Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378) – 131,668 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156) – 48,142 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372) – 33,088 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Dungeon Travelers 2-2 Yamiochi no Otomo to Hajimari no Sho # <RPG> (Aquaplus) {2017.04.20} (¥6,264) – 27,381 / NEW
  5. -4/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 27,283 / 1,393,376
  6. -4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 20,364 / 395,655
  7. -3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 9,790 / 186,158
  8. NEW/ [PS4] PaRappa The Rapper <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥1,944) – 7,649 / NEW
  9. NEW/ [NSW] Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker <ACT> (Square Enix) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378) – 7,447 / NEW
  10. -7/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378) – 7,007 / 68,886
  11. -6/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 6,125 / 307,084
  12. -6/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072) – 5,281 / 164,711
  13. -3/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 4,143 / 104,689
  14. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 4,012 / 3,245,611
  15. -4/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 3,809 / 1,023,243
  16. -3/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 3,552 / 73,677
  17. +2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184) – 3,163 / 707,846
  18. -10/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452) – 2,874 / 204,517
  19. -7/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 2,851 / 105,132
  20. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,830 / 165,015
  21. -6/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  22. -8/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  23. -16/ [PS4] LEGO Worlds Mezase Master Builder <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.04.06} (¥3,218)
  24. -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  25. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  26. -3/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  27. 0/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  28. -3/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  29. 0/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076)
  30. +6/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  31. +1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  32. +2/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  33. +10/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  34. -6/ [3DS] Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.04.06} (¥5,184)
  35. -11/ [PS4] Blue Reflection Maboroshi Ni Mau Shoujo no Ken # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.03.30} (¥8,424)
  36. -1/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  37. -15/ [PSV] Musou Stars # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.03.30} (¥7,344)
  38. -12/ [PS4] Musou Stars # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.03.30} (¥8,424)
  39. -1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  40. -9/ [PSV] Blue Reflection Maboroshi Ni Mau Shoujo no Ken # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.03.30} (¥7,344)
  41. -4/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5,670)
  42. -12/ [PSV] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.03.16} (¥7,344)
  43. -3/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken <ADV> (FuRyu) {2017.03.02} (¥5,702)
  44. 0/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  45. +3/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  46. BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  47. +2/ [NSW] Disgaea 5 Complete <SLG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  48. BACK/ [PS4] Battlefield 1 <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2016.10.21} (¥8,424)
  49. -28/ [PSV] Zero Escape Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors & Virtue’s Last Reward Double Pack <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.04.13} (¥4,838)
  50. -9/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Peach Beach Splash # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2017.03.16} (¥7,538)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 48,694 (45,673), +7% (+11%) / 700,573
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 22,629 (23,824), -5% (-7%) / 22,706,597
  3. PlayStation 4 — 19,334 (21,922), -12% (-11%) / 4,651,644
  4. PlayStation Vita — 5,164 (5,592), -8% (-7%) / 5,593,037
  5. PlayStation 3 — 367 (432), -15% (-39%) / 10,462,791
  6. Wii U — 262 (271), -3% (-24%) / 3,284,495

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 26
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 24
Total home Nintendo titles: 10 / 26
Total portable Nintendo titles: 16 / 26
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 24
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 24

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 16
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 6
5th, WiiU — 3

 

Brand-new titles (6)

NEW/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia #
NEW/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax
NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Dungeon Travelers 2-2 Yamiochi no Otomo to Hajimari no Sho #
NEW/ [PS4] PaRappa The Rapper
NEW/ [NSW] Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker

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

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [PS4] Battlefield 1
BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016

1st, PS4 — 2

 

Out-charted titles (8)

BACK/ [3DS] Manga-ka Debut Monogatari: Suteki na Manga o Egakou
+1/ [PSV] Super Robot Wars V #
-2/ [PS4] Nioh
-5/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version
-10/ [PS4] Accel World Vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight
NEW/ [PS4] Repkiss #
NEW/ [PS4] Zero Escape Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors & Virtue’s Last Reward Double Pack
NEW/ [PSV] Repkiss #

