Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 11, 2016 – January 17, 2016

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PSV] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥8,618) – 43,394 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥8,618) – 42,263 / NEW
  3. -2/ [3DS] Monster Hunter X # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥6,264) – 36,700 / 2,623,786
  4. NEW/ [3DS] Card Fight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2016.01.14} (¥6,458) – 20,992 / NEW
  5. -3/ [3DS] Monster Strike <RPG> (Mixi) {2015.12.17} (¥4,860) – 19,576 / 757,807
  6. -3/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156) – 18,455 / 1,201,389
  7. -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters: Red Cat Team / White Dog Squad <ACT> (Level-5) {2015.07.11} (¥4,968) – 14,716 / 2,161,824
  8. -4/ [WIU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥6,156) – 14,342 / 767,081
  9. -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 13,182 / 621,061
  10. NEW/ [PS3] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir <ACT> (Atlus) {2016.01.14} (¥8,618) – 9,771 / NEW
  11. -2/ [PS4] Fallout 4 # <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2015.12.17} (¥8,618) – 8,793 / 197,670
  12. -1/ [3DS] Rhythm Heaven: The Best+ <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.06.11} (¥5,076) – 6,546 / 636,070
  13. -6/ [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.12.23} (¥7,344) – 6,090 / 127,496
  14. -2/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532) – 5,389 / 279,666
  15. -7/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320) – 5,305 / 1,317,679
  16. -1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 4,679 / 58,978
  17. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072) – 4,554 / 56,230
  18. -8/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.03} (¥5,076) – 4,408 / 212,221
  19. -2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592) – 4,136 / 42,386
  20. NEW/ [PSV] Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours <STG> (Kadokawa Games) {2016.01.14} (¥6,264) – 3,675 / NEW
  21. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4,937)
  22. +3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  23. -2/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  24. -2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  25. -12/ [PS4] Star Wars Battlefront # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2015.11.19} (¥8,424)
  26. +1/ [WIU] Super Mario 3D World <ACT> (Nintendo) {2013.11.21} (¥6,156)
  27. -3/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  28. +1/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937)
  29. -10/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  30. -10/ [3DS] Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!! Zettai ni Tsukamatte ha Ikenai Gasu Kuropikari Land <ACT> (Achemist) {2015.12.17} (¥5,184)
  31. -5/ [WIU] Genei Ibun Roku #FE # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.26} (¥7,236)
  32. -1/ [3DS] Super Mario 3D Land # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2011.11.03} (¥4,937)
  33. -10/ [3DS] Medabots 9 Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. <RPG> (Rocket Company) {2015.12.24} (¥6,264)
  34. -18/ [3DS] Disney Magical World 2 # <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.11.05} (¥6,145)
  35. -5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Omise Hajimerun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2015.11.19} (¥5,184)
  36. -4/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.10.01} (¥7,128)
  37. -4/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2013.04.18} (¥4,937)
  38. +5/ [PSV] Taiko no Tatsujin V Version <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.07.09} (¥6,145)
  39. -11/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes <ADV> (Nintendo) {2015.10.22} (¥5,076)
  40. BACK/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (¥3,240 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥3,499)
  41. -7/ [WIU] Taiko Drum Master: Atsumete Tomodachi Daisakusen # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2015.11.26} (¥5,724)
  42. -7/ [3DS] Kirby Triple Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.01.11} (¥4,937)
  43. -1/ [WIU] Mario Party 10 # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.03.12} (¥5,616)
  44. BACK/ [WIU] Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival # <TBL> (Nintendo) {2015.11.21} (¥6,480)
  45. +2/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King <RPG> (Square Enix) {2015.08.27} (¥6,458)
  46. -10/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2015.10.01} (¥8,208)
  47. -7/ [3DS] PriPara Mezase! Idol Grand Prix No. 1! <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2015.10.22} (¥5,832)
  48. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Rumble World <ACT> (The Pokémon Company) {2015.11.19} (¥3,996)
  49. -5/ [PSV] Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2015.12.10} (¥7,538)
  50. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2015.09.17} (¥5,076)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 42,372 (60,479), -30% (-50%) / 20,288,950
  2. PlayStation 4 — 25,592 (36,559), -30% (-44%) / 2,363,228
  3. PlayStation Vita — 18,872 (32,008), -41% (-50%) / 4,644,278
  4. Wii U — 15,398 (24,722), -38% (-54%) / 3,060,792
  5. PlayStation 3 — 1,939 (2,784), -30% (-34%) / 10,392,817

 

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: 33
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 17
Total home Nintendo titles: 9 / 33
Total portable Nintendo titles: 24 / 33
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 11 / 17
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 17

1st, 3DS — 24
2nd, WiiU — 9
3rd, PS4 — 8
4th, PSVita — 6
5th, PS3 — 3

 

