Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 9, 2015 – November 15, 2015

NintendObserverWii U got an 80% week-on-week boost in hardware sales in Japan thanks to the launch of the Wii U Splatoon Set.

 

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532) – 43,629 / 187,446
  2. NEW/ [3DS] Project X Zone 2 # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.11.12} (¥7,171) – 40,945 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.11.12} (¥9,072) – 32,078 / NEW
  4. +5/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156) – 21,098 / 784,436
  5. -3/ [3DS] Disney Magical World 2 # <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.11.05} (¥6,145) – 19,605 / 93,429
  6. NEW/ [PS4] Need for Speed <RCE> (Electronic Arts) {2015.11.12} (¥8,424) – 18,598 / NEW
  7. -2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level-5) {2015.07.11} (¥4,968) – 15,580 / 1,729,740
  8. -1/ [WIU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥6,156) – 12,442 / 378,609
  9. -6/ [PS3] Call of Duty: Black Ops III <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥6,372) – 11,123 / 32,022
  10. -6/ [PSV] God Eater Resurrection <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.10.29} (¥5,627) – 8,752 / 155,440
  11. -1/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.10.22} (¥5,076) – 7,670 / 94,136
  12. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 6,880 / 397,146
  13. -2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320) – 5,645 / 1,120,354
  14. +3/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.10.08} (¥6,145) – 4,618 / 51,863
  15. 0/ [3DS] Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2015.09.17} (¥5,076) – 3,960 / 257,263
  16. 0/ [3DS] Picross 3D 2 <PZL> (Nintendo) {2015.10.01} (¥3,240) – 3,482 / 72,643
  17. +3/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.10.01} (¥7,128) – 3,093 / 94,614
  18. -10/ [PS4] Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2015.11.05} (¥7,538) – 3,057 / 17,449
  19. -6/ [PS4] God Eater Resurrection <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.10.29} (¥6,664) – 2,907 / 35,068
  20. -1/ [3DS] PriPara Mezase! Idol Grand Prix No. 1! <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2015.10.22} (¥5,832) – 2,819 / 47,632
  21. NEW/ [PSV] Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenshoki with Power Up Kit HD Version <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2015.11.12} (¥6,264) / NEW
  22. NEW/ [XBO] Rise of the Tomb Raider <ADV> (Microsoft) {2015.11.12} (¥7,452) / NEW
  23. -9/ [PSV] Yomawari <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2015.10.29} (¥6,458)
  24. 0/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  25. -19/ [PSV] To Love-Ru Trouble Darkness: True Princess # <SLG> (FuRyu) {2015.11.05} (¥7,538)
  26. 0/ [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥5,076)
  27. 0/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937)
  28. -3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.10.01} (¥8,208)
  29. -11/ [3DS] LEGO Jurassic World <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.11.05} (¥5,076)
  30. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937)
  31. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.08.27} (¥6,458)
  32. -10/ [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # <ADV> (Konami) {2015.09.02} (¥9,072)
  33. +7/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  34. -21/ [3DS] 7th Dragon III Code: VFD <RPG> (Sega Games) {2015.10.15} (¥6,469)
  35. +1/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  36. NEW/ [WIU] Art Academy: Home Studio <HOB> (Nintendo) {2015.11.12} (¥3,996) / NEW
  37. -7/ [3DS] Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.10.08} (¥5,076)
  38. +1/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  39. -8/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX <ETC> (Capcom) {2015.09.10} (¥4,309)
  40. -3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  41. -8/ [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain # <ADV> (Konami) {2015.09.02} (¥9,072)
  42. +3/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  43. -1/ [PSV] Utawarerumono: False Mask # <SLG> (Aquaplus) {2015.09.24} (¥7,344)
  44. -3/ [PSV] Minna no Golf 6 (Playstation Vita the Best) # <SPT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2013.10.10} (¥3,024)
  45. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.08.07} (¥6,145)
  46. -23/ [WIU] LEGO Jurassic World <ADV> (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2015.11.05} (¥6,156)
  47. -13/ [PSV] Tokyo Xanadu # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2015.09.30} (¥6,998)
  48. -10/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.10.08} (¥7,452)
  49. BACK/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616)
  50. -1/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (¥3,240 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥3,499)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 28,593 (30,383), -6% (+39%) / 19,384,377
  2. PlayStation 4 — 27,311 (33,442), -18% (+51%) / 2,005,949
  3. Wii U — 17,921 (9,935), +80% (+9%) / 2,679,614
  4. PlayStation Vita — 12,501 (13,808), -9% (-9%) / 4,314,818
  5. PlayStation 3 — 1,751 (1,716), -9% (-11%) / 10,369,493

