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Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 23, 2015 – March 1, 2015

NintendObserverSuper Smash Bros. for Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Kirby and the Rainbow Curse still stand strong.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥7.344) – 325.446 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥8.424) – 269.303 / NEW
  3. -1/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.02.14} (¥5.076) – 39.751 / 341.997
  4. -3/ [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.19} (¥6.145) – 37.650 / 271.829
  5. +1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.12.13} (¥4.968) – 16.443 / 2.513.906
  6. +3/ [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4.937) – 12.680 / 2.537.857
  7. NEW/ [PSV] Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Jukai no Kioku <ADV> (FuRyu) {2015.02.26} (¥6.998) – 10.622 / NEW
  8. -1/ [PS3] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.05} (¥7.690) – 8.249 / 81.087
  9. +3/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5.616) – 8.159 / 2.165.812
  10. +20/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.11} (¥6.145) – 7.631 / 42.869
  11. 0/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6.264) – 7.595 / 2.485.659
  12. -9/ [PS4] God Eater 2: Rage Burst <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.19} (¥7.171) – 7.405 / 45.229
  13. NEW/ [PSV] Diabolik Lovers: Dark Fate <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.02.26} (¥6.264) – 7.263 / NEW
  14. NEW/ [PSV] Parfait <ADV> (Technical Group Laboratory) {2015.02.26} (¥5.378) – 5.697 / NEW
  15. -5/ [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4-II <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.11} (¥6.264) – 5.008 / 58.518
  16. -3/ [PS4] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.05} (¥7.690) – 4.995 / 59.438
  17. 0/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7.776) – 4.936 / 597.730
  18. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) – 4.917 / 3.928.335
  19. -1/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6.156) – 4.898 / 925.990
  20. -16/ [PS4] The Order: 1886 <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.02.20} (¥6.372) – 4.840 / 29.863
  21. -16/ [PS4] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round <FTG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.19} (¥7.344)
  22. +1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4.937)
  23. NEW/ [PSV] OZMafia!! Vivace <ADV> (HuneX) {2015.02.26} (¥7.452) / NEW
  24. -2/ [WIU] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.01.22} (¥3.996)
  25. -17/ [PS3] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round <FTG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.19} (¥6.264)
  26. -9/ [PSV] Samurai Warriors 4-II <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.11} (¥6.264)
  27. NEW/ [3DS] La Corda d’Oro 3: Full Voice Special <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.26} (¥6.264) / NEW
  28. -6/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800)
  29. -2/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4.800)
  30. -9/ [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4-II <ACT> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.02.11} (¥7.344)
  31. -6/ [PS3] Far Cry 4 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.01.29} (¥7.992)
  32. -8/ [PS4] Far Cry 4 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.01.29} (¥9.072)
  33. -5/ [PS3] Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin <RPG> (From Software) {2015.02.05} (¥4.936)
  34. NEW/ [3DS] DoraMoji: Nobita no Kanji Daisakusen <EDU> (Shogakukan) {2015.02.26} (¥4.937) / NEW
  35. +10/ [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2014.11.13} (¥8.208)
  36. -5/ [PS3] Tales of Zestiria <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.01.22} (¥8.715)
  37. -2/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko ga Ochitsukundesu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2014.11.20} (¥5.184)
  38. +4/ [PSV] Persona 4: Golden [PlayStation Vita the Best] <RPG> (Atlus) {2015.02.05} (¥4.298)
  39. -23/ [PSV] Hakuoki: Zuisouroku – Omokagebana <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.02.19} (¥6.264)
  40. -7/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.12.11} (¥7.992)
  41. BACK/ [3DS] Gotouchi Tetsudou: Gotouchi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.11.27} (¥5.626)
  42. NEW/ [PSV] Captain Earth: Mind Labyrinth <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.26} (¥7.171) / NEW
  43. -5/ [PS3] Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] <ADV> (Sega) {2014.12.11} (¥1.944)
  44. +3/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Rockstar Games) {2014.06.26} (¥5.389)
  45. +1/ [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops II – Dubbed Edition [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Square Enix) {2014.09.04} (¥3.024)
  46. +4/ [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour <ETC> (Nintendo) {2014.03.20} (¥4.800)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Don to Katsu no Jikuu Daibouken <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.06.26} (¥5.119)
  48. 0/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life <ETC> (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4.800)
  49. -17/ [3DS] Lost Heroes 2 <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.05} (¥6.145)
  50. -14/ [3DS] Devil Survivor 2: Break Record <SLG> (Atlus) {2015.01.29} (¥6.458)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 46,139 (24,737), +87% (+16%) / 1,189,681
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 36,596 (38,173), -4% (-35%) / 18,333,990
  3. PlayStation Vita — 24,457 (35,934), -32% (+213%) / 3,732,189
  4. PlayStation 3 — 8,926 (5,810), +54% (-13%) / 10,245,766
  5. Wii U — 6,606 (6,070), +9% (-13%) / 2,233,403