Brand-new titles (5):

NEW/ [PSV] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
NEW/ [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
NEW/ [3DS] Card Fight!! Vanguard G: Stride to Victory!!
NEW/ [PS3] Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
NEW/ [PSV] Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours

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

 

Re-charted titles (2):

BACK/ [WIU] Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival #
BACK/ [PS3] Grand Theft Auto V (¥3,240 Edition)

1st, WiiU — 1
2nd, PS3 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7):

-2/ [3DS] Aikatsu! My No. 1 Stage! #
-3/ [PSV] Exist Archive; The Other Side of the Sky
BACK/ [3DS] Mario Party: Island Tour
-13/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Returns
+2/ [PSV] Miracle Girls Festival
-3/ [3DS] Cho Tousouchuu Atsumare! Saikyou no Tousousya Tachi #
+8/ [3DS] Nintendo Presents: New Style Boutique 2 – Fashion Forward

1st, 3DS — 5
2nd, PSVita — 2

 

Previously released titles (45):

Wii U: 9 / 9
Nintendo 3DS: 23 / 24
PlayStation 4: 7 / 8
PlayStation 3: 2 / 3
PlayStation Vita: 4 / 6

1st, 3DS — 23
2nd, WiiU — 9
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, PS3 — 2

 

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

Wii U: [9 / 45] * 100 = SPI 20.00 | last week: [8 / 50] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [23 / 45] * 100 = SPI 51.11 | last week: [28 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [7 / 45] * 100 = SPI 15.56 | last week: [7 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [2 / 45] * 100 = SPI 4.44 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 45] * 100 = SPI 8.89 | last week: [6 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 51.11 | last week: SPI 56.00
2nd, WiiU — SPI 20.00 | last week: SPI 16.00
3rd, PS4 — SPI 15.56 | last week: SPI 14.00
4th, PSVita — SPI 8.89 | last week: SPI 12.00
5th, PS3 — SPI 4.44 | last week: SPI 2.00

 

Past-years released titles (45):

Wii U: 9 (6 2015, 2 2014, 1 2013)
Nintendo 3DS: 23 (15 2015, 3 2014, 1 2013, 2 2012, 2 2011)
PlayStation 47 (7 2015)
PlayStation 3: 2 (2 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 4 (4 2015)

1st, 3DS — 23
2nd, WiiU — 9
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, PS3 — 2

 

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

Wii U: [9 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 18 | last week: [8 / 50] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [23 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 46 | last week: [28 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [7 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 14 | last week: [7 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 3: [2 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 4 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 50] * 100 = SSPI 8 | last week: [6 / 50] * 100

1st, 3DS — SSPI 46 | last week: SSPI 56
2nd, WiiU — SSPI 18 | last week: SSPI 16
3rd, PS4 — SSPI 14 | last week: SSPI 14
4th, PSVita — SSPI 8 | last week: SSPI 12
5th, PS3 — SSPI 4 | last week: SSPI 2

 

Evergreen Status:
(2015 = *1. 2014 = *2. 2013 = *3. 2012 = *4. Etc…)

Wii U: [(6 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *3)] = ES 13 | last week: [(5 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *3)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(15 *1) + (3 *2) + (1 *3) + (2 *4) + (2 *5)] = ES 42 | last week: [(19 *1) + (4 *2) + (1 *3) + (2 *4) + (2 *5)]
PlayStation 4: [(7 *1)] = ES 7 | last week: [(7 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(4 *1)] = ES 4 | last week: [(6 *1)]

1st, 3DS — ES 42 | last week: ES 48
2nd, WiiU — ES 13 | last week: ES 12
3rd, PS4 — ES 7 | last week: ES 7
4th, PSVita — ES 4 | last week: ES 6
5th, PS3 — ES 2 | last week: ES 1

 

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

Wii U: [13 * 20.00] = HSPI 260.00 | last week: [12 * 16.00]
Nintendo 3DS: [42 * 51.11] = HSPI 2,146.62 | last week: [48 * 56.00]
PlayStation 4: [7 * 15.56] = HSPI 108.92 | last week: [7 * 14.00]
PlayStation 3: [2 * 4.44] = HSPI 8.88 | last week: [1 * 2.00]
PlayStation Vita: [4 * 8.89] = HSPI 35.56 | last week: [6 * 12.00]

1st, 3DS — HSPI 2,146.62 | last week: HSP 2,688.00
2nd, WiiU — HSPI 260.00 | last week: HSP 192.00
3rd, PS4 — HSPI 108.92 | last week: HSP 98.00
4th, PSVita — HSPI 35.56 | last week: HSP 72.00 
5th, PS3 — HSPI 8.88 | last week: HSP 2.00

 

Momentum:

