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Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 30, 2015 – April 5, 2015

NintendObserverI’m posting this really soon this week because I want to enjoy my weekend as soon as I’m done with X’s presentation.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PSV] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.04.02} (¥7,690) – 121,219 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.04.02} (¥8,716) – 109,200 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [3DS] Xenoblade Chronicles 3D <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.04.02} (¥3,996) – 56,932 / NEW
  4. -2/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Lost Song # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥6,664) – 23,279 / 162,577
  5. -4/ [PS4] Bloodborne # <RPG> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.26} (¥7,452) – 22,610 / 175,177
  6. -3/ [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥8,424) – 22,146 / 119,508
  7. NEW/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2015.04.02} (¥7,538) – 21,582 / NEW
  8. -4/ [3DS] Theatrhythm Dragon Quest <ACT> (Square Enix) {2015.03.26} (¥6,264) – 15,995 / 92,854
  9. +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 15,880 / 73,100
  10. -3/ [PSV] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥7,344) – 14,945 / 69,252
  11. -6/ [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.03.26} (¥8,208) – 14,940 / 77,137
  12. +4/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616) – 14,410 / 103,488
  13. -4/ [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.03.26} (¥7,538) – 11,211 / 57,537
  14. -6/ [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥8,424) – 10,546 / 57,238
  15. +4/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level-5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968) – 10,439 / 2,573,917
  16. -10/ [PS3] Sword Art Online: Lost Song <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥7,690) – 10,264 / 65,354
  17. -2/ [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.03.19} (¥5,389) – 10,035 / 103,100
  18. +5/ [3DS] Pokemon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) 8,709 / 2,587,345
  19. -8/ [3DS] Kuroko’s Basketball: Ties to the Future <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥6,145) – 8,311 / 43,726
  20. -10/ [PSV] Senran Kagura Estival Versus # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2015.03.26} (¥7,538) – 8,297 / 52,845
  21. -3/ [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥7,171)
  22. -2/ [PS4] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7,884)
  23. +3/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  24. 0/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.02.14} (¥5,076)
  25. -8/ [PS3] Yakuza 0 <ADV> (Sega) {2015.03.12} (¥8,845)
  26. -4/ [PS3] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7,884)
  27. +3/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  28. +3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937)
  29. NEW/ [PSV] Norn9 Last Era <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.04.02} (¥6,264) / NEW
  30. -3/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥7,344)
  31. -10/ [PS4] Final Fantasy Type-0 HD # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.03.19} (¥7,344)
  32. +6/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin <ADV> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.11} (¥6,145)
  33. +1/ [3DS] LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.03.05} (¥5,076)
  34. -9/ [PS4] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.03.19} (¥5,389)
  35. -23/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Estival Versus # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2015.03.26} (¥8,618)
  36. NEW/ [3DS] Terra Formars: Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet <ACT> (FuRyu) {2015.04.02} (¥6,458) / NEW
  37. -24/ [PS4] Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance # <SLG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2015.03.26} (¥7,776)
  38. NEW/ [WIU] Rodea the Sky Soldier <ADV> (Kadokawa Games) {2015.04.02} (¥7,776) / NEW
  39. -6/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate # <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6,264)
  40. -12/ [PS4] Yakuza 0 <ADV> (Sega) {2015.03.12} (¥8,845)
  41. -1/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  42. +2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  43. -8/ [3DS] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars <PZL> (Nintendo) {2015.03.19} (¥3,024)
  44. -5/ [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.19} (¥6,145)
  45. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke <RPG> (Level-5) {2014.07.10} (¥4,968)
  46. +3/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4,937)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥6,145)
  48. -19/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (Atlus) {2015.03.05} (¥7,538)
  49. -3/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Uchuu Eiyuuki <ADV> (FuRyu) {2015.03.05} (¥5,378)
  50. -14/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.02.26} (¥8,424)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 34,574 (31,229), +11% (+9%) / 18,494,535
  2. PlayStation 4 — 26,738 (45,446), -41% (-2%) / 1,375,839
  3. PlayStation Vita — 22,256 (27,032), -18% (+25%) / 3,844,208
  4. Wii U — 7,486 (6,698), +12% (-12%) / 2,269,615
  5. PlayStation 3 — 5,743 (6,652), -14% (+5%) / 10,279,379