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

 

Previously released titles (44)

Nintendo Switch: 6 / 7
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 14 / 16
PlayStation 4: 16 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 5 / 6

1st, PS4 — 16
2nd, 3DS — 14
3rd, Switch — 6
4th, PSVita — 5
5th, WiiU — 3
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [6 / 44] * 100 = SPI 13.64 | last week: [6 / 45] * 100
Wii U:
[3 / 44] * 100 = SPI 6.82 | last week: [3 / 45] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [14 / 44] * 100 = SPI 31.82 | last week: [15 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 44] * 100 = SPI 36.36 | last week: [16 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 44] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 45] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [5 / 44] * 100 = SPI 11.36 | last week: [5 / 45] * 100

2nd, PS4 — SPI 36.36 | last week: SPI 35.56
1st, 3DS — SPI 31.82 | last week: SPI 33.33

4th, Switch — SPI 13.64 | last week: SPI 13.33 
3rd, PSVita — SPI 11.36 | last week: SPI 11.11
5th, WiiU — SPI 6.82 | last week: SPI 6.67
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (18)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 8 (7 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (3 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 8
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: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 13 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 11 | last week: [(1 *1) + (4 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 13 
2nd, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 9 
3rd, WiiU — ES 3 | last week: ES 3
4th, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +2/ [NSW] Disgaea 5 Complete > (lowest) -4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild #
Wii U:
 (highest) 0/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -3/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki > (lowest) -7/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars
PlayStation 4: (highest) +10/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -16/ [PS4] LEGO Worlds Mezase Master Builder
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -28/ [PSV] Zero Escape Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors & Virtue’s Last Reward Double Pack

Highest: +10/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
Lowest: -28/ [PSV] Zero Escape Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors & Virtue’s Last Reward Double Pack

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-4 + -3 + -3 + -3 + 0 + +2) / 6] = MM -1.83
Wii U
: [(-3 + -3 + 0) / 3] = MM -2.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -7 + -5 + -4 + +2 + -3 + +1 + 0 + +2 + -6 + -1 + -1 + -4 + -3) / 14] = MM -2.36
PlayStation 4: [(-6 + -6 + -10 + -7 + -6 + -8 + -16 + +6 + +1 + +10 + -11 + -12 + +3 + -9) / 14] = MM -5.07
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-4 + -15 + -9 + -12 + -28) / 5] = MM -13.60

1st, Switch — MM -1.83 | last week: MM +1.00
2nd, WiiU — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -3.67
3rd, 3DS — MM -2.36 | last week: MM -1.25
4th, PS4 — MM -5.07 | last week: MM -2.73
5th, PSVita — MM -13.60 | last week: MM -3.60
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: [(1 *0.25)] = DS 0.25
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 3.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.50


1st, PS4 — DS 3.50 | last week: DS 0.50
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.75
3rd, 3DSDS 0.25 | last week: DS 2.25
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
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)]

Nintendo Switch: [-1.83 – 0.00 + 0 + 6] = MI +4.17 | last week: [+1.00 – 0.00 + 1 + 5]
Wii U: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 6] = MI +4.00 | last week: [-3.67 – 0.00 + 0 + 5]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.36 – 0.25 + 0 + 6] = MI +3.39 | last week: [-1.25 – 2.25 + 1 + 5]
PlayStation 4: [-5.07 – 3.50 + 2 + 6] = MI -0.57 | last week: [-2.73 – 0.50 + 1 + 5]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-13.60 – 1.50 + 0 + 6] = MI -9.10 | last week: [-3.60 – 0.75 + 0 + 5]

1st, Switch — MI +4.17 | last week: MI +7.00
2nd, WiiU — MI +4.00 | last week: MI +1.33
3rd, 3DS — MI +3.39 | last week: MI +2.50
4th, PS4 — MI -0.57 | last week: MI +2.77
5th, PSVita — MI -9.10 | last week: MI +0.65
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.

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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 (April 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (April 17, 2017 – April 23, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 10, 2017 – April 16, 2017.

 

 

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