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Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 16, 2015 – March 22, 2015

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy Type-0 HD <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.03.19} (¥7.344) – 92.094 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.03.19} (¥5.389) – 73.373 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7.884) – 68.823 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.03.19} (¥5.389) – 42.358 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.592) – 36.151 / NEW
  6. -5/ [PS3] Yakuza 0 <ADV> (Sega) {2015.03.12} (¥8.845) – 29.568 / 175.390
  7. NEW/ [PS3] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7.884) – 28.976 / NEW
  8. NEW/ [PSV] Phantasy Star Online 2 Episode 3: Deluxe Package <RPG> (Sega) {2015.03.19} (¥5.378) – 26.289 / NEW
  9. -4/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5.616) – 21.433 / 71.645
  10. NEW/ [3DS] PriPara & Pretty Rhythm: PriPara Detsuka Eruoshare Item 1450! <ACT> (Takara Tomy) {2015.03.19} (¥4.299) – 21.261 / NEW
  11. -8/ [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥7.171) – 20.166 / 96.926
  12. -6/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥7.344) – 16.446 / 442.854
  13. -11/ [PS4] Yakuza 0 <ADV> (Sega) {2015.03.12} (¥8.845) – 15.255 / 105.761
  14. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.12.13} (¥4.968) – 11.353 / 2.551.238
  15. -7/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.02.14} (¥5.076) – 10.851 / 392.553
  16. -4/ [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (Pokemon Co.) {2014.11.21} (¥4.937) – 8.646 / 2.568.569
  17. -8/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥8.424) – 7.915 / 327.389
  18. NEW/ [3DS] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars <PZL> (Nintendo) {2015.03.19} (¥3.024) – 6.893 / NEW
  19. -12/ [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥6.145) – 6.358 / 31.852
  20. -5/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5.616) – 6.293 / 2.186.501
  21. -8/ [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.19} (¥6.145)
  22. -5/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6.264)
  23. 0/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6.156)
  24. -6/ [3DS] LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.03.05} (¥5.076)
  25. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800)
  26. -22/ [PSP] Uta no Prince-Sama: All Star After Secret <ADV> (Broccoli) {2015.03.12} (¥6.264)
  27. 0/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7.776)
  28. -7/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (Atlus) {2015.03.05} (¥7.538)
  29. -1/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Uchuu Eiyuuki <ADV> (FuRyu) {2015.03.05} (¥5.378)
  30. NEW/ [PSV] Irotoridori no Sekai: World’s End Re-Birth <ADV> (HuneX) {2015.03.19} (¥8.964) / NEW
  31. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level 5) {2014.07.10} (¥4.937)
  32. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4.800)
  33. -4/ [PS3] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.05} (¥7.690)
  34. NEW/ [PSV] Muramasa Rebirth + Genroku Kaikitan DLC Zen Shihen Product Code Iri Package <RPG> (Marvelous) {2015.03.19} (¥4.860) / NEW
  35. NEW/ [WIU] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars <PZL> (Nintendo) {2015.03.19} (¥3.024) / NEW
  36. -6/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.11} (¥6.145)
  37. -23/ [PSV] Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Iki <ADV> (Kaga Create) {2015.03.12} (¥7.538)
  38. -2/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4.800)
  39. -29/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 <ADV> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.03.12} (¥7.344)
  40. -3/ [PS3] Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] <ADV> (Sega) {2014.12.11} (¥1.944)
  41. NEW/ [XB1] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7.884) / NEW
  42. -8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.12.11} (¥7.992)
  43. -27/ [PS3] Winning Post 8 2015 <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.03.12} (¥7.776)
  44. -20/ [PS4] Evolve <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.03.05} (¥8.316)
  45. -26/ [PSV] Winning Post 8 2015 <SLG> (Koei Tecmo) {2015.03.12} (¥6.264)
  46. -7/ [WIU] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.01.22} (¥3.996)
  47. -12/ [PS4] Dragon Ball: Xenoverse <FTG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.05} (¥7.690)
  48. -5/ [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour <ETC> (Nintendo) {2014.03.20} (¥4.800)
  49. -17/ [3DS] New The Prince of Tennis: Go to the Top <ADV> (FuRyu) {2015.03.05} (¥6.151)
  50. -10/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V [New Price Edition] <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.06.26} (¥5.389)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 46,395 (33,826), +37% (+0%) / 1,303,655
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 28,704 (32,088), -11% (-5%) / 18,428,732
  3. PlayStation Vita — 21,562 (20,791), +4% (+2%) / 3,794,920
  4. Wii U — 7,595 (7,054), +8% (-4%) / 2,255,431
  5. PlayStation 3 — 6,352 (7,221), -12% (-6%) / 10,266,984

