Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 90,652 / 375,475
  2. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 31,271 / 128,365
  3. 0/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 30,338 / 1,451,544
  4. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 21,926 / 442,867
  5. 0/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378) – 14,765 / 169,154
  6. +5/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378) – 10,975 / 86,477
  7. -1/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156) – 10,632 / 69,723
  8. -1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 9,488 / 205,446
  9. +8/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 8,134 / 1,035,534
  10. +2/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 7,245 / 320,497
  11. +3/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 7,121 / 116,313
  12. +4/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 6,940 / 3,256,775
  13. -5/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372) – 6,560 / 48,662
  14. -1/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072) – 5,413 / 174,865
  15. +5/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184) – 5,363 / 716,405
  16. +13/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937) – 5,314 / 2,768,991
  17. +6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 5,120 / 173,009
  18. +8/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 4,051 / 1,149,824
  19. +20/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076) – 4,005 / 560,524
  20. -10/ [PSV] Dungeon Travelers 2-2 Yamiochi no Otomo to Hajimari no Sho # <RPG> (Aquaplus) {2017.04.20} (¥6,264) – 3,851 / 37,891
  21. -2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  22. -4/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  23. +9/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  24. -9/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  25. -3/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452)
  26. +15/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076)
  27. +21/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  28. +15/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  29. +4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  30. +4/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  31. -10/ [PS4] PaRappa The Rapper <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥1,944)
  32. +18/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  33. -9/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  34. +6/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  35. +2/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  36. -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  37. BACK/ [3DS] Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.04.06} (¥5,184)
  38. +8/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  39. +8/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  40. -9/ [NSW] Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker <ACT> (Square Enix) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378)
  41. BACK/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  42. BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.09} (¥5,670)
  43. +1/ [PS4] LEGO Worlds Mezase Master Builder <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.04.06} (¥3,218)
  44. +5/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  45. BACK/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken <ADV> (FuRyu) {2017.03.02} (¥5,702)
  46. -37/ [PSV] Gun Gun Pixies # <ADV> (Compile Heart) {2017.04.27} (¥7,344)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  48. BACK/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2012.07.28} (¥4,937)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 47,911 (76,679), -38% (+57%) / 825,163
  2. PlayStation 4 — 27,954 (25,303), +10% (+31%) / 4,704,901
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 26,981 (23,063), +17% (+2%) / 22,756,641
  4. PlayStation Vita — 7,158 (5,994), +19% (+16%) / 5,606,189
  5. PlayStation 3 — 407 (453), -10% (+23%) / 10,463,651
  6. Wii U — 397 (543), -27% (+107%) / 3,285,435

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: 11 / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 20 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 15 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 19

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

 

Brand-new titles (0)

None.

 

Re-charted titles (8)

BACK/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III #
BACK/ [3DS] New Super Mario Bros. 2 #
BACK/ [WIU] Splatoon #
BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
BACK/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 Professional
BACK/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 #
BACK/ [3DS] Kawaii Pet to Kurasou! Wan Nyan & Mini Mini Animal

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

 

Out-charted titles (8)

NEW/ [PS4] Tsuihou Senkyo
NEW/ [PSV] Saki Zenkoku Hen Plus
NEW/ [PSV] Fate/Hollow Ataraxia (PlayStation Vita the Best)
NEW/ [PS4] War Thunder Premium Package
NEW/ [PSV] Tokeijikake no Ley Line Kagerou ni Samayou Majo
NEW/ [PSV] Desire Remaster Version #
NEW/ [PSV] Tsuihou Senkyo
NEW/ [PSV] Hanasaki Work Spring! #

1st, PSVita — 6
2nd, PS4 — 2

 

Previously released titles (50)

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

1st, 3DS — 20
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, WiiU — 4
4th, PSVita — 4
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 50] * 100 = SPI 14.00 | last week: [6 / 38] * 100
Wii U:
[4 / 50] * 100 = SPI 8.00 | last week: [2 / 38] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [20 / 50] * 100 = SPI 40.00 | last week: [13 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 50] * 100 = SPI 30.00 | last week: [14 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 50] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 38] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [4 / 50] * 100 = SPI 8.00 | last week: [3 / 38] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 40.00 | last week: SPI 34.21
2nd, PS4 — SPI 30.00 | last week: SPI 36.84
3rd, Switch — SPI 14.00 | last week: SPI 15.79 
4th, WiiU — SPI 8.00 | last week: SPI 5.26
5th, PSVita — SPI 8.00 | last week: SPI 7.89
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (21)

Wii U: 3 (1 2016, 1 2015, 1 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 10 (7 2016, 1 2014, 1 2012, 1 2011)
PlayStation 46 (2 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 10
2nd, PS4 — 6
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)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(7 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *5) + (1 *6)] = ES 21 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 10 | last week: [(2 *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 13 
2nd, PS4 — ES 10 | last week: ES 8 
3rd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 1 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +6/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris > (lowest) -9/ [NSW] Minna de Waiwai! Spelunker
Wii U:
 (highest) +4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition > (lowest) +3/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +21/ [3DS] Miitopia > (lowest) -9/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX
PlayStation 4: (highest) +15/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -10/ [PS4] PaRappa The Rapper
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +8/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -37/ [PSV] Gun Gun Pixies #

Highest: +21/ [3DS] Miitopia
Lowest: -37/ [PSV] Gun Gun Pixies #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + 0 + -1 + -4 + +4 + +6 + -9) / 7] = MM -0.57
Wii U
: [(+3 + +4) / 2] = MM +3.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + 0 + 0 + +5 + -1 + +8 + +4 + +5 + +13 + +6 + +20 + -9 + +15 + +21 + +18) / 15] = MM +7.00
PlayStation 4: [(+2 + -5 + -1 + -2 + +9 + -3 + +15 + -10 + -9 + +2 + -1 + +8 + +1 + +5) / 14] = MM +0.79
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+8 + -10 + +8 + -37) / 4] = MM -7.75

1st, 3DS — MM +7.00 | last week: MM -4.85
2nd, WiiU — MM +3.50 | last week: MM -3.00
3rd, PS4 — MM +0.79 | last week: MM -6.15
4th, Switch — MM -0.57 | last week: MM -7.17
5th, PSVita — MM -7.75 | last week: MM -4.00
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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(6 *1.00)] = DS 6.00

1st, PSVita — DS 6.00 | last week: DS 2.25
2nd, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.25
3rd, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50
3rd, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50
3rd, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.75
3rd, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-0.57 – 0.00 + 0 + 0] = MI -0.57 | last week: [-7.17 – 0.50 + 0 + 12]
Wii U: [+3.50 – 0.00 + 2 + 0] = MI +5.50 | last week: [-3.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 12]
Nintendo 3DS: [+7.00 – 0.00 + 5 + 0] = MI +12.00 | last week: [-4.85 – 0.75 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation 4: [+0.79 – 2.00 + 1 + 0] = MI -0.21 | last week: [-6.15 – 2.25 + 1 + 12]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-7.75 – 6.00 + 0 + 0] = MI -13.75 | last week: [-4.00 – 2.25 + 1 + 12]

1st, 3DS — MI +12.00 | last week: MI +6.40
2nd, WiiU — MI +5.50 | last week: MI +8.50
3rd, PS4 — MI -0.21 | last week: MI +4.60
4th, Switch — MI -0.57 | last week: MI +4.83
5th, PSVita — MI -13.75 | last week: MI +6.75
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 (May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (May 1, 2017 – May 7, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 24, 2017 – April 30, 2017.

 

 

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