Observations on Media Create for the Week of July 25, 2016 – July 31, 2016

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.07.16} (¥5,184) – 100,105 / 901,023
  2. NEW/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou / Ryuu no Shou <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {2016.07.28} (¥5,184) – 87,510 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.07.28} (¥8,856) – 76,165 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Toukiden 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2016.07.28} (¥7,344) – 59,032 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Toukiden 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2016.07.28} (¥8,424) – 46,334 / NEW
  6. -4/ [PSV] Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2016.07.21} (¥7,344) – 13,860 / 57,613
  7. +3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076) – 11,141 / 367,615
  8. +1/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937) – 10,220 / 2,841,216
  9. -4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888) – 7,333 / 66,672
  10. -3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184) – 7,161 / 27,777
  11. NEW/ [PS3] Toukiden 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2016.07.28} (¥8,424) – 6,222 / NEW
  12. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 5,783 / 835,762
  13. -7/ [WIU] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games # <SPT> (Nintendo) {2016.06.23} (¥6,156) – 5,697 / 59,095
  14. -3/ [3DS] Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns <SLG> (Marvelous) {2016.06.23} (¥5,378) – 4,957 / 167,522
  15. -2/ [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games <SPT> (Nintendo) {2016.02.18} (¥5,076) – 4,425 / 200,586
  16. -2/ [PS4] Overwatch Origins Edition <ACT> (Square Enix) {2016.05.24} (¥8,424) – 3,611 / 128,317
  17. -10/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156) – 3,424 / 1,433,985
  18. -3/ [3DS] Taiko Drum Master: Doko Don! Mystery Adventure <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.06.16} (¥5,184) – 2,866 / 67,299
  19. NEW/ [PSV] The Longest 5 Minutes # <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2016.07.28} (¥4,298) – 2,767 / NEW
  20. -2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 2,731 / 139,131
  21. -4/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  22. NEW/ [PSV] Strawberry Nauts # <ADV> (Entergram) {2016.07.28} (¥6,458) / NEW
  23. -2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  24. -5/ [3DS] Culdcept Revolt <TBL> (Nintendo) {2016.07.07} (¥5,076)
  25. -21/ [PS4] Black Rose Valkyrie # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2016.07.21} (¥7,776)
  26. +10/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥6,264)
  27. -7/ [PSV] Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain # <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2016.06.23} (¥6,458)
  28. -6/ [3DS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.06.09} (¥6,264)
  29. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Welcome Price!!) <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.07.28} (¥4,104) / NEW
  30. -7/ [PSV] Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.05.27} (¥7,344)
  31. -1/ [PS4] Tales of Zestiria (Welcome Price!!) <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.07.07} (¥4,104)
  32. +3/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  33. -2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  34. -7/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  35. -27/ [PSV] New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City # <RPG> (Experience) {2016.07.21} (¥4,104)
  36. NEW/ [PSV] Kujiragami no Tearstilla # <ADV> (GN Software) {2016.07.28} (¥7,344) / NEW
  37. 0/ [PS4] Dark Souls III <RPG> (From Software) {2016.03.24} (¥8,024)
  38. +2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  39. -7/ [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  40. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320)
  41. -3/ [WIU] Super Smash Bros. for Wii U # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.12.06} (¥7,776)
  42. +1/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  43. -19/ [PSV] The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd Evolution # <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2016.07.14} (¥6,264)
  44. -10/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  45. -20/ [WIU] Super Mario Maker # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥6,156)
  46. BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  47. -6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Sangokushi <SLG> (Level-5) {2016.04.02} (¥4,968)
  48. BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2 <TBL> (Bandai Namco Games) {2014.08.07} (¥6,145)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.12.03} (¥5,076)
  50. -24/ [PS4] Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.06.30} (¥8,856)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 29,043 (26,732), -9% (-4%) / 20,954,549
  2. PlayStation 4 — 20,567 (20,021), +3% (-2%) / 3,033,881
  3. PlayStation Vita — 11,016 (11,363), -3% (+3%) / 5,094,700
  4. Wii U — 5,228 (5,864), -11% (-23%) / 3,192,727
  5. PlayStation 3 — 1,049 (1,006), +4% (-4%) / 10,427,929

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 6 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 18 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 15 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 11 / 26

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 13
3rd, PSVita — 11
4th, WiiU — 6
5th, PS3 — 2

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou / Ryuu no Shou
NEW/ [PS4] The Idolmaster: Platinum Stars #
NEW/ [PSV] Toukiden 2 #
NEW/ [PS4] Toukiden 2 #
NEW/ [PS3] Toukiden 2 #
NEW/ [PSV] The Longest 5 Minutes #
NEW/ [PSV] Strawberry Nauts #
NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse (Welcome Price!!)
NEW/ [PSV] Kujiragami no Tearstilla #

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

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission 2
BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III #

