Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 21, 2015 – September 27, 2015

NintendObserverActually, the Wii U’s been pulling 5-digit numbers a week in Japan since the launch of Splatoon. 18 weeks in a row.

 

☆ NintendObs Weekly – Monday, September 28, 2015 – Sunday, October 4, 2015.

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Software Sales

  1. +1/ [WIU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥6,156) – 52,396 / 245,182
  2. -1/ [3DS] Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2015.09.17} (¥5,076) – 44,555 / 196,379
  3. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level-5) {2015.07.11} (¥4,968) – 39,468 / 1,566,740
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Utawarerumono: False Mask # <SLG> (Aquaplus) {2015.09.24} (¥7,344) – 26,252 / NEW
  5. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320) – 21,785 / 1,050,673
  6. +2/ [WIU] Splatoon <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156) – 20,736 / 681,495
  7. NEW/ [PSV] Genkai Tokki: Moero Crystal # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2015.09.25} (¥7,344) – 18,721 / NEW
  8. NEW/ [PS4] Utawarerumono: False Mask # <SLG> (Aquaplus) {2015.09.24} (¥7,344) – 18,635 / NEW
  9. -5/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.08.27} (¥6,458) – 17,790 / 776,665
  10. -4/ [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # <ADV> (Konami) {2015.09.02} (¥9,072) – 15,158 / 372,233
  11. NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 5 <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.09.25} (¥10,778) – 13,287 / NEW
  12. -3/ [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # <ADV> (Konami) {2015.09.02} (¥9,072) – 11,217 / 167,691
  13. +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 10,770 / 343,434
  14. NEW/ [PS3] Utawarerumono: False Mask # <SLG> (Aquaplus) {2015.09.24} (¥7,344) – 10,693 / NEW
  15. -3/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX <ETC> (Capcom) {2015.09.10} (¥4,309) – 10,197 / 83,687
  16. NEW/ [PSV] Hakuouki: Shinkai Kaze no Shou # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2015.09.25} (¥6,804) – 10,064 / NEW
  17. NEW/ [PS4] The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition # <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2015.09.25} (¥7,344) – 8,902 / NEW
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.09.25} (¥7,690) – 6,938 / NEW
  19. -1/ [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥5,076) – 6,830 / 475,059
  20. -10/ [PSV] Resident Evil Revelations 2 <ADV> (Capcom) {2015.09.17} (¥5,389) – 5,765 / 21,698
  21. -16/ [PSV] World Trigger: Borderless Mission <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.09.17} (¥6,145)
  22. NEW/ [PS3] Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.09.25} (¥7,690) / NEW
  23. -12/ [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.09.17} (¥7,344)
  24. -10/ [PSV] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.09.17} (¥6,264)
  25. -5/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  26. -11/ [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.09.17} (¥7,344)
  27. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937)
  28. -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937)
  29. -16/ [PSV] Saki: The Nationals # <TBL> (Kaga Create) {2015.09.17} (¥7,538)
  30. NEW/ [PSV] Teikoku Kaigun Koi Bojou Meiji Yokosuka Koushinkyoku <ADV> (D3 Publisher) {2015.09.25} (¥6,458) / NEW
  31. 0/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  32. -5/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  33. -8/ [3DS] Ultimate NES Remix <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.08.27} (¥3,996)
  34. -17/ [PS4] Destiny: The Taken King <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.09.17} (¥8,532)
  35. -7/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  36. -2/ [PSV] Taiko Drum Master: V Version <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.09} (¥6,145)
  37. +2/ [3DS] Girls Mode 3: Kirakira Code <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.04.16} (¥5,076)
  38. +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.08.07} (¥6,145)
  39. -2/ [3DS] Chou Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousou Monotachi # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.09} (¥5,119)
  40. -8/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online Limited Edition <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.08.27} (¥8,424)
  41. +2/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  42. -9/ [3DS] Super Robot Wars BX <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.08.20} (¥7,171)
  43. -13/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.07.30} (¥3,769)
  44. +4/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {2015.04.29} (¥4,320)
  45. -9/ [WIU] Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.07.16} (¥6,156)
  46. -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin Uchi <RPG> (Level-5) {2014.12.13} (¥4,968)
  47. -9/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright / Conquest <SLG> (Nintendo) {2015.06.25} (¥5,076)
  48. -7/ [3DS] LEGO Ninjago: Shadow of Ronin <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.09.03} (¥5,076)
  49. +1/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616)
  50. BACK/ [WIU] Super Mario 3D World <ACT> (Nintendo) {2013.11.21} (¥6,156)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 29,110 (26,739), +9% (-4%) / 19,210,024
  2. PlayStation Vita — 19,868 (20,210), -2% (+113%) / 4,213,295
  3. Wii U — 18,024 (16,033), +12% (-23%) / 2,596,575
  4. PlayStation 4 — 4,071 (8,375), -51% (-55%) / 1,798,066
  5. PlayStation 3 — 2,630 (2,411), +9% (-8%) / 10,356,064

