hits] <RPG> (Square Enix) {2014.08.07} (¥2.700)
  46. -3/ [WIU] Dragon Quest X: All in One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2014.08.07} (¥5.184)
  47. NEW/ [PS3] The Idolm@ster: One for All [PlayStation 3 the Best] <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.01.29} (¥3.024) / NEW
  48. -20/ [PS3] Gundam Breaker 2 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.12.18} (¥8.208)
  49. -8/ [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Dubbed Edition [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Square Enix) {2014.09.04} (¥3.024)
  50. -12/ [3DS] Aikatsu! 365-Hi no Idol Days <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.12.04} (¥5.627)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 36,408 (35,262), +3% (-20%) / 18,165,184
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,392 (13,793), +26% (-11%) / 1,078,666
  3. PlayStation Vita — 12,392 (15,580), -20% (-11%) / 3,649,736
  4. PlayStation 3 — 7,211 (8,600), -16% (+22%) / 10,217,921
  5. Wii U — 6,807 (7,088), -4% (-20%) / 2,207,203

 

Color captions:

  • home Nintendo software and hardware (Wii U, Wii) are color-coded in red,
  • home Sony PlayStation software and hardware (PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3) are in blue,
  • portable Nintendo software and hardware (Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS) are in gold,
  • portable Sony PlayStation software and hardware (PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable) are in turquoise.
  • Titles in gray are past-week titles.
  • Titles in silver are re-charted titles.

 

Software captions, in order of display:

  • +0-rank change/, or NEW/ or BACK/
  • [PLATFORM]
  • Title, Bold if new or re-charted or past-week
  • <GENRE>
  • (Publisher)
  • {title/release/date format yyyy/mm/dd}, {italics if past-years}
  • (¥price)
  • – week sales #Top20Only
  • / lifetime sales #Top20Only, or / NEW

 

Hardware captions, in order of display:

  • System
  • — week sales
  • (past-week sales),
  • (sales change)
  • (past-week sales change)
  • / lifetime sales

 

Grand totals:

Total Nintendo titles: 26
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 23
Total home Nintendo titles: 5 / 26
Total portable Nintendo titles: 21 / 26
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 23
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 7 / 23

1st, 3DS — 21
2nd, PS3 — 13
3rd, PSVita — 7
4th, Wii U — 5
5th, PS4 — 3

 

Brand-new titles (14):

NEW/ [3DS] Devil Survivor 2: Break Record
NEW/ [PS4] Far Cry 4
NEW/ [3DS] Yowamushi Pedal: Ashita e no High Cadence
NEW/ [PS3] Far Cry 4
NEW/ [PS4] Bladestorm: Nightmare
NEW/ [PS3] Bladestorm: Nightmare
NEW/ [PS3] Ukiyo no Shishi
NEW/ [3DS] Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Legacy+
NEW/ [PSV] Kurochou no Psychedelica
NEW/ [PSV] Hitotsutobashi Renai V
NEW/ [PSV] Kurogane Kaikitan: Senya Ichiya
NEW/ [PSV] Durarara!! Relay
NEW/ [XB1] Far Cry 4
NEW/ [PS3] The Idolm@ster: One for All [PlayStation 3 the Best]

1st, PS3 — 4
1st, PSVita — 4
3rd, 3DS — 3

3rd, PS4 — 2

 

Re-charted titles (2):

BACK/ [PS3] Tales of Graces f [PlayStation 3 the Best-Reprint]
BACK/ [PS3] Tales of Vesperia [PlayStation 3 the Best-Reprint]

1st, PS3 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (16):

-15/ [WIU] Super Mario 3D World
-17/ [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour
-17/ [WIU] Taiko no Tatsujin: Tokumori!
-21/ [3DS] One Piece: Super Grand Battle! X
-32/ [PSV] Diabolik Lovers: More, Blood – Limited V Edition
-15/ [PS3] Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Dubbed Edition
NEW/ [PS3] The Last of Us (PlayStation 3 the Best)
-18/ [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
+1/ [3DS] Derby Stallion Gold
-14/ [WIU] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
NEW/ [PS3] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
NEW/ [PS4] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
NEW/ [PSP] Satomi Hakkenden: Murasame Marunoki
NEW/ [PS4] Resident Evil HD Remaster _Download Card_
NEW/ [PSV] Kaleidoeve
NEW/ [PSV] Root Infinity Rexx

