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

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level-5) {2015.07.11} (¥4,968) – 95,369 / 1,009,905
  2. NEW/ [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.07.23} (¥6,469) – 58,889 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.07.23} (¥7,549) – 35,161 / NEW
  4. +1/ [WIU] Splatoon <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156) – 24,289 / 455,158
  5. NEW/ [PSV] Makai Shin Trillion # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2015.07.23} (¥7,344) – 18,506 / NEW
  6. +1/ [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥5,076) – 16,110 / 359,603
  7. NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 3 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.23} (¥10,778) – 15,060 / NEW
  8. -2/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest <SLG> (Nintendo) {2015.06.25} (¥5,076) – 14,023 / 377,775
  9. -7/ [PS4] Batman: Arkham Knight <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.07.16} (¥8,208) – 12,273 / 61,076
  10. -7/ [WIU] Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.07.16} (¥6,156) – 11,733 / 42,891
  11. -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 10,180 / 263,487
  12. -8/ [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney # <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.07.09} (¥6,264) – 9,554 / 169,161
  13. NEW/ [3DS] Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei # <SLG> (Extreme) {2015.07.23} (¥5,980) – 9,300 / NEW
  14. -6/ [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.09} (¥6,145) – 8,277 / 66,959
  15. -4/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156) – 7,076 / 1,074,513
  16. -3/ [3DS] Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.09} (¥5,119) – 6,757 / 25,277
  17. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) – 5,414 / 2,668,433
  18. -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937) – 5,343 / 4,007,043
  19. NEW/ [PSV] Vamwolf Cross # <ADV> (D3 Publisher) {2015.07.23} (¥6,458) – 3,369 / NEW
  20. -1/ [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.04.16} (¥5,076) – 2,966 / 170,116
  21. NEW/ [3DS] Hoppe-chan Punitto Shibotte Dai Bouken! <ACT> (Nippon Columbia) {2015.07.23} (¥5,184) / NEW
  22. -4/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  23. -7/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.06.11} (¥6,145)
  24. +3/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {2015.04.29} (¥4,320)
  25. -8/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2015.05.21} (¥8,856)
  26. -2/ [PSV] God Eater 2: Rage Burst <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.02.19} (¥6,145)
  27. -6/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  28. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. -1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate # <ACT> (Capcom) {2014.10.11} (¥6,264)
  30. -4/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2015.04.02} (¥7,538)
  31. -6/ [3DS] Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale <RPG> (Marvelous) {2015.06.18} (¥6,458)
  32. -22/ [PS4] Godzilla <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.16} (¥8,208)
  33. -2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level-5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968)
  34. -2/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616)
  35. +11/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.08.07} (¥6,145)
  36. -14/ [PSV] Persona 4: Dancing All Night # <ACT> (Atlus) {2015.06.25} (¥7,538)
  37. -17/ [PS4] Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.06.18} (¥4,849)
  38. -3/ [3DS] Assassination Classroom: Grand Siege on Kurosensei <ACT> (Bandai Namco Games) {2015.03.12} (¥6,145)
  39. +2/ [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.03.26} (¥7,538)
  40. -4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.12.11} (¥7,992)
  41. -26/ [PSV] I DOLL U # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.07.16} (¥6,264)
  42. NEW/ [PS3] Monster Hunter Frontier G8 Premium Package <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.07.22} (¥6,264) / NEW
  43. -9/ [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution # <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2015.06.11} (¥6,264)
  44. -7/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4,937)
  45. -1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Ga Ochitsukundesu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2014.11.20} (¥5,184)
  46. BACK/ [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Legend of the Ancient Dragon Online <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.04.30} (¥4,104)
  47. -7/ [3DS] Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX <ACT> (Sega Games) {2015.05.28} (¥5,378)
  48. -9/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (Bargain Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2014.06.26} (¥5,389)
  49. -16/ [PSV] Chaos;Child # <ADV> (5pb.) {2015.06.25} (¥7,344)
  50. -3/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VII: Warriors of Eden (Ultimate Hits) <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.04.16} (¥3,024)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 28,874 (26,971), +7% (-6%) / 18,878,012
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,656 (24,266), -27% (+53%) / 1,627,675
  3. PlayStation Vita — 14,485 (13,808), +5% (-3%) / 4,082,028
  4. Wii U — 11,257 (11,028), +2% (+2%) / 2,466,800
  5. PlayStation 3 — 2,956 (2,947), +0% (-1%) / 10,331,903

