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

Finally more games in charts on Nintendo than on PlayStation.

 

 

 

Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 848,467 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2017.03.16} (¥7,538) – 53,747 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PSV] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.03.16} (¥7,344) – 38,653 / NE
  4. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 32,115 / 262,977
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.03.16} (¥8,208) – 32,016 / NEW
  6. -5/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072) – 26,628 / 116,419
  7. -3/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452) – 18,096 / 169,385
  8. -6/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 16,161 / 78,931
  9. -4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 15,456 / 115,737
  10. -4/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 12,242 / 269,310
  11. -4/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 11,308 / 73,392
  12. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 10,128 / 3,211,045
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.03.16} (¥8,424) – 9,629 / NEW
  14. NEW/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight Mezase! Buddy Champion! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2017.03.16} (¥5,940) – 9,349 / NEW
  15. NEW/ [PSV] Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.03.16} (¥8,424) – 8,858 / NEW
  16. -3/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 6,012 / 303,560
  17. -8/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5,670) – 5,751 / 178,604
  18. -4/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 5,646 / 995,522
  19. -9/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 5,583 / 50,756
  20. -8/ [PS4] Super Robot Wars V # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.23} (¥9,288) – 4,680 / 126,486
  21. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  22. -7/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  23. -12/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  24. -3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  25. -5/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076)
  26. NEW/ [3DS] Manga-ka Debut Monogatari: Suteki na Manga o Egakou <ADV> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.03.16} (¥5,184) / NEW
  27. -10/ [PS4] Nioh <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.02.09} (¥8,424)
  28. -6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  29. -6/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken <ADV> (FuRyu) {2017.03.02} (¥5,702)
  30. -11/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  31. -15/ [PSV] Super Robot Wars V # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.02.23} (¥8,208)
  32. -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  33. -4/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  34. -2/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥8,424)
  35. -10/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  36. -6/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  37. -1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  38. -7/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  39. 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  40. -2/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  41. NEW/ [PSV] Fata Morgana no Kan Collected Edition <ADV> (dramatic create) {2017.03.16} (¥7,452) / NEW
  42. +3/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  43. +3/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Happy Price Selection) <ADV> (Nintendo) {2016.09.15} (¥2,916)
  44. -11/ [NSW] Disgaea 5 Complete <SLG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  45. -1/ [PS4] FIFA 17 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.09.29} (¥8,424)
  46. -18/ [PS4] For Honor <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.02.16} (¥9,072)
  47. -6/ [3DS] Momotarou Dentetsu 2017 Tachiagare Nippon!! <TBL> (Nintendo) {2016.12.22} (¥5,378)
  48. -13/ [NSW] I am Setsuna <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥5,184)
  49. -1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  50. BACK/ [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Heroes <SLG> (Konami) {2016.12.15} (¥4,860)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 49,913 (61,998), -19% (-81%) / 441,063
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 42,279 (23,681), +79% (-1%) / 22,561,146
  3. PlayStation 4 — 34,628 (35,300), -2% (-7%) / 4,525,086
  4. PlayStation Vita — 8,004 (8,398), -5% (-15%) / 5,560,940
  5. PlayStation 3 — 2,212 (639), +246% (+4%) / 10,456,634
  6. Wii U — 368 (430), -14% (-23%) / 3,282,744

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 27
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 23
Total home Nintendo titles: 10 / 27
Total portable Nintendo titles: 17 / 27
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 23
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 5 / 23

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 17
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 5
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX
NEW/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash #
NEW/ [PSV] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight
NEW/ [PS4] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight
NEW/ [PS4] Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO #
NEW/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight Mezase! Buddy Champion!
NEW/ [PSV] Kono Yo no Hate de Koi wo Utau Shoujo YU-NO #
NEW/ [3DS] Manga-ka Debut Monogatari: Suteki na Manga o Egakou
NEW/ [PSV] Fata Morgana no Kan Collected Edition

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

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [3DS] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu Heroes

1st, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (10)