1st, Wii U — 3
1st, 3DS — 3
1st, PS4 — 3
1st, PS3 — 3
1st, PSVita — 3

 

Previously released titles (36):

Wii U: 5 / 5
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 21
PlayStation 4: 1 / 3
PlayStation 3: 9 / 13
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 7

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS3 — 9
3rd, Wii U — 5
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, PS4 — 1

 

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

Wii U: [5 / 36] * 100 = SPI 13.89 | last week: [6 / 36] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 36] * 100 = SPI 50.00 | last week: [19 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 4: [1 / 36] * 100 = SPI 2.78 | last week: [2 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 3: [9 / 36] * 100 = SPI 25.00 | last week: [7 / 36] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 36] * 100 = SPI 8.33 | last week: [2 / 36] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 50.00 | last week: SPI 52.78 
2nd, PS3 — SPI 25.00 | last week: SPI 19.44 
3rd, Wii U — SPI 13.89 | last week: SPI 16.67 
4th, PSVita — SPI 8.33 | last week: SPI 5.56 
5th, PS4 — SPI 2.78 | last week: SPI 5.56 

 

Past-years released titles (28):

Wii U: 3 (3 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 15 (12 2014, 1 2013, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 41 (1 2014)
PlayStation 3: 8 (2014)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2014)

1st, 3DS — 15
2nd, PS3 — 8
3rd, Wii U — 3
4th, PS4 — 1
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Super Staying Power Index:
[(past-years released titles) / (total ranking titles)] * 100

Wii U: [3 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 6 | last week: [6 / 50] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [15 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 30 | last week: [18 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [2 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [8 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 16 | last week: [7 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 30 | last week: SSPI 36 
2nd, PS3 — SSPI 16 | last week: SSPI 14 
3rd, Wii U — SSPI 6 | last week: SSPI 12 
4th, PS4 — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 4 
4th, PSVita — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 2 

 

Evergreen Status:
(2014 = *1. 2013 = *2. 2012 = *3. 2011 = *4. Etc…)

Wii U: [(3 *1)] = ES 3 | last week: [(5 *1) + (1 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(12 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 21 | last week: [(15 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(2 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(8 *1)] = ES 8 | last week: [(7 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]

1st, 3DS — ES 21 | last week: ES 24 
2nd, PS3 — ES 8 | last week: ES 7 
3rd, Wii U — ES 3 | last week: ES 7 
4th, PS4 — ES 1 | last week: ES 2 
4th, PSVita — ES 1 | last week: ES 1 

 

Hyper Staying Power Index:
[(Evergreen Status) * (Staying Power)]

Wii U: [3 * 13.89] = HSP 41.67 | last week: [7 * 16.67]
Nintendo 3DS: [21 * 50.00] = HSP 1,050.00 | last week: [24 * 52.78]
PlayStation 4: [1 * 2.78] = HSP 2.78 | last week: [2 * 5.56]
PlayStation 3: [8 * 25.00] = HSP 200.00 | last week: [7 * 19.44]
PlayStation Vita: [1 * 8.33] = HSP 8.33 | last week: [1 * 5.56]

1st, 3DS — HSP 1,050.00 | last week: HSP 1,266.72 
2nd, PS3 — HSP 200.00 | last week: HSP 136.08 
3rd, Wii U — HSP 41.67 | last week: HSP 116.69 
4th, PSVita — HSP 8.33 | last week: HSP 5.56 
5th, PS4 — HSP 2.78 | last week: HSP 11.12 

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) -3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U > (lowest) -24/ [WIU] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi > (lowest) -13/ [3DS] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril
PlayStation 4: (highest) -10/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V > (lowest) -10/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V
PlayStation 3: (highest) -2/ [PS3] Tales of Zestiria > (lowest) -20/ [PS3] Gundam Breaker 2
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -12/ [PSV] Gundam Breaker 2 > (lowest) -18/ [PSV] Tsurugi no Machi no Ihoujin: Kuro no Oukyuu

Highest: 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi
Lowest: -24/ [WIU] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

 