 

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: 27
Total home Nintendo titles: 4 / 23
Total portable Nintendo titles: 19 / 23
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 27
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 9 / 27

1st, 3DS — 19
2nd, PS4 — 10
3rd, PSVita — 9
4th, PS3 — 8
5th, WiiU — 4

 

Brand-new titles (7):

NEW/ [PSV] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen
NEW/ [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen
NEW/ [3DS] Xenoblade Chronicles 3D
NEW/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair
NEW/ [PSV] Norn9 Last Era
NEW/ [3DS] Terra Formars: Fierce Battle on the Crimson Planet
NEW/ [WIU] Rodea the Sky Soldier

1st, 3DS — 2
1st, PSVita — 2
2nd, WiiU — 1
2nd, PS4 — 1
2nd, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (1):

BACK/ [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!!

1st, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (8):

-42/ [PSV] Phantasy Star Online 2 Episode 3: Deluxe Package
NEW/ [PSV] Ken ga Kimi for V
NEW/ [PS3] Deception IV: Another Princess
NEW/ [PSV] Friend to Lover
NEW/ [3DS] Nashi-jiru Busha!! Funassyi vs. Dragons
-31/ [3DS] PriPara & Pretty Rhythm: PriPara Detsuka Eruoshare Item 1450!
NEW/ [PS4] Deception IV: Another Princess
NEW/ [PSV] Deception IV: Another Princess

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

 

Previously released titles (43):

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

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, PS4 — 9
3rd, PS3 — 7
3rd, PSVita — 7
5th, WiiU — 3

 

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

Wii U: [3 / 43] * 100 = SPI 6.98 | last week: [3 / 31] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 43] * 100 = SPI 39.53 | last week: [15 / 31] * 100
PlayStation 4: [9 / 43] * 100 = SPI 20.93 | last week: [5 / 31] * 100
PlayStation 3: [7 / 43] * 100 = SPI 16.28 | last week: [4 / 31] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [7 / 43] * 100 = SPI 16.28 | last week: [4 / 31] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 39.53 | last week: SPI 48.39 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 20.93 | last week: SPI 16.13 
3rd, PS3 — SPI 16.28 | last week: SPI 12.90 
3rd, PSVita — SPI 16.28 | last week: SPI 12.90 
5th, WiiU — SPI 6.98 | last week: SPI 9.68 

 

Past-years released titles (10):

Wii U: 2 (2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 8 (6 2014, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 40
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, 3DS — 8
2nd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PS4 — 0
3rd, PS3 — 0
3rd, 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: [8 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 16 | last week: [8 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 16 | last week: SSPI 16 
2nd, WiiU — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 4 
3rd, PS4 — SSPI N/A | last week: SSPI N/A 
3rd, PS3 — SSPI N/A | last week: SSPI N/A 
3rd, 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: [(6 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 13 | last week: [(6 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 13 
2nd, WiiU — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
3rd, PS4 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
3rd, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
3rd, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * 6.98] = HSPI 13.96 | last week: [2 * 9.68]
Nintendo 3DS: [13 * 39.53] = HSPI 513.89 | last week: [13 * 48.39]
PlayStation 4: [0 * 20.93] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 16.13]
PlayStation 3: [0 * 16.28] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 12.90]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 16.28] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 12.90]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 513.89 | last week: HSPI 629.07 
2nd, WiiU — HSPI 13.96 | last week: HSPI 19.36 
3rd, PS4 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI N/A 
3rd, PS3 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI N/A 

3rd, PSVita — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI N/A 

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) +4/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # > (lowest) -1/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +6/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin > (lowest) -19/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon
PlayStation 4: (highest) -2/ [PS4] Battlefield: Hardline > (lowest) -24/ [PS4] Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance #
PlayStation 3: (highest) -2/ [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 > (lowest) -10/ [PS3] Sword Art Online: Lost Song
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -10/ [PSV] Senran Kagura Estival Versus #

