Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017

25 games on Nintendo, 25 games on PlayStation.

 

 

 

Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072) – 89,791 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 62,770 / NEW
  3. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 44,483 / 230,862
  4. -2/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452) – 34,292 / 151,289
  5. -2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 20,746 / 100,282
  6. -1/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 20,523 / 257,068
  7. -3/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 17,482 / 62,084
  8. +4/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 11,646 / 3,200,916
  9. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5,670) – 9,795 / 172,853
  10. -4/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 8,550 / 45,173
  11. -4/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504) – 7,206 / 32,812
  12. -4/ [PS4] Super Robot Wars V # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.23} (¥9,288) – 6,331 / 121,806
  13. +1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 6,220 / 297,547
  14. +2/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 6,009 / 989,876
  15. 0/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629) – 5,523 / 297,189
  16. -5/ [PSV] Super Robot Wars V # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.23} (¥8,208) – 4,790 / 101,336
  17. -4/ [PS4] Nioh <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.02.09} (¥8,424) – 4,577 / 133,401
  18. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184) – 4,558 / 685,797
  19. -9/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389) – 4,469 / 17,323
  20. +1/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076) – 4,333 / 101,649
  21. +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  22. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  23. -3/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken <ADV> (FuRyu) {2017.03.02} (¥5,702)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.03.09} (¥3,229) / NEW
  25. +3/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  26. NEW/ [PSV] Wand of Fortune R2: Jikuu ni Shizumu Mokushiroku # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.03.09} (¥6,804) / NEW
  27. +2/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  28. -11/ [PS4] For Honor <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.02.16} (¥9,072)
  29. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  30. +1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  31. +3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  32. +6/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥8,424)
  33. -7/ [NSW] Disgaea 5 Complete <SLG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  34. -15/ [PS4] Winning Post 8 2017 <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.03.02} (¥8,424)
  35. -13/ [NSW] I am Setsuna <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥5,184)
  36. -1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  37. BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.01.12} (¥7,344)
  38. -5/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  39. 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  40. +1/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.10.27} (¥6,588)
  41. -9/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!! <TBL> (Nintendo) {2016.12.22} (¥5,378)
  42. NEW/ [PS4] Let It Die Uncle Prime Edition <ACT> (GungHo Online Entertainment) {2017.03.09} (¥7,452) / NEW
  43. -6/ [PSV] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki # <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.01.12} (¥6,912)
  44. -1/ [PS4] FIFA 17 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.09.29} (¥8,424)
  45. -3/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  46. BACK/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Happy Price Selection) <ADV> (Nintendo) {2016.09.15} (¥2,916)
  47. -20/ [PS4] Majo to Hyakkihei 2 # <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.02.23} (¥7,776)
  48. BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  49. -4/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  50. -4/ [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.10.20} (¥5,076)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 61,998 (329,152), -81% / 391,150
  2. PlayStation 4 — 35,300 (37,807), -7% (-13%) / 4,490,458
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 23,681 (23,848), -1% (+11%) / 22,518,867
  4. PlayStation Vita — 8,398 (9,889), -15% (-8%) / 5,552,936
  5. PlayStation 3 — 639 (615), +4% (+22%) / 10,454,422
  6. Wii U — 430 (565), -23% (+21%) / 3,282,376

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 25
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 25
Total home Nintendo titles: 10 / 25
Total portable Nintendo titles: 15 / 25
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 20 / 25
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 5 / 25

1st, PS4 — 20
2nd, 3DS — 15
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 5
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (5)

NEW/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands
NEW/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
NEW/ [PS4] Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
NEW/ [PSV] Wand of Fortune R2: Jikuu ni Shizumu Mokushiroku #
NEW/ [PS4] Let It Die Uncle Prime Edition

1st, PS4 — 4
2nd, PSVita — 1

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III #
BACK/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Happy Price Selection)
BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (8)

