Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 29, 2017 – June 4, 2017

NintendObserver29 games out of 50 on Nintendo. And it’s bound to get the better and better with more Switch (and 3DS) games on the horizon.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Tekken 7 <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥8,856) – 58,736 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184) – 29,564 / NEW
  3. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 20,984 / 488,673
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Tsukitomo Tsukiuta 12 Memories <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥7,344) – 12,763 / NEW
  5. -1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264) – 12,263 / 1,502,606
  6. -5/ [PS4] Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.05.25} (¥7,344) – 10,201 / 37,942
  7. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 9,666 / 485,687
  8. NEW/ [PSV] Shiin <ADV> (Experience) {2017.06.01} (¥5,184) – 7,099 / NEW
  9. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156) – 5,935 / 158,859
  10. -7/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.05.26} (¥5,389) – 4,735 / 21,139
  11. -6/ [PS4] Guilty Gear Xrd: Rev 2 <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2017.05.25} (¥5,184) – 3,891 / 14,500
  12. -4/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424) – 3,591 / 338,144
  13. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 3,312 / 3,269,509
  14. +6/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072) – 3,187 / 200,144
  15. +2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389) – 3,092 / 342,821
  16. -2/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076) – 2,972 / 1,047,077
  17. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,831 / 184,674
  18. -7/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156) – 2,824 / 82,293
  19. -1/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 2,733 / 128,502
  20. -7/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378) – 2,721 / 98,459
  21. -5/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  22. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  23. -4/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  24. -14/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2017.04.20} (¥5,378)
  25. -2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  26. +2/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.03.09} (¥9,072)
  27. -6/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  28. +3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  29. -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  30. +2/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  31. +5/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  32. NEW/ [3DS] Tales of the Abyss (Welcome Price!!) <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥3,024) / NEW
  33. -4/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin Shichi Kara no Dasshutsu # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.05.11} (¥6,264)
  34. 0/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  35. NEW/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!) <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.06.01} (¥4,104) / NEW
  36. +8/ [PS4] Prey <ACT> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.05.18} (¥8,618)
  37. +5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  38. +5/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  39. +2/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.01.26} (¥8,629)
  40. -5/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III # <ACT> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.11.06} (¥8,532)
  41. -3/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn # <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.03.02} (¥7,452)
  42. -2/ [3DS] Cube Creator DX <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.04.27} (¥3,024)
  43. NEW/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best) <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.06.01} (¥3,218) / NEW
  44. BACK/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.03} (¥9,504)
  45. -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) <SPT> (Konami) {2017.04.13} (¥4,298)
  46. -31/ [PSV] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.05.25} (¥9,504)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.01.19} (¥5,076)
  48. -1/ [WIU] Mario Kart 8 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2014.05.29} (¥6,156)
  49. -1/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  50. 0/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 23,524 (27,146), -13% (+4%) / 926,659
  2. PlayStation 4 — 21,346 (19,002), -10% (+10%) / 4,779,858
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 16,495 (18,295), -10% (+1%) / 22,827,017
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,454 (4,092), +9% (+0%) / 5,622,937
  5. PlayStation 3 — 714 (258), +177% (-21%) / 10,465,275
  6. Wii U — 221 (177), +25% (-4%) / 3,286,174

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 12 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 17 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 21

1st, 3DS — 17
1st, PS4 — 17
3rd, Switch — 8
4th, WiiU — 4
4th, PSVita — 4

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] Tekken 7
NEW/ [NSW] Seiken Densetsu Collection
NEW/ [PSV] Tsukitomo Tsukiuta 12 Memories
NEW/ [PSV] Shiin
NEW/ [3DS] Tales of the Abyss (Welcome Price!!)
NEW/ [PS4] Tales of Berseria (Welcome Price!!)
NEW/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin: Jinrui Saigo no Tsubasa Chain (Spike Chunsoft the Best)

1st, 3DS — 2
1st, PS4 — 2
1st, PSVita — 2
4th, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [3DS] Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World #
BACK/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Heroes I & II for Nintendo Switch

1st, Switch — 1
1st, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (9)