 

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: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 6 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 23 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 11 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 10 / 21

1st, 3DS — 23
2nd, PSVita — 10
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, WiiU — 6
5th, PS3 — 4

 

Brand-new titles (8):

NEW/ [PS3] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi #
NEW/ [PS4] Sengoku Basara 4: Sumeragi #
NEW/ [PSV] Makai Shin Trillion #
NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 3
NEW/ [3DS] Langrisser Re:Incarnation Tensei #
NEW/ [PSV] Vamwolf Cross #
NEW/ [3DS] Hoppe-chan Punitto Shibotte Dai Bouken!
NEW/ [PS3] Monster Hunter Frontier G8 Premium Package

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

 

Re-charted titles (1):

BACK/ [WIU] Dragon Quest X: Legend of the Ancient Dragon Online

1st, WiiU — 1

 

Out-charted titles (9):

-21/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV Online
NEW/ [3DS] Dasshutsu Adventure: Zetsubou Yousai
BACK/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso / Honke
-12/ [PSV] Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus
BACK/ [PSV] Girls und Panzer: Senshado, Kiwamemasu! #
+4/ [PS3] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015
+4/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life #
-3/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward #
NEW/ [PS4] God of War III Remastered

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

 

Previously released titles (42):

Wii U: 6 / 6
Nintendo 3DS: 21 / 23
PlayStation 4: 6 / 7
PlayStation 3: 1 / 4
PlayStation Vita: 8 / 10

1st, 3DS — 21
2nd, PSVita — 8
3rd, WiiU — 6
3rd, PS4 — 6
5th, PS3 — 1

 

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

Wii U: [6 / 42] * 100 = SPI 14.29 | last week: [4 / 44] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [21 / 42] * 100 = SPI 50.00 | last week: [23 / 44] * 100
PlayStation 4: [6 / 42] * 100 = SPI 14.29 | last week: [6 / 44] * 100
PlayStation 3: [1 / 42] * 100 = SPI 2.38 | last week: [2 / 44] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [8 / 42] * 100 = SPI 19.05 | last week: [9 / 44] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 50.00 | last week: SPI 52.27
2nd, PSVita — SPI 19.05 | last week: SPI 20.45
3rd, WiiU — SPI 14.29 | last week: SPI 9.09
3rd, PS4 — SPI 14.29 | last week: SPI 13.64
5th, PS3 — SPI 2.38 | last week: SPI 4.55

 

Past-years released titles (13):

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

1st, 3DS — 9
2nd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PS4 — 1
3rd, PS3 — 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: [11 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 0 or SSPI N/A | last week: [1 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 18 | last week: SSPI 22
2nd, WiiU — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 4
3rd, PS4 — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 2
3rd, PS3 — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 2
5th, PSVita — SSPI N/A | last week: SSPI 2

 

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: [(8 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3) + (1 *4)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *1)]

1st, 3DS — ES 14 | last week: ES 17 
2nd, WiiU — ES 2 | last week: ES 2
3rd, PS4 — ES 1 | last week: ES 1
3rd, PS3 — ES 1 | last week: ES 1 
5th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 1 

 

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

Wii U: [2 * 14.29] = HSPI 28.58 | last week: [2 * 9.09]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * 50.00] = HSPI 700.00 | last week: [17 * 52.27]
PlayStation 4: [1 * 14.29] = HSPI 14.29 | last week: [1 * 13.64]
PlayStation 3: [1 * 2.38] = HSPI 2.38 | last week: [1 * 4.55]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 19.05] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [1 * 20.45]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 700.00 | last week: HSPI 888.59
2nd, WiiU — HSPI 28.58 | last week: HSPI 18.18

3rd, PS4 — HSPI 14.29 | last week: HSPI 13.64
4th, PS3 — HSPI 2.38 | last week: HSPI 4.55
5th, PSVita — HSPI N/A | last week: HSPI 20.45

