Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 14, 2016 – November 20, 2016

NintendObserverPokémon Sun & Moon sold a combined 1,742,008 units in Japan on launch week.

 

☆ NintendObs Weekly – Monday, November 21, 2016 – Sunday, November 27, 2016.

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 1,590,629 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥10,757) – 151,379 / NEW
  3. +2/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.11.04} (¥8,532) – 11,120 / 142,954
  4. -3/ [PSV] Fate/Extella # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2016.11.10} (¥7,538) – 9,276 / 82,295
  5. -3/ [PS4] Fate/Extella # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2016.11.10} (¥8,618) – 8,723 / 76,079
  6. +3/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥8,424) – 8,494 / 203,863
  7. -3/ [PS4] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2016.11.10} (¥6,458) – 7,587 / 34,917
  8. 0/ [PS4] Dragonball Xenoverse 2 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.11.02} (¥8,208) – 6,703 / 87,105
  9. +3/ [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥5,076) – 6,021 / 63,897
  10. -3/ [3DS] Beyblade Burst <RPG> (FuRyu) {2016.11.10} (¥6,242) – 5,611 / 22,127
  11. +6/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888) – 4,932 / 176,825
  12. +1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Stories <RPG> (Capcom) {2016.10.08} (¥6,264) – 4,778 / 271,566
  13. +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 4,727 / 920,327
  14. -4/ [PS4] Titanfall 2 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.28} (¥8,424) – 4,583 / 46,709
  15. -12/ [3DS] PriPara Mezameyo! Megami no Dress Design # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2016.11.10} (¥5,832) – 4,086 / 32,951
  16. -1/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.10.27} (¥6,588) – 3,991 / 95,670
  17. -6/ [PSV] World of Final Fantasy <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.10.27} (¥6,264) – 3,513 / 72,437
  18. -4/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.10.27} (¥7,776) – 3,363 / 96,395
  19. NEW/ [PSV] Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Taishitachi no Daienkai # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2016.11.17} (¥7,344) – 3,288 / NEW
  20. +4/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076) – 3,100 / 469,860
  21. +2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  22. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi / Tempura <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.07.16} (¥5,184)
  23. +2/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  24. -8/ [PS4] World of Final Fantasy <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.10.27} (¥6,264)
  25. +5/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations # <ACT> (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥6,264)
  26. +7/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  27. -1/ [WIU] Paper Mario: Color Splash <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.10.13} (¥6,156)
  28. NEW/ [PSV] Flowers Aki Hen <ADV> (Prototype) {2016.11.17} (¥5,184) / NEW
  29. -1/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou / Ryuu no Shou <RPG> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {2016.07.28} (¥5,184)
  30. +1/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Fusions # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.08.04} (¥6,156)
  31. +11/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  32. -13/ [PS4] Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience <ADV> (Konami) {2016.11.10} (¥4,298)
  33. -12/ [PS4] Atelier Firis: Fushigi na Tabi no Renkinjutsushi # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2016.11.02} (¥7,344)
  34. NEW/ [PS4] DriveClub VR <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.11.17} (¥5,292) / NEW
  35. +3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.09.15} (¥8,208)
  36. -2/ [3DS] Chou Sentouchuu: Kyuukyoku no Shinobu to Battle Player Choujou Kessen <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.09.15} (¥5,724)
  37. -8/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  38. +6/ [3DS] Pokémon Omega Ruby / Alpha Sapphire <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2014.11.21} (¥4,937)
  39. -12/ [PSV] Atelier Firis: Fushigi na Tabi no Renkinjutsushi # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2016.11.02} (¥6,264)
  40. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2015.07.30} (¥4,320)
  41. BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds <ETC> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.10.13} (¥5,292)
  42. +4/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  43. -2/ [PS4] FIFA 17 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.09.29} (¥8,424)
  44. +3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  45. -6/ [3DS] Pika Pika Nurse Monogatari Shounika wa itsumo Oosawagi <ADV> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.11.10} (¥5,184)
  46. +4/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  47. -4/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2016.09.01} (¥6,998)
  48. BACK/ [3DS] 12-Sai. Koi Suru Diary <ADV> (Happinet) {2016.08.04} (¥6,280)
  49. -17/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  50. -13/ [PS4] Mafia III <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2016.10.27} (¥8,532)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo 3DS — 107,631 (32,301), +233% (+4%) / 21,561,649
  2. PlayStation 4 — 38,026 (92,344), -59% (+188%) / 3,556,995
  3. PlayStation Vita — 9,191 (10,410), -12% (+6%) / 5,254,077
  4. Wii U — 3,251 (2,756), +18% (+33%) / 3,244,386
  5. PlayStation 3 — 625 (611), +2% (-17%) / 10,442,808