 

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: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 7 / 28
Total portable Nintendo titles: 21 / 28
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 13 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 8 / 21

1st, 3DS — 21
2nd, PS4 — 9
3rd, PSVita — 8
4th, WiiU — 7
5th, PS3 — 4

 

Brand-new titles (6):

NEW/ [3DS] Project X Zone 2 #
NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
NEW/ [PS4] Need for Speed
NEW/ [PSV] Nobunaga no Yabou: Tenshoki with Power Up Kit HD Version
NEW/ [XBO] Rise of the Tomb Raider
NEW/ [WIU] Art Academy: Home Studio

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

 

Re-charted titles (1):

BACK/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 #

1st, WiiU — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7):

-26/ [PSV] Alia’s Carnival! Sacrament
-12/ [PS4] FIFA 16 #
-31/ [PS3] NBA 2K16
NEW/ [XBO] Call of Duty: Black Ops III
NEW/ [PS4] LEGO Jurassic World
-26/ [PS4] NBA 2K16
NEW/ [3DS] Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan (Atlus Best Collection)

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

 

Previously released titles (44):

Wii U: 6 / 7
Nintendo 3DS: 20 / 21
PlayStation 4: 7 / 9
PlayStation 3: 4 / 4
PlayStation Vita: 7 / 8

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 7
2nd, PSVita — 7
4th, WiiU — 4
4th, PS3 — 4

 

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

Wii U: [6 / 44] * 100 = SPI 13.64 | last week: [4 / 40] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [20 / 44] * 100 = SPI 45.45 | last week: [18 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 4: [7 / 44] * 100 = SPI 15.91 | last week: [7 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 3: [4 / 44] * 100 = SPI 9.09 | last week: [4 / 40] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [7 / 44] * 100 = SPI 15.91 | last week: [7 / 40] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 45.45 | last week: SPI 45.00
2nd, PS4 — SPI 15.91 | last week: SPI 17.50
2nd, PSVita — SPI 15.91 | last week: SPI 17.50
4th, WiiU — SPI 13.64 | last week: SPI 10.00
5th, PS3 — SPI 9.09 | last week: SPI 10.00

 

Past-years released titles (9):

Wii U: 2 (2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (3 2014, 2 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 40
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2013)

1st, 3DS — 6
2nd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PSVita — 1
4th, PS4 — 0
4th, PS3 — 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: [6 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 12 | last week: [6 / 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: [1 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 2 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 12 | last week: SSPI 12
2nd, WiiU — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 4
3rd, PSVita — SSPI 2 | last week: SSPI 2
4th, PS4 — SSPI N/A | last week: SSPI N/A
4th, PS3 — 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: [(3 *1) + (2 *3) + (1 *4)] = ES 13 | last week: [(3 *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: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 13
2nd, WiiU — ES 2 | last week: ES 2
2nd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2
4th, PS4 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

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

Wii U: [2 * 13.64] = HSPI 27.28 | last week: [2 * 10.00]
Nintendo 3DS: [13 * 45.45] = HSPI 590.85 | last week: [13 * 45.00]
PlayStation 4: [0 * 15.91] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 17.50]
PlayStation 3: [0 * 9.09] = HSPI 0.00 or HSPI N/A | last week: [0 * 10.00]
PlayStation Vita: [2 * 15.91] = HSPI 31.82 | last week: [2 * 17.50]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 590.85 | last week: HSP 585.00
2nd, PSVita — HSPI 31.82 | last week: HSP 35.00
3rd, WiiU — HSPI 27.28 | last week: HSP 20.00

4th, PS4 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSP N/A
4th, PS3 — HSPI N/A | last week: HSP N/A

