Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017

Fire Emblem Awakening is still in the house.

 

 

 

Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] For Honor <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.02.16} (¥9,072) – 40,062 / NEW
  2. 0/ [PS4] Nioh <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.02.09} (¥8,424) – 25,776 / 101,253
  3. +2/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 14,610 / 3,163,538
  4. -3/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5,670) – 14,489 / 136,539
  5. -1/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629) – 11,772 / 274,081
  6. NEW/ [PS4] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.02.16} (¥10,584) – 7,719 / NEW
  7. 0/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 7,704 / 969,775
  8. -2/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076) – 6,916 / 86,892
  9. -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184) – 6,814 / 669,153
  10. -1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 6,142 / 277,771
  11. NEW/ [PSV] Kamaitachi no Yoru Rinne Saisei <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.02.16} (¥7,344) – 6,140 / NEW
  12. -9/ [PS4] Four Goddesses Online Cyber Dimension Neptune # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2017.02.09} (¥7,776) – 6,070 / 48,577
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Digimon World: Next Order International Edition <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.16} (¥7,344) – 5,930 / NEW
  14. NEW/ [PSV] Diabolik Lovers Lost Eden # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.02.16} (¥6,804) – 5,537 / NEW
  15. -1/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504) – 4,091 / 940,396
  16. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 4,036 / 130,595
  17. -7/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 4,025 / 1,110,103
  18. -6/ [PSV] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki # <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.01.12} (¥6,912) – 3,187 / 115,840
  19. -4/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!! <TBL> (Nntendo) {2016.12.22} (¥5,378) – 2,899 / 286,731
  20. -1/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888) – 2,807 / 291,684
  21. -8/ [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.01.19} (¥7,452)
  22. -5/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  23. -2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  24. -4/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥8,424)
  25. NEW/ [PS3] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.02.16} (¥10,584) / NEW
  26. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  27. -3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  28. -12/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.01.12} (¥7,344)
  29. -11/ [PS4] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Road To Boruto <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.02} (¥7,344)
  30. -5/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Awakening (Happy Price Selection) <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.09.15} (¥2,916)
  31. +1/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  32. NEW/ [PSV] Moe Moe 2-ji Taisen Ryoku 3 # <SLG> (Systemsoft Alpha) {2017.02.16} (¥7,344) / NEW
  33. -4/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  34. +7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  35. -4/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  36. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.07.16} (¥5,184)
  37. +1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  38. -4/ [PS4] FIFA 17 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.09.29} (¥8,424)
  39. -4/ [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥5,076)
  40. -14/ [PS4] Resident Evil 6 <ADV> (Capcom) {2016.12.01} (¥3,024)
  41. BACK/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.10.27} (¥6,588)
  42. +1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter Stories <RPG> (Capcom {2016.10.08} (¥6,264)
  43. -21/ [PS4] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki # <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.01.12} (¥7,992)
  44. -2/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  45. -1/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  46. -7/ [PS4] The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2016.09.01} (¥6,998)
  47. -10/ [PS4] Ryu ga Gotoku 6 Inochi no Uta # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2016.12.08} (¥8,845)
  48. -3/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  49. -19/ [PS4] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2016.11.10} (¥6,458)
  50. -22/ [PS4] Watch Dogs 2 <ADV> (Ubisoft) {2016.12.01} (¥9,072)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 27,203 (28,975), -6% (-20%) / 4,373,862
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 22,294 (25,787), -14% (-1%) / 22,449,797
  3. PlayStation Vita — 8,284 (8,479), -2% (-12%) / 5,523,945
  4. PlayStation 3 — 500 (473), +6% (-17%) / 10,452,663
  5. Wii U — 491 (543), -10% (-30%) / 3,280,917

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 21
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 29
Total home Nintendo titles: / 21
Total portable Nintendo titles: 18 / 21
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 23 / 29
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 29

