Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 20, 2015 – April 26, 2015

NintendObserverSurprised Bravely Second didn’t grow 3DS sales and opened less than the original on more than twice the install base.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Bravely Second <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.04.23} (¥6,458) – 100,047 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 1 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.04.23} (¥9,698) – 24,341 / NEW
  3. -2/ [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.04.16} (¥5,076) – 23,724 / 78,903
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2015.04.23} (¥7,538) – 22,609 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PS3] BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2015.04.23} (¥6,264) – 15,550 / NEW
  6. -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 12,667 / 109,784
  7. NEW/ [PSP] Meiji Toukyou Renka: Twilight Kiss # <ADV> (Broccoli) {2015.04.23} (¥6,264) – 10,083 / NEW
  8. NEW/ [PS4] Tropico 5 <SLG> (Square Enix) {2015.04.23} (¥8,424) – 8,706 / NEW
  9. NEW/ [PS4] BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2015.04.23} (¥6,264) – 7,589 / NEW
  10. -8/ [PS4] Dying Light <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.04.16} (¥8,208) – 7,030 / 32,560
  11. +3/ [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥6,145) – 6,845 / 56,672
  12. NEW/ [PSV] Clock Zero: Shuuen no Byou ExTime # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.04.23} (¥6,264) – 6,306 / NEW
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Toukiden: Kiwami <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.04.23} (¥7,344) – 6,103 / NEW
  14. -7/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616) – 5,033 / 123,465
  15. +4/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156) – 4,989 / 966,494
  16. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) – 4,973 / 2,603,857
  17. -7/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level-5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968) – 4,851 / 2,591,702
  18. -13/ [PS3] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥8,424) – 4,770 / 141,981
  19. +2/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> 任天堂 {2014.09.13} (¥5,616) – 4,109 / 2,215,255
  20. -14/ [PSV] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.04.02} ¥7,690) – 4,001 / 147,155
  21. -10/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Lost Song # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥6,664)
  22. -13/ [PS4] Bloodborne # <RPG> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.26} (¥7,452)
  23. NEW/ [PSV] Sayonara UmiharaKawase+ <ACT> (Agatsuma Entertainment) {2015.04.23} (¥5,184) / NEW
  24. -11/ [3DS] Xenoblade Chronicles 3D <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.04.02} (¥3,996)
  25. -22/ [3DS] Future Card Buddy Fight: Yuujou no Bakunetsu Fight! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2015.04.16} (¥5,378)
  26. -10/ [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.03.26} (¥8,208)
  27. -12/ [PS4] Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin <RPG> (From Software) {2015.04.09} (¥5,962)
  28. -10/ [PSV] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥7,344)
  29. NEW/ [PSV] Gakuen Heaven 2 ~Double Scramble!~ <ADV> (Prototype) {2015.04.23} (¥6,912) / NEW
  30. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937)
  31. -5/ [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.03.26} (¥7,538)
  32. -10/ [PS3] Resident Evil: Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.03.19} (¥5,389)
  33. -10/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.02.14} (¥5,076)
  34. -26/ [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.04.02} (¥8,716)
  35. -8/ [PS4] Battlefield: Hardline <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.03.19} (¥7,884)
  36. -4/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2015.04.02} (¥7,538)
  37. -3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  38. -7/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate # <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6,264)
  39. -22/ [PS4] Saints Row IV: Re-Elected <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.04.16} (¥6,264)
  40. -20/ [3DS] Theatrhythm Dragon Quest <ACT> (Square Enix) {2015.03.26} (¥6,264)
  41. NEW/ [PSV] Shinsouban Crimson Empire # <ADV> (QuinRose) {2015.04.23} (¥6,804) / NEW
  42. -13/ [PS4] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥8,424)
  43. -6/ [PS3] Yakuza 0 <ADV> (Sega) {2015.03.12} (¥8,845)
  44. -8/ [3DS] Kuroko’s Basketball: Ties to the Future <SLG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.26} (¥6,145)
  45. -6/ [3DS] LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.03.05} (¥5,076)
  46. -6/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  47. -19/ [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth <RPG> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥7,171)
  48. -13/ [PSV] Senran Kagura Estival Versus # <ACT> (Mavelous) {2015.03.26} (¥7,538)
  49. -6/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4,937)
  50. -20/ [PS4] Final Fantasy Type-0 HD # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.03.19} (¥7,344)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 21,658 (21,824), -1% (-17%) / 18,564,858
  2. PlayStation 4 — 20,112 (15,419), +30% (-14%) / 1,429,255
  3. PlayStation Vita — 16,025 (15,059), +6% (-16%) / 3,893,320
  4. Wii U — 7,210 (6,324), +14% (-5%) / 2,289,803
  5. PlayStation 3 — 4,248 (4,175), +2% (-1%) / 10,292,023