 

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: 22
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 28
Total home Nintendo titles: 3 / 22
Total portable Nintendo titles: 19 / 22
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 19 / 28
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 9 / 28

1st, 3DS — 19
2nd, PS3 — 11
3rd, PSVita — 9
4th, PS4 — 8
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (9):

NEW/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes
NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes
NEW/ [PSV] Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Jukai no Kioku
NEW/ [PSV] Diabolik Lovers: Dark Fate
NEW/ [PSV] Parfait
NEW/ [PSV] OZMafia!! Vivace
NEW/ [3DS] La Corda d’Oro 3: Full Voice Special
NEW/ [3DS] DoraMoji: Nobita no Kanji Daisakusen
NEW/ [PSV] Captain Earth: Mind Labyrinth

1st, PSVita — 5
2nd, 3DS — 2
3rd, PS4 — 1
3rd, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2):

BACK/ [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Don to Katsu no Jikuu Daibouken
BACK/ [3DS] Gotouchi Tetsudou: Gotouchi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi

1st, 3DS — 2

 

Out-charted titles (11):

-26/ [PS4] The Lord of the Fallen
BACK/ [3DS] Yowamushi Pedal: Ashita e no High Cadence
-8/ [3DS] The Legend of Legacy
-27/ [PSV] Ukiyo no Roushi
BACK/ [XB1] Halo: The Master Chief Collection
+10/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
NEW/ [XB1] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
NEW/ [PS4] Terraria
-17/ [PSV] Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai: Library Party
NEW/ [PSV] Furaiki 3
NEW/ [PSV] Otoko Yuukaku

1st, PSVita — 4
2nd, 3DS — 3
3rd, PS4 — 2

 

Previously released titles (41):

Wii U: 3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 17 / 19
PlayStation 4: 7 / 8
PlayStation 3: 10 / 11
PlayStation Vita: 4 / 9

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, PS3 — 10
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, WiiU — 3

 

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

Wii U: [3 / 41] * 100 = SPI 7.32 | last week: [3 / 40] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 41] * 100 = SPI 41.46 | last week: [18 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 4: [7 / 41] * 100 = SPI 17.07 | last week: [5 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 3: [10 / 41] * 100 = SPI 24.39 | last week: [9 / 40] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 41] * 100 = SPI 9.76 | last week: [4 / 40] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 41.46 | last week: SPI 45.00 
2nd, PS3 — SPI 24.39 | last week: SPI 22.50 
3rd, PS4 — SPI 17.07 | last week: SPI 12.50 
4th, PSVita — SPI 9.76 | last week: SPI 10.00 
5th, WiiU — SPI 7.32 | last week: SPI 7.50 

 

Past-years released titles (20):

Wii U: 2 (2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 13 (10 2014, 1 2013, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 41 (1 2014)
PlayStation 3: 4 (2014)
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, 3DS — 13
2nd, PS3 — 4
3rd, WiiU — 2
4th, PS4 — 1
5th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Wii U: [2 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 4 | last week: [2 / 50] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [13 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 26 | last week: [12 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [4 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 8 | last week: [4 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 26 | last week: SSPI 24 
2nd, PS3 — SSPI 8 | last week: SSPI 8 
3rd, WiiU — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 4 
4th, PS4 — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 2 
5th, PSVita — SSPI N/A | last week: SSPI N/A 

 

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

Wii U: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(2 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(10 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 19 | last week: [(8 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (2 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(4 *1)] = ES 4 | last week: [(4 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DS — ES 19 | last week: ES 21 
2nd, PS3 — ES 4 | last week: ES 4 
3rd, WiiU — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
4th, PS4 — ES 1 | last week: ES 1 
5th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * 7.32] = HSP 14.64 | last week: [2 * 7.50]
Nintendo 3DS: [19 * 41.46] = HSP 787.74 | last week: [21 * 45.00]
PlayStation 4: [1 * 17.07] = HSP 17.07 | last week: [1 * 12.50]
PlayStation 3: [4 * 24.39] = HSP 97.56 | last week: [4 * 22.50]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 9.76] = HSP 0.00 or HSP N/A | last week: [0 * 10.00]

1st, 3DS — HSP 787.74 | last week: HSP 945.00 
2nd, PS3 — HSP 97.56 | last week: HSP 90.00 
3rd, PS4 — HSP 17.07 | last week: HSP 12.50 
4th, WiiU — HSP 14.64 | last week: HSP 15.00 
5th, PSVita — HSP N/A | last week: HSP N/A 

