Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017

NintendObserverNintendo games still holding over 50% of the titles that remained in charts.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 84,277 / NEW
  2. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 54,443 / 1,004,180
  3. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 30,146 / 1,671,067
  4. -2/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 22,600 / 1,314,402
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344) – 15,775 / NEW
  6. -2/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 14,764 / 137,972
  7. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 13,731 / 660,214
  8. NEW/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥6,458) – 8,255 / NEW
  9. NEW/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥7,538) – 8,066 / NEW
  10. -3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 5,495 / 209,217
  11. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,131 / 571,163
  12. NEW/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.08.24} (¥5,184) – 4,652 / NEW
  13. -8/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184) – 4,303 / 18,356
  14. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 4,235 / 228,402
  15. -4/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424) – 4,034 / 26,499
  16. 0/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (¥6,264) – 3,984 / 89,431
  17. NEW/ [PSV] The Lost Child <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344) – 3,658 / NEW
  18. NEW/ [PS4] The Lost Child <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344) – 3,441 / NEW
  19. -7/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378) – 3,233 / 3,317,852
  20. -12/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378) – 3,226 / 123,937
  21. -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  22. -8/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥5,292)
  23. -9/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] WhiteDay: A Labyrinth Named School <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.08.24} (¥4,800) / NEW
  25. -10/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy <ADV> (Level-5) {2017.07.20} (¥4,800)
  26. -9/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856)
  27. -5/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  28. -8/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. +1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  30. -7/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  31. NEW/ [PS4] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.08.24} (¥5,184) / NEW
  32. NEW/ [PSV] Taishou Mebiusline Teito Bibouroku Hare <ADV> (dramatic create) {2017.08.24} (¥7,452) / NEW
  33. -4/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  34. -13/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  35. -8/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  36. -11/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  37. +2/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  38. -6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  39. -15/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.10} (¥3,229)
  40. -12/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (¥7,344)
  41. -15/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378)
  42. -6/ [WIU] Splatoon # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6,156)
  43. -6/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection) <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2,916)
  44. -13/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  45. -7/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)
  46. +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  47. -7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  48. -15/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  49. -14/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III Game of the Year Edition <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (¥6,372)
  50. -9/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 69,654 (22,277), +213% (-75%) / 1,527,962
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 25,210 (34,596), -27% (-24%) / 23,304,258
  3. PlayStation 4 — 24,658 (34,688), -29% (-18%) / 5,222,889
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,080 (5,177), -21% (+11%) / 5,677,049
  5. Wii U — 117 (151), -23% (+14%) / 3,288,028
  6. PlayStation 3 — 83 (110), -25% (+16%) / 10,467,283

 

Grand totals

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

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

 

Brand-new titles (10)

NEW/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. #
NEW/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize #
NEW/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari #
NEW/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari #
NEW/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition
NEW/ [PSV] The Lost Child
NEW/ [PS4] The Lost Child
NEW/ [PS4] WhiteDay: A Labyrinth Named School
NEW/ [PS4] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Taishou Mebiusline Teito Bibouroku Hare

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

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (10)

-7/ [3DS] Cho Tousouchuu Atsumare Saikyou no Tousousya Tachi (Welcome Price!!)
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
-4/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R
0/ [3DS] Miitopia
-6/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
-2/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered
NEW/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma Online Season 3 Limited Edition

1st, 3DS — 4
1st, PS4 — 4
3rd, Switch — 1
3rd, WiiU — 1

 

Previously released titles (40)

Nintendo Switch: 5 / 7
Wii U:
2 / 2
Nintendo 3DS: 18 / 18
PlayStation 4: 13 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 5

1st, 3DS — 18
2nd, PS4 — 13
3rd, Switch — 5
4th, WiiU — 2
4th, PSVita — 2
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [5 / 40] * 100 = SPI 12.50 | last week: [6 / 48] * 100
Wii U:
[2 / 40] * 100 = SPI 5.00 | last week: [3 / 48] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [18 / 40] * 100 = SPI 45.00 | last week: [22 / 48] * 100
PlayStation 4: [13 / 40] * 100 = SPI 32.50 | last week: [15 / 48] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 40] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 48] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 40] * 100 = SPI 5.00 | last week: [2 / 48] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 45.00 | last week: SPI 45.83 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 32.50 | last week: SPI 31.25

3rd, Switch — SPI 12.50 | last week: SPI 12.50 
4th, WiiU — SPI 5.00 | last week: SPI 6.25 
5th, PSVita — SPI 5.00 | last week: SPI 4.17
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (16)

Wii U: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)
Nintendo 3DS: 8 (6 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 8
2nd, PS4 — 4
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: [(6 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 15 | last week: [(9 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 7 | 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 15 | last week: ES 18 
2nd, PS4 — ES 7 | 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) +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # > (lowest) -5/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch
Wii U:
 (highest) -6/ [WIU] Splatoon # > (lowest) -9/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX > (lowest) -15/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax
PlayStation 4: (highest) +2/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -15/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +2/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
Lowest: -15/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + -1 + -3 + -1 + -5) / 5] = MM -1.80
Wii U
: [(-6 + -9) / 2] = MM -7.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(-2 + -2 + -5 + 0 + -7 + -12 + -9 + -10 + -8 + +1 + -13 + -8 + -11 + -6 + -15 + -6 + -7 + -15) / 18] = MM -7.50
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -8 + -4 + -8 + -9 + -7 + -4 + +2 + -15 + -12 + -13 + -7 + -14) / 13] = MM -7.77
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-2 + +2) / 2] = MM 0.00

1st, PSVita — MM 0.00 | last week: MM -3.50 
2nd, Switch — MM -1.80 | last week: MM -0.33 
3rd, WiiU — MM -7.50 | last week: MM +4.50 
3rd, 3DS — MM -7.50 | last week: MM -0.90 
5th, PS4 — MM -7.77 | last week: MM -2.50 
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
: [(1 *0.25)] = DS 0.25
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4 — DS 2.25 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, 3DSDS 1.50 | last week: DS 1.75
3rd, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.50
4th, WiiU — DS 0.25 | last week: DS 0.00 
5th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
5th, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-1.80 – 0.50 + 0 + 10] = MI +7.70 | last week: [-0.33 – 0.50 + 0 + 2]
Wii U: [-7.50 – 0.25 + 0 + 10] = MI +2.25 | last week: [+4.50 – 0.00 + 1 + 2]
Nintendo 3DS: [-7.50 – 1.50 + 0 + 10] = MI +1.00 | last week: [-0.90 – 1.75 + 2 + 2]
PlayStation 4: [-7.77 – 2.25 + 0 + 10] = MI -0.02 | last week: [-2.50 – 1.00 + 1 + 2]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [0.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 10] = MI +10.00 | last week: [-3.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 2]

1st, PSVita — MI +10.00 | last week: MI -1.50
2nd, Switch — MI +7.70 | last week: MI +1.17 
3rd, WiiU — MI +2.25 | last week: MI +7.50 
4th, 3DS — MI +1.00 | last week: MI +1.35 
5th, PS4 — MI -0.02 | last week: MI -0.50 
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 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (August 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 14, 2017 – August 20, 2017.

 

 

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