Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 67,705 / 1,640,920
  2. +1/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 49,543 / 1,291,802
  3. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 34,108 / 949,737
  4. -2/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 25,674 / 123,208
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184) – 14,052 / NEW
  6. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 13,589 / 646,483
  7. +2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 6,439 / 203,722
  8. +4/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378) – 5,960 / 120,710
  9. +6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 5,789 / 224,166
  10. +3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,268 / 566,032
  11. -5/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424) – 5,214 / 22,466
  12. +5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 5,048 / 3,314,619
  13. +1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184) – 4,934 / 45,288
  14. -4/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥5,292) – 4,929 / 42,576
  15. -4/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy <ADV> (Level-5) {2017.07.20} (¥4,800) – 4,848 / 120,036
  16. -9/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (¥6,264) – 4,829 / 85,447
  17. -1/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856) – 4,754 / 162,712
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online Season 3 Limited Edition <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.17} (¥8,424) – 4,590 / NEW
  19. -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 3,942 / 1,195,570
  20. 0/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937) – 3,535 / 2,806,124
  21. +1/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  22. -3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  23. 0/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  24. -16/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.10} (¥3,229)
  25. 0/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  26. +2/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378)
  27. -3/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  28. -7/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (¥7,344)
  29. -3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  30. -3/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  31. -1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  32. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  33. -2/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  34. -2/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.07.27} (¥6,372)
  35. +3/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III Game of the Year Edition <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (¥6,372)
  36. +13/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  37. -3/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  38. -3/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)
  39. +9/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  40. -1/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  41. -4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  42. -6/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  43. 0/ [3DS] Miitopia <SLG> (Nintendo) {2016.12.08} (¥5,076)
  44. -4/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  45. BACK/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538)
  46. BACK/ [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin Dokodon! Mystery Adventure <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2016.06.16} (¥5,184)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  48. -6/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  49. BACK/ [PS4] Dark Souls 3: The Fire Fades Edition <RPG> (From Software) {2017.04.20} (¥6,372)
  50. -7/ [3DS] Cho Tousouchuu Atsumare Saikyou no Tousousya Tachi (Welcome Price!!) <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥3,024)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 34,688 (42,462), -18% (-20%) / 5,198,231
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 34,596 (45,730), -24% (-25%) / 23,279,048
  3. Nintendo Switch — 22,277 (87,798), -75% (+42%) / 1,458,308
  4. PlayStation Vita — 5,177 (4,651), +11% (-3%) / 5,672,969
  5. Wii U — 151 (132), +14% (-16%) / 3,287,911
  6. PlayStation 3 — 110 (95), +16% (-1%) / 10,467,200

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 22 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 19

1st, 3DS — 22
2nd, PS4 — 17
3rd, Switch — 6
4th, WiiU — 3
5th, PSVita — 2

 

Brand-new titles (2)

NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package
NEW/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online Season 3 Limited Edition

1st, PS4 — 2

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [PS4] Dark Souls 3: The Fire Fades Edition
BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu
BACK/ [3DS] Taiko no Tatsujin Dokodon! Mystery Adventure
BACK/ [WIU] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

1st, 3DS — 2
2nd, WiiU — 1

2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (6)

-11/ [PS4] Dirt 4
-11/ [NSW] Fate/Extella #
-9/ [3DS] Ever Oasis
-17/ [PS4] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy
+2/ [3DS] 100% Pascal Sensei: Kanpeki Paint Bombers
-33/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 1&2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Bouken to Kakugo

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

 

Previously released titles (48)

Nintendo Switch: 6 / 6
Wii U:
3 / 3
Nintendo 3DS: 22 / 22
PlayStation 4: 15 / 17
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 2

1st, 3DS — 22
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, Switch — 6
4th, WiiU — 3
5th, PSVita — 2
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [6 / 48] * 100 = SPI 12.50 | last week: [7 / 47] * 100
Wii U:
[3 / 48] * 100 = SPI 6.25 | last week: [2 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [22 / 48] * 100 = SPI 45.83 | last week: [22 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 48] * 100 = SPI 31.25 | last week: [14 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 48] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 48] * 100 = SPI 4.17 | last week: [2 / 47] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 45.83 | last week: SPI 46.81 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 31.25 | last week: SPI 29.79

3rd, Switch — SPI 12.50 | last week: SPI 14.89 
4th, WiiU — SPI 6.25 | last week: SPI 4.26 
5th, PSVita — SPI 4.17 | last week: SPI 4.26
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (20)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 11 (9 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 45 (2 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 11
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, WiiU — 2
3rd, PSVita — 2
5th, PS3 — 0

 

Evergreen Status
(2016 = *1. 2015 = *2. 2014 = *3. 2013 = *4. Etc…)

Wii U: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(9 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 18 | last week: [(7 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 8 | 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 18 | last week: ES 16 
2nd, PS4 — ES 8 | last week: ES 8 
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) +3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # > (lowest) -4/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R
Wii U:
 (highest) +13/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -4/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo > (lowest) -9/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo
PlayStation 4: (highest) +9/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -16/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -6/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016

Highest: +13/ [WIU] Splatoon #
Lowest: -16/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + -1 + +2 + +3 + -3 + -4) / 6] = MM -0.33
Wii U
: [(+13 + -4) / 2] = MM +4.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + -2 + +4 + +6 + +5 + +1 + -4 + -9 + 0 + +1 + 0 + +2 + -3 + -3 + -3 + -2 + -3 + -1 + 0 + -7) / 20] = MM -0.90
PlayStation 4: [(+1 + -5 + -4 + -1 + 0 + -16 + -7 + -3 + -1 + -2 + +3 + -3 + +9 + -6) / 14] = MM -2.50
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-1 + -6) / 2] = MM -3.50

1st, WiiU — MM +4.50 | last week: MM -11.50
2nd, Switch — MM -0.33 | last week: MM -0.29
3rd, 3DS — MM -0.90 | last week: MM -2.50
4th, PS4 — MM -2.50 | last week: MM -4.15
5th, PSVita — MM -3.50 | last week: MM +3.50 
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 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.75
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, 3DSDS 1.75 | last week: DS 0.75
2nd, PS4 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.25
3rd, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50
4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 2.25

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-0.33 – 0.50 + 0 + 2] = MI +1.17 | last week: [-0.29 – 0.00 + 0 + 3]
Wii U: [+4.50 – 0.00 + 1 + 2] = MI +7.50 | last week: [-11.50 – 0.50 + 0 + 3]
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.90 – 1.75 + 2 + 2] = MI +1.35 | last week: [-2.50 – 0.75 + 2 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-2.50 – 1.00 + 1 + 2] = MI -0.50 | last week: [-4.15 – 0.25 + 1 + 3]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-3.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 2] = MI -1.50 | last week: [+3.50 – 2.25 + 0 + 3]

1st, WiiU — MI +7.50 | last week: MI -9.00
2nd, 3DS — MI +1.35 | last week: MI +1.75
3rd, Switch — MI +1.17 | last week: MI +2.71
4th, PS4 — MI -0.50 | last week: MI -0.40
5th, PSVita — MI -1.50 | last week: MI +4.25
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.

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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 (August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 7, 2017 – August 13, 2017.

 

 

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