-8/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
-38/ [PS4] Danganronpa 1・2 Reload
NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubi the Best)
-11/ [3DS] Miitopia
-10/ [PSV] Dungeon Travelers 2-2 Yamiochi no Otomo to Hajimari no Sho #
NEW/ [PSV] Marginal #4 Road to Galaxy #
NEW/ [PS4] Hyper Light Drifter
NEW/ [PS4] Summer Lesson: Miyamoto Hikari Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Love of Love Emperor of Love! #

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 8
Wii U:
4 / 4
Nintendo 3DS: 15 / 17
PlayStation 4: 15 / 17
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 4

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 43] * 100 = SPI 16.28 | last week: [5 / 41] * 100
Wii U:
[4 / 43] * 100 = SPI 9.30 | last week: [4 / 41] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [15 / 43] * 100 = SPI 34.88 | last week: [15 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 43] * 100 = SPI 34.88 | last week: [15 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 41] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 43] * 100 = SPI 4.65 | last week: [2 / 41] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 34.88 | last week: SPI 36.59
1st, PS4 — SPI 34.88 | last week: SPI 36.59
3rd, Switch — SPI 16.28 | last week: SPI 12.20 
4th, WiiU — SPI 9.30 | last week: SPI 9.76
5th, PSVita — SPI 4.65 | last week: SPI 4.88
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (17)

Wii U: 3 (1 2016, 1 2015, 1 2014)
Nintendo 3DS: 7 (6 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 46 (2 2016, 4 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 7
2nd, PS4 — 6
3rd, WiiU — 3
4th, PSVita — 1
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: [(6 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 12 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 10 | last week: [(2 *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 12 | last week: ES 13
2nd, PS4 — ES 10 | last week: ES 10 
3rd, WiiU — ES 6 | last week: ES 6 
4th, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +2/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R > (lowest) -7/ [NSW] Ultra Street Fighter II The Final Challengers
Wii U:
 (highest) 0/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -5/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu > (lowest) -14/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia #
PlayStation 4: (highest) +8/ [PS4] Prey > (lowest) -6/ [PS4] Dark Souls III The Fire Fades Edition
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition > (lowest) -31/ [PSV] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit

Highest: +8/ [PS4] Prey
Lowest: -31/ [PSV] Sangokushi 13 with Power Up Kit

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + -1 + -7 + -5 + +2 + -1) / 6] = MM -2.17
Wii U
: [(-1 + -5 + -1 + 0) / 4] = MM -1.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + -2 + -4 + -2 + -5 + -7 + -7 + -4 + -14 + -2 + +3 + -4 + +5 + -2) / 14] = MM -3.29
PlayStation 4: [(-5 + -6 + -4 + +6 + +2 + +2 + -6 + +5 + 0 + +8 + +5 + +2 + -5 + -3 + -1) / 15] = MM 0.00
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(0 + -31) / 2] = MM -15.50

1st, PS4 — MM 0.00 | last week: MM -8.00 
2nd, WiiU — MM -1.75 | last week: MM -5.75 
3rd, Switch — MM -2.17 | last week: MM -4.80
4th, 3DS — MM -3.29 | last week: MM -1.67
5th, PSVita — MM -15.50 | 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: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (3 *1.00)] = DS 4.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50

1st, PS4 — DS 4.25 | last week: DS 1.00 
2nd, PSVita — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.50 
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 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-2.17 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +4.83 | last week: [-4.80 – 1.00 + 0 + 9]
Wii U: [-1.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +5.25 | last week: [-5.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 9]
Nintendo 3DS: [-3.29 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +3.21 | last week: [-1.67 – 1.50 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 4: [0.00 – 4.25 + 0 + 7] = MI +2.75 | last week: [-8.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-15.50 – 2.50 + 0 + 7] = MI -11.00 | last week: [-4.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 9]

1st, WiiU — MI +5.25 | last week: MI +3.25
2nd, Switch — MI +4.83 | last week: MI +3.20
3rd, 3DS — MI +3.21 | last week: MI +5.83
4th, PS4 — MI +2.75 | last week: MI 0.00 
5th, PSVita — MI -11.00 | last week: MI +3.00 
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 29, 2017 – June 4, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (May 29, 2017 – June 4, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 22, 2017 – May 28, 2017.

 

 

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