-23/ [PS4] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit #
-44/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 Ultimate #
-19/ [PS4] Gravity Rush 2 #
-1/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Fusions #
NEW/ [NSW] Nobunaga no Yabou: Souzou with Power Up Kit
NEW/ [PS3] Winning Post 8 2017
-24/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection
NEW/ [PSV] Winning Post 8 2017

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

 

Previously released titles (45)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 7
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 15 / 15
PlayStation 4: 16 / 20
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 4 / 5

1st, PS4 — 16
2nd, 3DS — 15
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 4
5th, WiiU — 3
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 45] * 100 = SPI 15.56
Wii U:
[3 / 45] * 100 = SPI 6.67 | last week: [2 / 36] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [15 / 45] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [14 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 45] * 100 = SPI 35.56 | last week: [15 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 45] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 36] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 45] * 100 = SPI 8.89 | last week: [5 / 36] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 35.56 | last week: SPI 41.67
2nd, 3DS — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 38.89

3rd, Switch — SPI 15.56
4th, PSVita — SPI 8.89 | last week: SPI 13.89
5th, WiiU — SPI 6.67 | last week: SPI 5.56

6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (23)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 12 (10 2016, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (3 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 12
2nd, PS4 — 7
3rd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PSVita — 2
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: [(10 *1) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)] = ES 21 | last week: [(10 *1) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 11 | last week: [(3 *1) + (3 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 21 | last week: ES 21 
2nd, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 9
3rd, WiiU — ES 3 | last week: ES 3
3rd, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # > (lowest) -13/ [NSW] I am Setsuna
Wii U:
 (highest) +2/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) -3/ [WIU] Splatoon #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +4/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon > (lowest) -9/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!!
PlayStation 4: (highest) +6/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 > (lowest) -20/ [PS4] Majo to Hyakkihei 2 #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -6/ [PSV] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki #

Highest: +6/ [PS4] Battlefield 1
Lowest: -20/ [PS4] Majo to Hyakkihei 2 #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -2 + -4 + -4 + -9 + -7 + -13) / 7] = MM -5.86
Wii U
: [(-3 + +2 + -3) / 3] = MM -1.33
Nintendo 3DS: [(+4 + 0 + +2 + 0 + +1 + +2 + -3 + +1 + +3 + -1 + -5 + -9 + -4 + -4) / 14] = MM -0.93
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -1 + -4 + +1 + 0 + -4 + +3 + -11 + +1 + +6 + -15 + 0 + -1 + -20) / 14] = MM -3.38
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-5 + +2 + +1 + -6) / 4] = MM -2.00

1st, 3DS — MM -0.93 | last week: MM -4.14
2nd, WiiU — MM -1.33 | last week: MM -7.50
3rd, PSVita — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -16.40
4th, PS4 — MM -3.38 | last week: MM -10.14
5th, Switch — MM -5.86
6th, 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.)

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.75
PlayStation 3: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75

1st, PS4 — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 4.25
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 3.50
3rd, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PS3 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
5th, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 2.50
6th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-5.86 – 1.00 + 0 + 5] = MI -1.86
Wii U: [-1.33 – 0.00 + 0 + 5] = MI +3.67 | last week: [-7.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 14]
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.93 – 0.50 + 1 + 5] = MI +4.57 | last week: [-4.14 – 2.50 + 0 + 14]
PlayStation 4: [-3.38 – 1.75 + 2 + 5] = MI +1.87 | last week: [-10.14 – 4.25 + 1 + 14]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-2.00 – 1.75 + 0 + 5] = MI +1.25 | last week: [-16.40 – 3.50 + 0 + 14]

1st, 3DS — MI +4.57 | last week: MI +7.36
2nd, WiiU — MI +3.67 | last week: MI +6.50
3rd, PS4 — MI +1.87 | last week: MI +0.61
4th, PSVita — MI +1.25 | last week: MI -5.90
5th, Switch — MI -1.86
6th, 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 (March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 27, 2017 – March 5, 2017.

 

 

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