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 20 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 19 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 7 / 26

1st, 3DS — 20
2nd, PS4 — 19
3rd, PSVita — 7
4th, WiiU — 4
5th, PS3 — 0

 

Brand-new titles (5)

NEW/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon
NEW/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon Double Pack
NEW/ [PSV] Hakuouki: Yuugi Roku Taishitachi no Daienkai #
NEW/ [PSV] Flowers Aki Hen
NEW/ [PS4] DriveClub VR

1st, 3DS — 2
1st, PSVita — 2
3rd, PS4 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [3DS] 12-Sai. Koi Suru Diary
BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds

1st, 3DS — 1
1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7)

BACK/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
-10/ [3DS] Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari SP
-13/ [PS4] Rise of the Tomb Raider
-20/ [PSV] Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Kome wa machigatteiru Zoku #
-20/ [PS4] Berserk Musou
NEW/ [3DS] Saiki Kusuo no Sainan Shijou Saidai no Saina
NEW/ [PS4] Fate/Extella Velber Box

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

 

Previously released titles (45)

Wii U: 4 / 4
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 20
PlayStation 4: 18 / 19
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 5 / 7

1st, 3DS — 18
1st, PS4 — 18
3rd, PSVita — 5
4th, WiiU — 4
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [4 / 45] * 100 = SPI 8.89 | last week: [4 / 41] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 45] * 100 = SPI 40.00 | last week: [15 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 45] * 100 = SPI 40.00 | last week: [16 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 45] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [1 / 41] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [5 / 45] * 100 = SPI 11.11 | last week: [5 / 41] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 40.00 | last week: SPI 36.59
1st, PS4 — SPI 40.00 | last week: SPI 39.02

3rd, PSVita — SPI 11.11 | last week: SPI 12.20
4th, WiiU — SPI 8.89 | last week: SPI 9.76
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 2.44

 

Past-years released titles (9)

Wii U: 2 (1 2015, 1 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 4 (2 2015, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 42 (2 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

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

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *5)] = ES 9 | last week: [[(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *5)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(2 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(1 *1)]

1st, 3DS — ES 9 | last week: ES 9 
2nd, WiiU — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 
3rd, PS4 — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
4th, PSVita — ES 1 | last week: ES 1
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Wii U: (highest) +6/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) -1/ [WIU] Paper Mario: Color Splash
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +11/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 > (lowest) -17/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection)
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 > (lowest) -13/ [PS4] Mafia III
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +5/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -12/ [PSV] Atelier Firis: Fushigi na Tabi no Renkinjutsushi #

Highest: +11/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7
Lowest: -17/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Happy Price Selection)

 

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

Wii U: [(+6 + +2 + -1 + +4) / 4] = MM +2.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(+3 + -3 + +1 + -12 + +4 + 0 + +5 + +7 + -1 + +1 + +11 + -2 + +6 + -5 + -6 + +4 + -17) / 17] = MM -0.24
PlayStation 4: [(+2 + -3 + +3 + -3 + 0 + -4 + -4 + +2 + -8 + -13 + -12 + +3 + -8 + -2 + +3 + -4 + -13) / 17] = MM -3.59
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-3 + +5 + -1 + -6 + -12) / 5] = MM -3.40

1st, WiiU — MM +2.75 | last week: MM -4.50
2nd, 3DS — MM -0.24 | last week: MM -4.80
3rd, PSVita — MM -3.40 | last week: MM -11.40
4th, PS4 — MM -3.59 | last week: MM-8.06
5th, PS3 — MM N/A | last week: MM N/A

 

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) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(1 *0.25)] = DS 0.25
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.75
2nd, 3DSDS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.75
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.75
4th, PS3 — DS 0.25 | last week: DS 0.50
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: [+2.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 5] = MI +7.75 | last week: [-4.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 9]
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.24 – 1.50 + 1 + 5] = MI +4.26 | last week: [-4.80 – 0.75 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 4: [-3.59 – 2.00 + 1 + 5] = MI +0.41 | last week: [-8.06 – 1.75 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-3.40 – 0.50 + 0 + 5] = MI +1.10 | last week: [-11.40 – 1.75 + 0 + 9]

1st, WiiU — MI +7.75 | last week: MI +4.50
2nd, 3DS — MI +4.26 | last week: MI +3.45
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.10 | last week: MI -4.15
4th, PS4 — MI +0.41 | last week: MI -0.81
5th, PS3 — MI N/A | last week: MI N/A

 

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 (November 14, 2016 – November 20, 2016).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 14, 2016 – November 20, 2016).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 7, 2016 – November 13, 2016.

 

 

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