1st, 3DS — 2
2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-18/ [PS3] Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End
-9/ [3DS] Terraria
-21/ [PSV] Caligula
-8/ [3DS] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy (Best Price!)
-8/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3
-2/ [3DS] Disney Art Academy
-15/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End
BACK/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator #
-16/ [PS3] Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers
-22/ [PSV] Uppers
BACK/ [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain #
NEW/ [PSV] 7’scarlet #

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

 

Previously released titles (41)

Wii U: 6 / 6
Nintendo 3DS: 17 / 18
PlayStation 4: 10 / 13
PlayStation 3: / 2
PlayStation Vita: 7 / 11

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, PS4 — 10
3rd, PSVita — 7
4th, WiiU — 6
5th, PS3 — 1

 

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

Wii U: [6 / 41] * 100 = SPI 14.63 | last week: [6 / 45] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 41] * 100 = SPI 41.46 | last week: [18 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 4: [10 / 41] * 100 = SPI 24.39 | last week: [11 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 3: [1 / 41] * 100 = SPI 2.44 | last week: [3 / 45] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [7 / 41] * 100 = SPI 17.07 | last week: [7 / 45] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 41.46 | last week: SPI 40.00
2nd, PS4 — SPI 24.39 | last week: SPI 24.44
3rd, PSVita — SPI 17.07 | last week: SPI 15.56
4th, WiiU — SPI 14.63 | last week: SPI 13.33
5th, PS3 — SPI 2.44 | last week: SPI 6.67

 

Past-years released titles (15)

Wii U: 4 (2 2015, 2 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (3 2015, 2 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 6
2nd, WiiU — 4
2nd, PS4 — 4
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [(2 *1) + (2 *2)] = ES 6 | last week: [(2 *1) + (2 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *5)] = ES 12 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *5)]
PlayStation 4: [(4 *1)] = ES 4 | last week: [(4 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]

1st, 3DS — ES 12 | last week: ES 10
2nd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 6 
3rd, PS4 — ES 4 | last week: ES 4 
4th, PSVita — ES 1 | last week: ES 1
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Wii U: (highest) +3/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # > (lowest) -20/ [WIU] Super Mario Maker #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +10/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations # > (lowest) -6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Sangokushi
PlayStation 4: (highest) +2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -24/ [PS4] Super Robot Wars OG: The Moon Dwellers #
PlayStation 3: (highest) -7/ [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 = (lowest) -7/ [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -27/ [PSV] New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City #

Highest: +10/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations #
Lowest: -27/ [PSV] New Interpretation Stranger of Sword City #

 

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

Wii U: [(-4 + -7 + -10 + +3 + +3 + -20) / 6] = MM -5.83
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + +3 + +1 + -3 + -3 + -2 + -3 + -2 + -5 + +10 + -6 + -2 + +2 + +1 + -6) / 15] = MM -1.00
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -2 + -21 + -1 + -7 + 0 + +2 + -10 + -24) / 9] = MM -7.22
PlayStation 3: [(-7) / 1] = MM -7.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-4 + 0 + -4 + -7 + -7 + -27 + -19) / 7] = MM -9.71

1st, 3DS — MM -1.00 | last week: MM -1.47
2nd, WiiU — MM -5.83 | last week: MM -2.50
3rd, PS3 — MM -7.00 | last week: MM -13.33
4th, PS4 — MM -7.22 | last week: MM -3.56
5th, PSVita — MM -9.71 | last week: MM -11.29

 

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: [(4 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.25

1st, PSVita — DS 2.25 | last week: DS 1.25
2nd, 3DSDS 2.00 | last week: DS 0.25
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 2.75
3rd, PS3 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
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: [-5.83 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +3.17 | last week: [-2.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 5]
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.00 – 2.00 + 2 + 9] = MI +8.00 | last week: [-1.47 – 0.25 + 1 + 5]
PlayStation 4: [-7.22 – 1.00 + 1 + 9] = MI +1.78 | last week: [-3.56 – 2.75 + 2 + 5]
PlayStation 3: [-7.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +1.00 | last week: [-13.33 – 0.00 + 0 + 5]
PlayStation Vita: [-9.71 – 2.25 + 0 + 9] = MI -2.96 | last week: [-11.29 – 1.25 + 0 + 5]

1st, 3DS — MI +8.00 | last week: MI +4.28
2nd, WiiU — MI +3.17 | last week: MI +2.50
3rd, PS3 — MI +1.00 | last week: MI -8.33
4th, PS4 — MI +1.78 | last week: MI +0.69
5th, PSVita — MI -2.96 | last week: MI -7.54

 

Evergreen Status Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in evergreen titles per platform.

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Dropping Status Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s lack of interest in games per platform.

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Staying Power Index Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in a given platform.

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Momentum Index Graph
(Compiled over the past four weeks.)

Basically, this represents Japan’s interest in games on a given platform.

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I’ve kept the default Google Sheets colors so I’ll leave it up to you to decode which color represent which platform.

 

Sources:
Weekly Top 50 Media Create Charts (July 25, 2016 – July 31, 2016).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (July 25, 2016 – July 31, 2016).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of July 18, 2016 – July 24, 2016.

 

 

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