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

Wii U: [(-5 + -3 + -6 + -24 + -3) / 5] = MM -8.20
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + -2 + -2 + -2 + -11 + -5 + -4 + -11 + -11 + -13 + -7 + -6 + -4 + -7 + -5 + -8 + -1 + -12) / 18] = MM -6.06
PlayStation 4: [(-10) / 1] = MM -10.00
PlayStation 3: [(-2 + -8 + -10 + -6 + -7 + -20 + -8) / 7] = MM -8.71
PlayStation Vita: [(-17 + -18 + -12) / 3] = MM -15.67

1st, 3DS — MM -6.06 | last week: MM -8.00 
2nd, Wii U — MM -8.20 | last week: MM -10.50 
3rd, PS3 — MM -8.71 | last week: MM -8.43 
4th, PS4 — MM -10.00 | last week: MM -13.50 
5th, PSVita — MM -15.67 | last week: MM -20.00 

 

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

Wii U: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation 3: [(1 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.75

1st, PSVita — DS 2.75 | last week: DS 1.50 
2nd, PS4 — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 0.75 
2nd, PS3 — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 1.50 
4th, Wii U — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.00 
4th, 3DS — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 3.50 

 

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

Wii U: [-8.20 – 1.50 + 0 + 14] = MI +4.30 | last week: [-10.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 14]
Nintendo 3DS: [-6.06 – 1.50 + 0 + 14] = MI +6.44 | last week: [-8.00 – 3.50 + 1 + 14]
PlayStation 4: [-10.00 – 2.50 + 0 + 14] = MI +1.50 | last week: [-13.50 – 0.75 + 0 + 14]
PlayStation 3: [-8.71 – 2.50 + 2 + 14] = MI +4.79 | last week: [-8.43 – 1.50 + 0 + 14]
PlayStation Vita: [-15.67 – 2.75 + 0 + 14] = MI -4.42 | last week: [-20.00 – 1.50 + 0 + 14]

1st, 3DS — MI +6.44 | last week: MI +3.50 
2nd, PS3 — MI +4.79 | last week: MI +4.07 
3rd, Wii U — MI +4.30 | last week: MI +3.50 
4th, PS4 — MI +1.50 | last week: MI -0.25 
5th, PSVita — MI -4.42 | last week: MI -7.50 

 

Super Momentum Index:
[(Momentum Index) * (Staying Power Index)]

Wii U: [+4.30 * 13.89] = SMI +59.727 | last week: [+3.50 * 16.67]
Nintendo 3DS: [+6.44 * 50.00] = SMI +322.000 | last week: [+3.50 * 52.78]
PlayStation 4: [+1.50 * 2.78] = SMI +4.170 | last week: [-0.25 * 5.56]
PlayStation 3: [+4.79 * 25.00] = SMI +119.750 | last week: [+4.07 * 19.44]
PlayStation Vita: [-4.42 * 8.33] = SMI -36.819 | last week: [-7.50 * 5.56]

1st, 3DS — SMI +322.000 | last week: SMI +184.730 
2nd, PS3 — SMI +119.750 | last week: SMI +79.121 
3rd, Wii U — SMI +59.727 | last week: SMI +58.345 
4th, PS4 — SMI +4.170 | last week: SMI -1.390 
5th, PSVita — SMI -36.819 | last week: SMI -41.700 

 

Hyper Momentum Index
[(Evergreen Status) * (Super Momentum Index)]

Wii U: [3 * +59.727] = HMI +179.181 | last week: [7 * +58.345]
Nintendo 3DS: [21 * +322.000] = HMI +6,762.000 | last week: [24 * +184.730]
PlayStation 4: [1 * +4.170] = HMI +4.170 | last week: [2 * -1.390]
PlayStation 3: [8 * +119.750] = HMI +958.000 | last week: [7 * +79.121]
PlayStation Vita: [1 * -36.819] = HMI -36.819 | last week: [1 * -41.700]

1st, 3DSHMI +6,762.000 | last week: HMI +4,433.520 
2nd, PS3HMI +958.000 | last week: HMI +553.847 
3rd, Wii UHMI +179.181 | last week: HMI +408.415 
4th, PS4HMI +4.170 | last week: HMI -2.780 
5th, PSVitaHMI -36.819 | last week: HMI -41.700 

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (January 26, 2015 – February 1, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (January 26, 2015 – February 1, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 19, 2015 – January 25, 2015.

 

 

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