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) 0/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U > (lowest) -2/ [WIU] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +20/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin > (lowest) -17/ [3DS] Lost Heroes 2
PlayStation 4: (highest) -3/ [PS4] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse > (lowest) -16/ [PS4] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
PlayStation 3: (highest) +10/ [PS3] World Soccer Winning Eleven 2015 > (lowest) -17/ [PS3] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +4/ [PSV] Persona 4: Golden [PlayStation Vita the Best] > (lowest) -23/ [PSV] Hakuoki: Zuisouroku – Omokagebana

Highest: +20/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin
Lowest: -23/ [PSV] Hakuoki: Zuisouroku – Omokagebana

 

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

Wii U: [(0 + -1 + -2) / 3] = MM -1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + +1 + +3 + +3 + +20 + 0 + +1 + +1 + -6 + -2 + -2 + +4 + 0 + -17 + -14) / 15] = MM -0.60
PlayStation 4: [(-9 + -3 + -16 + -16 + -9 + -8 + -7) / 7] = MM -9.71
PlayStation 3: [(-1 + -5 + -17 + -6 + -5 + +10 + -5 + -5 + +3 + +1) / 10] = MM -3.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-3 + -9 + +4 + -23) / 4] = MM -7.75

1st, 3DS — MM -0.60 | last week: MM -3.56 
2nd, WiiU — MM -1.00 | last week: MM -0.67 

3rd, PS3 — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -6.25 
4th, PSVita — MM -7.75 | last week: MM -15.50 
5th, PS4 — MM -9.71 | last week: MM -11.40 

 

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

Wii U: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 * 0.25) + (2 * 0.50)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.75) + (1 * 1.00)] = DS 1.75
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 * 0.75) + (2 * 1.00)] = DS 2.50

1st, PSVita — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 2.75 
2nd, PS4 — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 0.00 
3rd, 3DS — DS 1.25 | last week: DS 3.50 
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00 

4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50 

 

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

Wii U: [-1.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +8.00 | last week: [-0.67 – 1.00 + 0 + 10]
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.60 – 1.25 + 2 + 9] = MI +9.15 | last week: [-3.56 – 3.50 + 2 + 10]
PlayStation 4: [-9.71 – 1.75 + 0 + 9] = MI -2.46 | last week: [-11.40 – 0.00 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation 3: [-3.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +6.00 | last week: [-6.25 – 0.50 + 1 + 10]
PlayStation Vita: [-7.75 – 2.50 + 0 + 9] = MI -1.25 | last week: [-15.50 – 2.75 + 0 + 10]

1st, 3DS — MI +9.15 | last week: MI +4.94 
2nd, WiiU — MI +8.00 | last week: MI +8.33 

3rd, PS3 — MI +6.00 | last week: MI +4.25 
4th, PSVita — MI -1.25 | last week: MI -8.25 
5th, PS4 — MI -2.46 | last week: MI -1.40 

 

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

Wii U: [+8.00 * 7.32] = SMI +58.560 | last week: [+8.33 * 7.50]
Nintendo 3DS: [+9.15 * 41.46] = SMI +379.359 | last week: [+4.94 * 45.00]
PlayStation 4: [-2.46 * 17.07] = SMI -41.992 | last week: [-1.40 * 12.50]
PlayStation 3: [+6.00 * 24.39] = SMI +146.340 | last week: [+4.25 * 22.50]
PlayStation Vita: [-1.25 * 9.76] = SMI -12.200 | last week: [-8.25 * 10.00]

1st, 3DS — SMI +379.359 | last week: SMI +222.300 
2nd, PS3 — SMI +146.340 | last week: SMI +95.625 
3rd, WiiU — SMI +58.560 | last week: SMI +62.475 
4th, PSVita — SMI -12.200 | last week: SMI -82.500 
5th, PS4 — SMI -41.992 | last week: SMI -17.500 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +58.560] = HMI +117.120 | last week: [2 * +62.475]
Nintendo 3DS: [19 * +379.359] = HMI +7,207.821 | last week: [21 * +222.300]
PlayStation 4: [1 * -41.992] = HMI -41.992 | last week: [1 * -17.500]
PlayStation 3: [4 * +146.340] = HMI +585.360 | last week: [4 * +95.625]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * -12.200] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -82.500]

1st, 3DSHMI +7,207.821 | last week: HMI +4,668.300 
2nd, PS3HMI +585.360 | last week: HMI +382.500 
3rd, WiiUHMI +117.120 | last week: HMI +124.950 
4th, PS4HMI -41.992 | last week: HMI -17.500 
5th, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (February 23, 2015 – March 1, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (February 23, 2015 – March 1, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015.

 

 

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