 

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: 28
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 22
Total home Nintendo titles: 7 / 28
Total portable Nintendo titles: 21 / 28
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 12 / 22
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 10 / 22

1st, 3DS — 21
2nd, PSVita — 10
3rd, WiiU — 7
3rd, PS4 — 7
5th, PS3 — 5

 

Brand-new titles (10):

NEW/ [PSV] Utawarerumono: False Mask #
NEW/ [PSV] Genkai Tokki: Moero Crystal #
NEW/ [PS4] Utawarerumono: False Mask #
NEW/ [PS3] TV Anime The Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls G4U! Pack Vol. 5
NEW/ [PS3] Utawarerumono: False Mask #
NEW/ [PSV] Hakuouki: Shinkai Kaze no Shou #
NEW/ [PS4] The Witch and the Hundred Knight: Revival Edition #
NEW/ [PS4] Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul
NEW/ [PS3] Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul
NEW/ [PSV] Teikoku Kaigun Koi Bojou Meiji Yokosuka Koushinkyoku

1st, PSVita — 4
2nd, PS4 — 3

2nd, PS3 — 3

 

Re-charted titles (1):

BACK/ [WIU] Super Mario 3D World

1st, WiiU — 1

 

Out-charted titles (11):

-17/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
+3/ [PSV] Pro Yakyuu Spirits 2015
0/ [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin: Don to Katsu no Jikuu Daibouken
-21/ [PS4] Until Dawn
NEW/ [PSV] Amatsumi Sora ni! Kumo no Hatate ni
NEW/ [PS3] Destiny: The Taken King
NEW/ [PSV] Tokyo Onmyouji Tengenjibashi Rei no Baai V Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Nanairo Reincarnation #
NEW/ [PSV] Genji Koi Emaki #
NEW/ [XBO] Forza Motorsport 6
NEW/ [PSV] Yunohana SpRING! #

1st, PSVita — 6
2nd, PS4 — 2
3rd, 3DS — 1
3rd, PS3 — 1

 

Previously released titles (40):

Wii U: 7 / 7
Nintendo 3DS: 21 / 21
PlayStation 4: 4 / 7
PlayStation 3: 2 / 5
PlayStation Vita: 6 / 10

1st, 3DS — 21
2nd, WiiU — 7
3rd, PSVita — 6
4th, PS4 — 4
5th, PS3 — 2

 

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

Wii U: [7 / 40] * 100 = SPI 17.50 | last week: [6 / 35] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [21 / 40] * 100 = SPI 52.50 | last week: [21 / 35] * 100
PlayStation 4: [4 / 40] * 100 = SPI 10.00 | last week: [4 / 35] * 100
PlayStation 3: [2 / 40] * 100 = SPI 5.00 | last week: [1 / 35] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [6 / 40] * 100 = SPI 15.00 | last week: [3 / 35] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 52.50 | last week: SPI 60.00
2nd, WiiU — SPI 17.50 | last week: SPI 17.14
3rd, PSVita — SPI 15.00 | last week: SPI 8.57
4th, PS4 — SPI 10.00 | last week: SPI 11.43
5th, PS3 — SPI 5.00 | last week: SPI 2.86

 

Past-years released titles (10):

Wii U: 3 (2 2014, 1 2013)
Nintendo 3DS: 7 (4 2014, 2 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 40
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, 3DS — 7
2nd, WiiU — 3
3rd, PS4 — 0
3rd, PS3 — 0
3rd, PSVita — 0

 

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

Wii U: [3 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 6 | 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: [0 / 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 6 | 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) + (1 *2)] = ES 4 | last week: [(2 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *1) + (2 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 14 | last week: [(5 *1) + (2 *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 14 | last week: ES 15
2nd, WiiU — ES 4 | 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: [4 * 17.50] = HSPI 70.00 | last week: [2 * 17.14]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * 52.50] = HSPI 735.00 | last week: [15 * 60.00]
PlayStation 4: [0 * 10.00] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 11.43]
PlayStation 3: [0 * 5.00] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 2.86]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * 15.00] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 8.57]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 735.00 | last week: HSPI 900.00
2nd, WiiU — HSPI 70.00 | last week: HSPI 34.28