 

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: 19
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 31
Total home Nintendo titles: 3 / 19
Total portable Nintendo titles: 16 / 19
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 19 / 31
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 12 / 31

1st, 3DS — 16
2nd, PS4 — 12
3rd, PSVita — 11
4th, PS3 — 7
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (12):

NEW/ [3DS] Bravely Second
NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 1
NEW/ [PS4] Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory II #
NEW/ [PS3] BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend
NEW/ [PSP] Meiji Toukyou Renka: Twilight Kiss #
NEW/ [PS4] Tropico 5
NEW/ [PS4] BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend
NEW/ [PSV] Clock Zero: Shuuen no Byou ExTime #
NEW/ [PS4] Toukiden: Kiwami
NEW/ [PSV] Sayonara UmiharaKawase+
NEW/ [PSV] Gakuen Heaven 2 ~Double Scramble!~
NEW/ [PSV] Shinsouban Crimson Empire #

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

 

Re-charted titles (0):

None.

Ranking N/A

 

Out-charted titles (12):

-2/ [PS3] Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition (PlayStation 3 the Best)
-15/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Estival Versus #
NEW/ [XBO] Dying Light
-8/ [3DS] Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars
-14/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes
-5/ [PS4] Resident Evil: Revelations 2
-2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke
NEW/ [PS3] Saints Row 4 Ultra Super Ultimate Deluxe Edition
+3/ [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst
-8/ [PS3] Battlefield: Hardline
-7/ [PS3] Sword Art Online: Lost Song
NEW/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Ultimate Hits)

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

 

Previously released titles (38):

Wii U: 3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 15 / 16
PlayStation 4: 8 / 12
PlayStation 3: 5 / 7
PlayStation Vita: 7 / 11

1st, 3DS — 15
2nd, PS4 — 8
3rd, PSVita — 7
4th, PS3 — 5
5th, WiiU — 3

 

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

Wii U: [3 / 38] * 100 = SPI 7.89 | last week: [3 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [15 / 38] * 100 = SPI 39.47 | last week: [15 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [8 / 38] * 100 = SPI 21.05 | last week: [8 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [5 / 38] * 100 = SPI 13.16 | last week: [9 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [7 / 38] * 100 = SPI 18.42 | last week: [8 / 43] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 39.47 | last week: SPI 34.88 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 21.05 | last week: SPI 18.60 
3rd, PSVita — SPI 18.42 | last week: SPI 18.60 
4th, PS3 — SPI 13.16 | last week: SPI 20.93 
5th, WiiU — SPI 7.89 | last week: SPI 6.98 

 

Past-years released titles (9):

Wii U: 2 (2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 7 (5 2014, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 40
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, 3DS — 7
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: [7 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 14 | 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: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [0 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 14 | 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 2 
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: [(5 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 12 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DS — ES 12 | 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 1 
3rd, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * 7.89] = HSPI 15.78 | last week: [2 * 6.98]
Nintendo 3DS: [12 * 39.47] = HSPI 473.64 | last week: [13 * 34.88]
PlayStation 4: [0 * 21.05] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 18.60]
PlayStation 3: [0 * 13.16] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [1 * 20.93]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 18.42] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 18.60]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 473.64 | last week: HSPI 453.44 
2nd, WiiU — HSPI 15.78 | last week: HSPI 13.96 

3rd, PS4 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI N/A 
3rd, PS3 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI 20.93 
3rd, PSVita — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI N/A 