 

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: 23
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 5 / 23
Total portable Nintendo titles: 18 / 23
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 10 / 26

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PSVita — 9
3rd, PS4 — 8
3rd, PS3 — 8
5th, WiiU — 5

 

Brand-new titles (13):

NEW/ [PS4] Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
NEW/ [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2
NEW/ [PS4] Battlefield: Hardline
NEW/ [PS4] Resident Evil: Revelations 2
NEW/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
NEW/ [PS3] Battlefield: Hardline
NEW/ [PSV] Phantasy Star Online 2 Episode 3: Deluxe Package
NEW/ [3DS] PriPara & Pretty Rhythm: PriPara Detsuka Eruoshare Item 1450!
NEW/ [3DS] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars
NEW/ [PSV] Irotoridori no Sekai: World’s End Re-Birth
NEW/ [PSV] Muramasa Rebirth + Genroku Kaikitan DLC Zen Shihen Product Code Iri Package
NEW/ [WIU] Mario Vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars
NEW/ [XB1] Battlefield: Hardline

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

 

Re-charted titles (0):

Ranking N/A

 

Out-charted titles (13):

-8/ [PSV] Persona 4: Golden [PlayStation Vita the Best]
-21/ [PS4] The Order: 1886
-10/ [3DS] DoraMoji: Nobita no Kanji Daisakusen
+2/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life
-14/ [PS3] Far Cry 4
+5/ [3DS] Gotouchi Tetsudou: Gotouchi Chara to Nihon Zenkoku no Tabi
-5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi: Koko ga Ochitsukundesu
-12/ [PS4] Dead or Alive 5: Last Round
-16/ [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4-II
-18/ [PS4] God Eater 2: Rage Burst
NEW/ [PS3] Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Iki
NEW/ [PSP] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6
+13/ [PSV] Samurai Warriors 4-II

1st, 3DS — 4
2nd, PS4 — 3
2nd, PS3 — 3
4th, PSVita — 2

 

Previously released titles (37):

Wii U: 4 / 5
Nintendo 3DS: 16 / 18
PlayStation 4: 5 / 8
PlayStation 3: 6 / 8
PlayStation Vita: 5 / 9

1st, 3DS — 16
2nd, PS3 — 6
3rd, PS4 — 5
3rd, PSVita — 5
5th, WiiU — 4

 

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

Wii U: [4 / 37] * 100 = SPI 10.81 | last week: [3 / 38] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [16 / 37] * 100 = SPI 43.24 | last week: [19 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 4: [5 / 37] * 100 = SPI 13.51 | last week: [7 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 3: [6 / 37] * 100 = SPI 16.22 | last week: [6 / 38] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [5 / 37] * 100 = SPI 13.51 | last week: [3 / 38] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 43.24 | last week: SPI 50.00 
2nd, PS3 — SPI 16.22 | last week: SPI 15.79 
3rd, PS4 — SPI 13.51 | last week: SPI 18.42 
3rd, PSVita — SPI 13.51 | last week: SPI 7.89 
5th, WiiU — SPI 10.81 | last week: SPI 7.89 

 

Past-years released titles (14):

Wii U: 2 (2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 9 (7 2014, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 41 (1 2014)
PlayStation 3: 2 (2014)
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, 3DS — 9
2nd, WiiU — 2
2nd, PS3 — 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: [9 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 18 | last week: [12 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [2 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 4 | last week: [2 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 18 | last week: SSPI 24 
2nd, WiiU — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 4 
2nd, PS3 — 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: [(7 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 14 | last week: [(9 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(2 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DS — ES 14 | last week: ES 18 
2nd, WiiU — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
2nd, PS3 — 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 * 10.81] = HSP 21.62 | last week: [2 * 7.89]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * 43.24] = HSP 605.36 | last week: [18 * 50.00]
PlayStation 4: [1 * 13.51] = HSP 13.51 | last week: [1 * 18.42]
PlayStation 3: [2 * 16.22] = HSP 32.44 | last week: [2 * 15.79]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 13.51] = HSP 0.00 or HSP N/A | last week: [0 * 7.89]