Highest: +6/ [3DS] Nanatsu no Taizai: The Seven Deadly Sins – Unjust Sin
Lowest: -24/ [PS4] Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance #

 

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

Wii U: [(+4 + +3 + -1) / 3] = MM +2.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + +4 + +5 + -8 + +3 + 0 + +3 + +6 + +1 + -6 + +2 + -8 + -3 + +3 + -19 + -3) / 16] = MM -1.75
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -6 + -2 + -10 + -9 + -23 + -24 + -12 + -14) / 9] = MM -11.56
PlayStation 3: [(-3 + -6 + -10 + -2 + -8 + -4 + -3) / 7] = MM -5.14
PlayStation Vita: [(-2 + +5 + -3 + -4 + -10 + -3 + -5) / 7] = MM -3.14

1st, WiiU — MM +2.00 | last week: MM -9.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -1.75 | last week: MM -10.33 
3rd, PSVita — MM -3.14 | last week: MM -19.00 
4th, PS3 — MM -5.14 | last week: MM -13.50 
5th, PS4 — MM -11.56 | last week: MM -18.40 

 

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 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75) + (3 *1.00)] = DS 3.75

1st, PSVita — DS 3.75 | last week: DS 4.25 
2nd, 3DS — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 1.75 
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.50 
3rd, PS3 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 2.25 
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.50 

 

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

Wii U: [+2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +9.00 | last week: [-9.00 – 1.50 + 0 + 19]
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.75 – 1.75 + 1 + 7] = MI +4.50 | last week: [-10.33 – 1.75 + 0 + 19]
PlayStation 4: [-11.56 – 1.00 + 0 + 7] = MI -5.56 | last week: [-18.40 – 1.50 + 0 + 19]
PlayStation 3: [-5.14 – 1.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +0.86 | last week: [-13.50 – 2.25 + 0 + 19]
PlayStation Vita: [-3.14 – 3.75 + 0 + 7] = MI +0.11 | last week: [-19.00 – 4.25 + 0 + 19]

1st, WiiU — MI +9.00 | last week: MI +8.50 
2nd, 3DS — MI +4.50 | last week: MI +6.92 
3rd, PS3 — MI +0.86 | last week: MI +3.25 
4th, PSVita — MI +0.11 | last week: MI -4.25 
5th, PS4 — MI -5.56 | last week: MI -0.90 

 

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

Wii U: [+9.00 * 6.98] = SMI +62.820 | last week: [+8.50 * 9.68]
Nintendo 3DS: [+4.50 * 39.53] = SMI +177.885 | last week: [+6.92 * 48.39]
PlayStation 4: [-5.56 * 20.93] = SMI -116.371 | last week: [-0.90 * 16.13]
PlayStation 3: [+0.86 * 16.28] = SMI +14.001 | last week: [+3.25 * 12.90]
PlayStation Vita: [+0.11 * 16.28] = SMI +1.791 | last week: [-4.25 * 12.90]

1st, 3DS — SMI +177.885 | last week: SMI +334.859 
2nd, WiiU — SMI +62.820 | last week: SMI +82.280 
3rd, PS3 — SMI +14.001 | last week: SMI +41.925 
4th, PSVita — SMI +1.791 | last week: SMI -54.825 
5th, PS4 — SMI -116.371 | last week: SMI -14.517 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +62.820] = HMI +125.640 | last week: [2 * +82.280]
Nintendo 3DS: [13 * +177.885] = HMI +2,312.505 | last week: [13 * +334.859]
PlayStation 4: [0 * -116.371] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -14.517]
PlayStation 3: [0 * +14.001] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * +41.925]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * +1.791] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -54.825]

1st, 3DSHMI +2,312.505 | last week: HMI +4,353.167 
2nd, WiiUHMI +125.640 | last week: HMI +164.560 
3rd, PS3HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 
4th, PS4HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 
5th, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (March 30, 2015 – April 5, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 30, 2015 – April 5, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 23, 2015 – March 29, 2015.

 

 

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