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) +4/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # > (lowest) -7/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Korosensei Daihouimou!! > (lowest) -22/ [3DS] Future Card Buddy Fight: Yuujou no Bakunetsu Fight!
PlayStation 4: (highest) -4/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair > (lowest) -22/ [PS4] Saints Row IV: Re-Elected
PlayStation 3: (highest) -6/ [PS3] Yakuza 0 > (lowest) -26/ [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -19/ [PSV] Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Highest: +4/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 #
Lowest: -26/ [PS3] 3rd Super Robot Wars Z: Tengoku Hen

 

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

Wii U: [(-7 + +4 + -3) / 3] = MM -2.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-2 + +3 + -4 + -7 + +2 + -11 + -22 + -5 + -10 + -7 + -20 + -8 + -6 + -6 + -6) / 15] = MM -7.27
PlayStation 4: [(-8 + -13 + -12 + -8 + -4 + -22 + -13 + -20) / 8] = MM -12.50
PlayStation 3: [(-13 + -10 + -10 + -26 + -6) / 5] = MM -13.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-2 + -14 + -10 + -10 + -5 + -19 + -13) / 7] = MM -10.43

1st, WiiU — MM -2.00 | last week: MM +1.33 
2nd, 3DS — MM -7.27 | last week: MM -1.93 
3rd, PSVita — MM -10.43 | last week: MM -4.38 
4th, PS4 — MM -12.50 | last week: MM -9.00 
5th, PS3 — MM -13.00 | last week: MM -5.33 

 

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: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(4 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, PS3 — DS 3.00 | last week: DS 0.00 
2nd, 3DS — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.25 
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.25 
4th, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.00 
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: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 12] = MI +10.00 | last week: [+1.33 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [-7.27 – 2.00 + 0 + 12] = MI +2.73 | last week: [-1.93 – 1.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-12.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 12] = MI -1.50 | last week: [-9.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 3: [-13.00 – 3.00 + 0 + 12] = MI -4.00 | last week: [-5.33 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation Vita: [-10.43 – 0.50 + 0 + 12] = MI +1.07 | last week: [-4.38 – 1.00 + 0 + 7]

1st, WiiU — MI +10.00 | last week: MI +8.33 
2nd, 3DS — MI +2.73 | last week: MI +3.82 
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.07 | last week: MI +1.62 
4th, PS4 — MI -1.50 | last week: MI -3.25 
5th, PS3 — MI -4.00 | last week: MI +1.67 

 

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

Wii U: [+10.00 * 7.89] = SMI +78.900 | last week: [+8.33 * 6.98]
Nintendo 3DS: [+2.73 * 39.47] = SMI +107.753 | last week: [+3.82 * 34.88]
PlayStation 4: [-1.50 * 21.05] = SMI -31.575 | last week: [-3.25 * 18.60]
PlayStation 3: [-4.00 * 13.16] = SMI -52.640 | last week: [+1.67 * 20.93]
PlayStation Vita: [+1.07 * 18.42] = SMI +19.709 | last week: [+1.62 * 18.60]

1st, 3DS — SMI +107.753 | last week: SMI +133.242 
2nd, WiiU — SMI +78.900 | last week: SMI +58.143 
3rd, PSVita — SMI +19.709 | last week: SMI +30.132 
4th, PS4 — SMI -31.575 | last week: SMI -60.450 
5th, PS3 — SMI -52.640 | last week: SMI +34.953 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +78.900] = HMI +157.800 | last week: [2 * +58.143]
Nintendo 3DS: [12 * +107.753] = HMI +1,293.036 | last week: [13 * +133.242]
PlayStation 4: [0 * -31.575] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -60.450]
PlayStation 3: [0 * -52.640] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [1 * +34.953]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * +19.709] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * +30.132]

1st, 3DSHMI +1,293.036 | last week: HMI +1,472.146 
2nd, WiiUHMI +157.800 | last week: HMI +116.286 
3rd, PS3HMI N/A | last week: HMI +34.953 
3rd, PS4HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 
3rd, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A 

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (April 20, 2015 – April 26, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (April 20, 2015 – April 26, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 13, 2015 – April 19, 2015.

 

 

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