1st, 3DS — HSP 605.36 | last week: HSP 900.00 
2nd, PS3 — HSP 32.44 | last week: HSP 31.58 
3rd, WiiU — HSP 21.62 | last week: HSP 15.78 
4th, PS4 — HSP 13.51 | last week: HSP 18.42 
5th, PSVita — HSP N/A | last week: HSP N/A 

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) 0/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 > (lowest) -7/ [WIU] Kirby and the Rainbow Curse
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 > (lowest) -17/ [3DS] New The Prince of Tennis: Go to the Top
PlayStation 4: (highest) -8/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes > (lowest) -20/ [PS4] Evolve
PlayStation 3: (highest) -3/ [PS3] Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition [PlayStation 3 the Best] > (lowest) -27/ [PS3] Winning Post 8 2015
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -8/ [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth > (lowest) -29/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6

Highest: +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7
Lowest: -29/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6

 

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

Wii U: [(-4 + 0 + 0 + -7) / 4] = MM -2.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -7 + -4 + -12 + -5 + -5 + -6 + 0 + -7 + -1 + 0 + +1 + -6 + -2 + -5 + -17) / 16] = MM -4.94
PlayStation 4: [(-11 + -8 + -8 + -20 + -12) / 5] = MM -11.80
PlayStation 3: [(-5 + -6 + -4 + -3 + -27 + -10) / 6] = MM -9.17
PlayStation Vita: [(-8 + -8 + -23 + -29 + -26) / 5] = MM -18.80

1st, WiiU — MM -2.75 | last week: MM -10.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.94 | last week: MM -6.84 
3rd, PS3 — MM -9.17 | last week: MM -7.83 
4th, PS4 — MM -11.80 | last week: MM -13.00 
5th, PSVita — MM -18.80 | last week: MM -0.67 

 

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: [(4 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 3: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00

1st, 3DS — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 0.50 
1st, PS3 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 3.50 
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 1.00 
4th, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 3.00 

5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 

 

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

Wii U: [-2.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 13] = MI +10.25 | last week: [-10.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 12]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.94 – 2.00 + 0 + 13] = MI +6.06 | last week: [-6.84 – 0.50 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation 4: [-11.80 – 1.50 + 0 + 13] = MI -0.30 | last week: [-13.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation 3: [-9.17 – 2.00 + 0 + 13] = MI +1.83 | last week: [-7.83 – 3.50 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation Vita: [-18.80 – 1.00 + 0 + 13] = MI -6.80 | last week: [-0.67 – 3.00 + 0 + 12]

1st, WiiU — MI +10.25 | last week: MI +2.00 
2nd, 3DS — MI +6.06 | last week: MI +4.66 
3rd, PS3 — MI +1.83 | last week: MI +0.67 
4th, PS4 — MI -0.30 | last week: MI -2.00 
5th, PSVita — MI -6.80 | last week: MI +8.33 

 

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

Wii U: [+10.25 * 10.81] = SMI +110.803 | last week: [+2.00 * 7.89]
Nintendo 3DS: [+6.06 * 43.24] = SMI +262.034 | last week: [+4.66 * 50.00]
PlayStation 4: [-0.30 * 13.51] = SMI -4.053 | last week: [-2.00 * 18.42]
PlayStation 3: [+1.83 * 16.22] = SMI +29.683 | last week: [+0.67 * 15.79]
PlayStation Vita: [-6.80 * 13.51] = SMI -91.868 | last week: [+8.33 * 7.89]

1st, 3DS — SMI +262.034 | last week: SMI +233.000 
2nd, WiiU — SMI +110.803 | last week: SMI +15.780 
3rd, PS3 — SMI +29.683 | last week: SMI +10.579 
4th, PS4 — SMI -4.053 | last week: SMI -36.840 
5th, PSVita — SMI -91.868 | last week: SMI +65.724 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +110.803] = HMI +221.606 | last week: [2 * +15.780]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * +262.034] = HMI +3,668.476 | last week: [18 * +233.000]
PlayStation 4: [1 * -4.053] = HMI -4.053 | last week: [1 * -36.840]
PlayStation 3: [2 * +29.683] = HMI +59.366 | last week: [2 * +10.579]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * -91.868] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * +65.724]

1st, 3DSHMI +3,668.476 | last week: HMI +4,194.000 
2nd, WiiUHMI +221.606 | last week: HMI +31.560 
3rd, PS3HMI +59.366 | last week: HMI +21.158 
4th, PS4HMI -4.053 | last week: HMI -36.840 
5th, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (March 16, 2015 – March 22, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 16, 2015 – March 22, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 9, 2015 – March 15, 2015.

 

 

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