1st, PS4 — 22
2nd, 3DS — 18
3rd, PSVita — 6
4th, WiiU — 3
5th, PS3 — 1

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] For Honor
NEW/ [PS4] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit #
NEW/ [PSV] Kamaitachi no Yoru Rinne Saisei
NEW/ [PS4] Digimon World: Next Order International Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Diabolik Lovers Lost Eden #
NEW/ [PS3] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit #
NEW/ [PSV] Moe Moe 2-ji Taisen Ryoku 3 #

1st, PS4 — 3
1st, PSVita — 3
3rd, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization #

1st, PSVita — 1

 

Out-charted titles (8)

BACK/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
-41/ [3DS] Hako Boy! HakoZume Box
BACK/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
+2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sushi/Tempura Busters T Pack
-8/ [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Heroes
+3/ [3DS] Puzzle & Dragons X: Kami no Shou / Ryuu no Shou
-14/ [PSV] Valkyria: Azure Revolution
-8/ [PS4] Valkyria: Azure Revolution

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Wii U: 3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 18
PlayStation 4: 19 / 22
PlayStation 3: / 1
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 6

1st, PS4 — 19
2nd, 3DS — 18
3rd, WiiU — 3
3rd, PSVita — 3
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [3 / 43] * 100 = SPI 6.98 | last week: [3 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 43] * 100 = SPI 41.86 | last week: [21 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [19 / 43] * 100 = SPI 44.17 | last week: [20 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 43] * 100 = SPI 6.98 | last week: [3 / 47] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 44.17 | last week: SPI 42.55
2nd, 3DS — SPI 41.86 | last week: SPI 44.68

3rd, WiiU — SPI 6.98 | last week: SPI 6.38
3rd, PSVita — SPI 6.98 | last week: SPI 6.38
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (33)

Wii U: 3 (1 2016, 1 2015, 1 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 16 (13 2016, 1 2014, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 412 (9 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 16
2nd, PS4 — 12
3rd, WiiU — 3
4th, PSVita — 2
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3)] = ES 6 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *3)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(13 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)] = ES 27 | last week: [(16 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(9 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 15 | last week: [(11 *1) + (3 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 27 | last week: ES 30
2nd, PS4 — ES 15 | last week: ES 17
3rd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 6
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 2 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Wii U: (highest) +1/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -2/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS > (lowest) -5/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Awakening (Happy Price Selection)
PlayStation 4: (highest) +1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -22/ [PS4] Watch Dogs 2
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -6/ [PSV] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki # > (lowest) -7/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition

Highest: +7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
Lowest: -22/ [PS4] Watch Dogs 2

 

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

Wii U: [(-1 + +1 + -2) / 3] = MM -0.67
Nintendo 3DS: [(+2 + -3 + 0 + -2 + -1 + -5 + -4 + -5 + -2 + -3 + -5 + -4 + +7 + -4 + -3 + -4 + +1 + -1) / 18] = MM -2.00
PlayStation 4: [(0 + -1 + -1 + -9 + -1 + -8 + -4 + -3 + -12 + -11 + +1 + -4 + -14 + -21 + -7 + -10 + -3 + -19 + -22) / 19] = MM -7.84
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-7 + -6) / 2] = MM -6.50

1st, WiiU — MM -0.67 | last week: MM +4.00
2nd, 3DS — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -2.10
3rd, PSVita — MM -6.50 | last week: MM -5.00
4th, PS4 — MM -7.84 | last week: MM -3.11
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: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, 3DSDS 2.25 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.75
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 2.50
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Wii U: [-0.67 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +6.33 | last week: [+4.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 3]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.00 – 2.25 + 0 + 7] = MI +2.75 | last week: [-2.10 – 0.00 + 1 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-7.84 – 1.00 + 0 + 7] = MI -1.84 | last week: [-3.11 – 1.75 + 2 + 3]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-6.50 – 0.50 + 1 + 7] = MI +1.00 | last week: [-5.00 – 2.50 + 0 + 3]

1st, WiiU — MI +6.33 | last week: MI +7.00
2nd, 3DS — MI +2.75 | last week: MI +1.90
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.00 | last week: MI -4.50
4th, PS4 — MI -1.84 | last week: MI +0.14
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.

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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 (February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017.

 

 

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