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) +7/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # > (lowest) -23/ [WIU] LEGO Jurassic World
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns > (lowest) -21/ [3DS] 7th Dragon III Code: VFD
PlayStation 4: (highest) 0/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # > (lowest) -10/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection
PlayStation 3: (highest) +3/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 > (lowest) -8/ [PS3] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -19/ [PSV] To Love-Ru Trouble Darkness: True Princess #

Highest: +7/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U #
Lowest: -23/ [WIU] LEGO Jurassic World

 

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

Wii U: [(+5 + -1 + +7 + +1 + -23) / 5] = MM -2.20
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -2 + -1 + -2 + +3 + 0 + 0 + -1 + 0 + 0 + -11 + +2 + -2 + -21 + -7 + +1 + -8 + -3 + +3 + -2) / 20] = MM -6.20
PlayStation 4: [(0 + -10 + -6 + 0 + -3 + -10 + -10) / 7] = MM -5.57
PlayStation 3: [(-6 + +3 + -8 + -1) / 4] = MM -3.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-6 + 0 + -9 + -19 + -1 + -3 + -13) / 7] = MM -7.29

1st, WiiU — MM -2.20 | last week: MM +0.75
2nd, PS3 — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -16.75
3rd, PS4 — MM -5.57 | last week: MM -8.86
4th, 3DS — MM -6.20 | last week: MM -0.22
5th, PSVita — MM -7.29 | last week: MM -9.14

 

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 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation 3: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75

1st, PS4 — DS 2.25 | last week: DS 1.50
2nd, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PS3 — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 1.00
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 2.75
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: [-2.20 – 0.00 + 1 + 6] = MI +4.80 | last week: [+0.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 10]
Nintendo 3DS: [-6.20 – 1.00 + 0 + 6] = MI -1.20 | last week: [-0.22 – 0.00 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation 4: [-5.57 – 2.25 + 0 + 6] = MI -1.82 | last week: [-8.86 – 1.50 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation 3: [-3.00 – 0.75 + 0 + 6] = MI +2.25 | last week: [-16.75 – 1.00 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation Vita: [-7.29 – 0.75 + 0 + 6] = MI -2.04 | last week: [-9.14 – 2.75 + 0 + 10]

1st, WiiU — MI +4.80 | last week: MI +10.75
2nd, PS3 — MI +2.25 | last week: MI -7.75
3rd, 3DS — MI -1.20 | last week: MI +9.78
4th, PS4 — MI -1.82 | last week: MI -0.36
5th, PSVita — MI -2.04 | last week: MI -1.89

 

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

Wii U: [+4.80 * 13.64] = SMI +65.472 | last week: [+10.75 * 10.00]
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.20 * 45.45] = SMI -54.540 | last week: [+9.78 * 45.00]
PlayStation 4: [-1.82 * 15.91] = SMI -28.956 | last week: [-0.36 * 17.50]
PlayStation 3: [+2.25 * 9.09] = SMI +20.453 | last week: [-7.75 * 10.00]
PlayStation Vita: [-2.04 * 15.91] = SMI -32.456 | last week: [-1.89 * 17.50]

1st, WiiU — SMI +65.472 | last week: SMI +107.500
2nd, PS3 — SMI +20.453 | last week: SMI -77.500
3rd, PS4 — SMI -28.956 | last week: SMI -6.300
4th, PSVita — SMI -32.456 | last week: SMI -19.390
5th, 3DS — SMI -54.540 | last week: SMI +440.100

 

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

Wii U: [2 * +65.472] = HMI +130.944 | last week: [2 * +107.500]
Nintendo 3DS: [13 * -54.540] = HMI -709.020 | last week: [13 * +440.100]
PlayStation 4: [0 * -28.956] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -6.300]
PlayStation 3: [0 * +20.453] = HMI 0.000 or HMI N/A | last week: [0 * -77.500]
PlayStation Vita: [2 * -32.456] = HMI -64.912 | last week: [2 * -19.390]

1st, WiiUHMI +130.944 | last week: HMI +215.000
2nd, PSVitaHMI -64.912 | last week: HMI -38.780
3rd, 3DSHMI -709.020 | last week: HMI +5,721.300
4th, PS4HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A
4th, PS3HMI N/A | last week: HMI N/A

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (November 9, 2015 – November 15, 2015).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 9, 2015 – November 15, 2015).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 2 – November 8, 2015.

 

 

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