-4/ [3DS] Mario Party: Star Rush
-4/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 #
-20/ [PS4] Majo to Hyakkihei 2 #
-6/ [PSV] New Danganronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai Shin Gakki #
NEW/ [PS4] Let It Die Uncle Prime Edition
+1/ [PSV] Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization #
BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
-15/ [PS4] Winning Post 8 2017
NEW/ [PSV] Wand of Fortune R2: Jikuu ni Shizumu Mokushiroku #
NEW/ [PS4] Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

1st, PS4 — 5
2nd, PSVita — 3
3rd, 3DS — 2

 

Previously released titles (41)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 7
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 14 / 17
PlayStation 4: 15 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 5

1st, PS4 — 15
2nd, 3DS — 14
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, WiiU — 3
5th, PSVita — 2
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 41] * 100 = SPI 17.07 | last week: [7 / 45] * 100
Wii U:
[3 / 41] * 100 = SPI 7.32 | last week: [3 / 45] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [14 / 41] * 100 = SPI 34.15 | last week: [15 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 41] * 100 = SPI 36.59 | last week: [16 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 45] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 41] * 100 = SPI 4.88 | last week: [4 / 45] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 36.59 | last week: SPI 35.56
2nd, 3DS — SPI 34.15 | last week: SPI 33.33

3rd, Switch — SPI 17.07 | last week: SPI 15.56 
4th, WiiU — SPI 7.32 | last week: SPI 6.67
5th, PSVita — SPI 4.88 | last week: SPI 8.89
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (21)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 11 (10 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (3 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 11
2nd, PS4 — 7
3rd, WiiU — 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: [(10 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 16 | last week: [(10 *1) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 11 | last week: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 16 | last week: ES 21 
2nd, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 11 
3rd, WiiU — ES 3 | last week: ES 3
4th, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 3 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # > (lowest) -13/ [NSW] I am Setsuna
Wii U:
 (highest) +3/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D (Happy Price Selection) > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional
PlayStation 4: (highest) 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -18/ [PS4] For Honor
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -15/ [PSV] Super Robot Wars V #

Highest: +3/ [WIU] Splatoon #
Lowest: -18/ [PS4] For Honor

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + -4 + -9 + -12 + -11 + -11 + -13) / 7] = MM -8.71
Wii U
: [(-4 + -5 + +3) / 3] = MM -2.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -8 + -4 + -3 + -5 + -6 + -6 + -4 + -1 + -7 + -2 + +3 + -6) / 13] = MM -4.08
PlayStation 4: [(-5 + -3 + -6 + -4 + -3 + -8 + -7 + -10 + -2 + -10 + -6 + 0 + -1 + -18 + -1) / 15] = MM -5.60
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-3 + -15) / 2] = MM -9.00

1st, WiiU — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -1.33
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.08 | last week: MM -0.93
3rd, PS4 — MM -5.60 | last week: MM -3.38
4th, Switch — MM -8.71 | last week: MM -5.86
5th, PSVita — MM -9.00 | last week: MM -2.00
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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 3.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, PS4 — DS 3.50 | last week: DS 1.75
2nd, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.75
3rd, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.50
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-8.71 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +0.29 | last week: [-5.86 – 1.00 + 0 + 5]
Wii U: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +7.00 | last week: [-1.33 – 0.00 + 0 + 5]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.08 – 1.00 + 1 + 9] = MI +4.92 | last week: [-0.93 – 0.50 + 1 + 5]
PlayStation 4: [-5.60 – 3.50 + 0 + 9] = MI -0.10 | last week: [-3.38 – 1.75 + 2 + 5]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-9.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 9] = MI -2.00 | last week: [-2.00 – 1.75 + 0 + 5]

1st, WiiU — MI +7.00 | last week: MI +3.67
2nd, 3DS — MI +4.92 | last week: MI +4.57
3rd, Switch — MI +0.29 | last week: MI -1.86
4th, PS4 — MI -0.10 | last week: MI +1.87
5th, PSVita — MI -2.00 | last week: MI +1.25
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 13, 2017 – March 19, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 13, 2017 – March 19, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017.

 

 

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