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) +1/ [WIU] Splatoon > (lowest) -7/ [WIU] Yoshi’s Woolly World #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +11/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] The Great Ace Attorney #
PlayStation 4: (highest) -4/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair > (lowest) -22/ [PS4] Godzilla
PlayStation 3: (highest) -9/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (Bargain Edition) = (lowest) -9/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (Bargain Edition)
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Pro Baseball Spirits 2015 > (lowest) -26/ [PSV] I DOLL U #

Highest: +11/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2
Lowest: -26/ [PSV] I DOLL U #

 

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

Wii U: [(+1 + -7 + -4 + -6 + -2) / 5] = MM -3.60
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + +1 + -2 + -8 + -3 + -5 + -4 + -1 + -4 + -7 + +3 + +1 + -1 + -6 + -2 + +11 + -3 + -7 + -1 + -7 + -3) / 21] = MM -2.29
PlayStation 4: [(-7 + -8 + -4 + -22 + -17 + -4) / 6] = MM -10.33
PlayStation 3: [(-9) / 1] = MM -9.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-2 + -6 + -2 + -14 + +2 + -26 + -9 + -16) / 8] = MM -9.13

1st, 3DS — MM -2.29 | last week: MM -3.86
2nd, WiiU — MM -3.60 | last week: MM -1.50
3rd, PS3 — MM -9.00 | last week: MM +4.00
4th, PSVita — MM -9.13 | last week: MM -7.13
5th, PS4 — MM -10.33 | last week: MM -5.17

 

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) + (1 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation Vita: [(1 * 0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 0.75

1st, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 0.50
2nd, 3DSDS 1.75 | last week: DS 1.25
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 2.00
4th, PS3 — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.25
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50

 

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

Wii U: [-3.60 – 0.00 + 1 + 8] = MI +5.40 | last week: [-1.50 – 0.50 + 0 + 6]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.29 – 1.75 + 0 + 8] = MI +3.96 | last week: [-3.86 – 1.25 + 1 + 6]
PlayStation 4: [-10.33 – 2.00 + 0 + 8] = MI -4.33 | last week: [-5.17 – 0.50 + 0 + 6]
PlayStation 3: [-9.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 8] = MI -1.50 | last week: [+4.00 – 0.25 + 1 + 6]
PlayStation Vita: [-9.13 – 0.75 + 0 + 8] = MI -1.88 | last week: [-7.13 – 2.00 + 1 + 6]

1st, WiiU — MI +5.40 | last week: MI +4.00
2nd, 3DS — MI +3.96 | last week: MI +1.89
3rd, PS3 — MI -1.50 | last week: MI +10.75
4th, PSVita — MI -1.88 | last week: MI -2.13
5th, PS4 — MI -4.33 | last week: MI +0.33

 

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

Wii U: [+5.40 * 14.29] = SMI +77.166 | last week: [+4.00 * 9.09]
Nintendo 3DS: [+3.96 * 50.00] = SMI +198.000 | last week: [+1.89 * 52.27]
PlayStation 4: [-4.33 * 14.29] = SMI -61.876 | last week: [+0.33 * 13.64]
PlayStation 3: [-1.50 * 2.38] = SMI -3.570 | last week: [+10.75 * 4.55]
PlayStation Vita: [-1.88 * 19.05] = SMI -35.814 | last week: [-2.13 * 20.45]

1st, 3DS — SMI +198.000 | last week: SMI +98.790
2nd, WiiU — SMI +77.166 | last week: SMI +36.360
3rd, PS3 — SMI -3.570 | last week: SMI +48.913
4th, PSVita — SMI -35.814 | last week: SMI -43.559
5th, PS4 — SMI -61.876 | last week: SMI +4.501

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +77.166] = HMI +154.332 | last week: [2 * +36.360]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * +198.000] = HMI +2,772.000 | last week: [17 * +98.790]
PlayStation 4: [1 * -61.876] = HMI -61.876 | last week: [1 * +4.501]
PlayStation 3: [1 * -3.570] = HMI -3.570 | last week: [1 * +48.913]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * -35.814] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [1 * -43.559]

1st, 3DSHMI +2,772.000 | last week: HMI +1,679.430
2nd, WiiUHMI +154.332 | last week: HMI +72.720
3rd, PS3HMI -3.570 | last week: HMI +48.913
4th, PS4HMI -61.876 | last week: HMI +4.501

5th, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI -43.559

 

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

 

 

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