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) +2/ [WIU] Splatoon > (lowest) -9/ [WIU] Yoshi’s Woolly World #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 > (lowest) -13/ [3DS] Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (Best Price!)
PlayStation 4: (highest) -4/ [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # > (lowest) -17/ [PS4] Destiny: The Taken King
PlayStation 3: (highest) -3/ [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # > (lowest) -12/ [PS3] Samurai Warriors 4: Empires #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -16/ [PSV] Saki: The Nationals #

Highest: +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2
Lowest: -17/ [PS4] Destiny: The Taken King

 

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

Wii U: [(+1 + +2 + -5 + -7 + -9 + +1) / 6] = MM -2.83
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + 0 + +2 + -5 + -3 + -1 + -4 + -4 + 0 + -5 + -8 + +2 + +4 + -2 + +2 + -9 + -13 + +4 + -1 + -9 + -7) / 21] = MM -2.76
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -11 + -17 + -8) / 4] = MM -10.00
PlayStation 3: [(-3 + -12) / 2] = MM -7.50
PlayStation Vita: [(+3 + -10 + -16 + -10 + -16 + -2) / 6] = MM -8.50

1st, 3DS — MM -2.76 | last week: MM -8.43
2nd, WiiU — MM -2.83 | last week: MM -8.83
3rd, PS3 — MM -7.50 | last week: MM -3.00
4th, PSVita — MM -8.50 | last week: MM -6.67
5th, PS4 — MM -10.00 | last week: MM -14.50

 

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 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (5 *1.00)] = DS 5.50

1st, PSVita — DS 5.50 | last week: DS 1.50
2nd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, PS3 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.25
4th, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 2.25
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.75

 

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

Wii U: [-2.83 – 0.00 + 1 + 10] = MI +8.17 | last week: [-8.83 – 0.75 + 0 + 15]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.76 – 0.50 + 0 + 10] = MI +6.74 | last week: [-8.43 – 2.25 + 0 + 15]
PlayStation 4: [-10.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 10] = MI -1.00 | last week: [-14.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 15]
PlayStation 3: [-7.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 10] = MI +1.50 | last week: [-3.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 15]
PlayStation Vita: [-8.50 – 5.50 + 0 + 10] = MI -4.00 | last week: [-6.67 – 1.50 + 0 + 15]

1st, WiiU — MI +8.17 | last week: MI +5.42
2nd, 3DS — MI +6.74 | last week: MI +4.32
3rd, PS3 — MI +1.50 | last week: MI +10.75
4th, PS4 — MI -1.00 | last week: MI -0.50
5th, PSVita — MI -4.00 | last week: MI +6.83

 

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

Wii U: [+8.17 * 17.50] = SMI +142.975 | last week: [+5.42 * 17.14]
Nintendo 3DS: [+6.74 * 52.50] = SMI +353.850 | last week: [+4.32 * 60.00]
PlayStation 4: [-1.00 * 10.00] = SMI -10.000 | last week: [-0.50 * 11.43]
PlayStation 3: [+1.50 * 5.00] = SMI +7.500 | last week: [+10.75 * 2.86]
PlayStation Vita: [-4.00 * 15.00] = SMI -60.000 | last week: [+6.83 * 8.57]

1st, 3DS — SMI +353.850 | last week: SMI +259.200
2nd, WiiU — SMI +142.975 | last week: SMI +92.899
3rd, PS3 — SMI +7.500 | last week: SMI +30.745
4th, PS4 — SMI -10.000 | last week: SMI -5.715
5th, PSVita — SMI -60.000 | last week: SMI +58.533

 

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

Wii U: [4 * +142.975] = HMI +571.900 | last week: [2 * +92.899]
Nintendo 3DS: [14 * +353.850] = HMI +4,953.900 | last week: [15 * +259.200]
PlayStation 4: [0 * -10.000] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -5.715]
PlayStation 3: [0 * +7.500] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * +30.745]
PlayStation Vita: [0 * -60.000] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * +58.533]

1st, 3DSHMI +4,953.900 | last week: HMI +3,888.000
2nd, WiiUHMI +571.900 | last week: HMI +185.798
3rd, PS4HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A
3rd, PS3HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A
3rd, PSVitaHMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (September 21, 2015 – September 27, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (September 21, 2015 – September 27, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 14, 2015 – September 20, 2015.

 

 

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