Wii U: (highest) +3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # > (lowest) -7/ [WIU] Taiko Drum Master: Atsumete Tomodachi Daisakusen #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +2/ [3DS] Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King > (lowest) -18/ [3DS] Disney Magical World 2 #
PlayStation 4: (highest) -1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) > (lowest) -12/ [PS4] Star Wars Battlefront #
PlayStation 3: (highest) -4/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 = (lowest) -4/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +5/ [PSV] Taiko no Tatsujin V Version > (lowest) -6/ [PSV] Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Force

Highest: +5/ [PSV] Taiko no Tatsujin V Version
Lowest: -18/ [3DS] Disney Magical World 2 #

 

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

Wii U: [(-3 + -4 + +3 + -2 + +1 + -5 + -7 + -1) / 8] = MM -2.25
Nintendo 3DS: [(-2 + -3 + -1 + -1 + -7 + -8 + -3 + -2 + -3 + +1 + -10 + -10 + -1 + -10 + -18 + -5 + -4 + -11 + -7 + +2 + -7 + -2 + -5) / 23] = MM -5.09
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -2 + -1 + -3 + -2 + -12 + -10) / 7] = MM -4.57
PlayStation 3: [(-4) / 1] = MM -4.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-4 + -6 + +5 + -5) / 4] = MM -2.25

1st, WiiU — MM -2.25 | last week: MM -0.25
2nd, PSVita — MM -2.25 | last week: MM +0.80
3rd, PS3 — MM -4.00 | last week: MM +7.00
4th, PS4 — MM -4.57 | last week: MM +3.86
5th, 3DS — MM -5.09 | last week: MM -1.00

 

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) + (4 *0.50)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00

1st, 3DSDS 2.25 | last week: DS 0.50
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.75
3rd, PS4 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Wii U: [-2.25 – 0.00 + 1 + 5] = MI +3.75 | last week: [-0.25 – 0.75 + 0 + 0]
Nintendo 3DS: [-5.09 – 2.25 + 0 + 5] = MI -2.34 | last week: [-1.00 – 0.50 + 2 + 0]
PlayStation 4: [-4.57 – 0.00 + 0 + 5] = MI +1.43 | last week: [+7.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 0]
PlayStation 3: [-4.00 – 0.00 + 1 + 5] = MI +2.00 | last week: [+3.86 – 0.00 + 0 + 0]
PlayStation Vita: [-2.25 – 1.00 + 0 + 5] = MI +1.75 | last week: [+0.80 – 0.00 + 1 + 0]

1st, WiiU — MI +3.75 | last week: MI -1.00
2nd, PS3 — MI +2.00 | last week: MI +3.86
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.75 | last week: MI +1.80
4th, PS4 — MI +1.43 | last week: MI +7.00
5th, 3DS — MI -2.34 | last week: MI +0.50

 

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

Wii U: [+3.75 * 20.00] = SMI +75.000 | last week: [-1.00 * 16.00]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.34 * 51.11] = SMI -119.597 | last week: [+0.50 * 56.00]
PlayStation 4: [+1.43 * 15.56] = SMI +22.251 | last week: [+7.00 * 14.00]
PlayStation 3: [+2.00 * 4.44] = SMI +8.880 | last week: [+3.86 * 2.00]
PlayStation Vita: [+1.75 * 8.89] = SMI +15.558 | last week: [+1.80 * 12.00]

1st, WiiU — SMI +75.000 | last week: SMI -16.000
2nd, PS4 — SMI +22.251 | last week: SMI +98.000
3rd, PSVita — SMI +15.558 | last week: SMI +21.600
4th, PS3 — SMI +8.880 | last week: SMI +7.720
5th, 3DS — SMI -119.597 | last week: SMI +28.000

 

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

Wii U: [13 * +75.000] = HMI +975.000 | last week: [12 * -16.000]
Nintendo 3DS: [42 * -119.597] = HMI -5,023.074 | last week: [48 * +28.000]
PlayStation 4: [7 * +22.251] = HMI +155.757 | last week: [7 * +98.000]
PlayStation 3: [2 * +8.880] = HMI +17.600 | last week: [1 * +7.720]
PlayStation Vita: [4 * +15.558] = HMI +62.232 | last week: [6 * +21.600]

1st, WiiUHMI +975.000 | last week: HMI -192.000
2nd, PS4HMI +155.757 | last week: HMI +686.000
3rd, PSVitaHMI +62.232 | last week: HMI +129.600
4th, PS3HMI +17.600 | last week: HMI +7.720
5th, 3DSHMI -5,023.074 | last week: HMI +1,344.000

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (January 11, 2016 – January 17, 2016).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (January 11, 2016 – January 17, 2016).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 4, 2016 – January 10, 2016.

 

 

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