Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372) – 100,719 / NEW
  2. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 52,320 / 1,056,500
  3. NEW/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.08.31} (¥6,998) – 29,887 / NEW
  4. -3/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 27,120 / 111,396
  5. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 22,846 / 1,693,913
  6. NEW/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884) – 18,207 / NEW
  7. -3/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 14,053 / 1,328,455
  8. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 12,474 / 672,688
  9. -3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 10,098 / 148,070
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.31} (¥3,229) – 9,260 / NEW
  11. NEW/ [PSV] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥6,804) – 7,168 / NEW
  12. NEW/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.08.31} (¥5,800) – 6,132 / NEW
  13. -3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 5,183 / 214,400
  14. -5/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥7,538) – 4,943 / 13,009
  15. -4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 4,904 / 576,067
  16. NEW/ [NSW] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884) – 4,463 / NEW
  17. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 4,008 / 232,410
  18. -5/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184) – 3,829 / 22,184
  19. -11/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥6,458) – 3,647 / 11,902
  20. -15/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344) – 3,346 / 19,122
  21. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  22. -7/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424)
  23. -7/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (¥6,264)
  24. -1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  25. -5/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378)
  26. NEW/ [NSW] Azure Striker Gunvolt Striker Pack <ACT> (Inti Creates) {2017.08.31} (¥5,400) / NEW
  27. -8/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  28. +1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  29. -17/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.08.24} (¥5,184)
  30. -8/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥5,292)
  31. -4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  32. -4/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  33. -8/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy <ADV> (Level-5) {2017.07.20} (¥4,800)
  34. -8/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856)
  35. -5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  36. -2/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  37. -1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  38. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  39. +5/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  40. -5/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  41. -8/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  42. +3/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)
  43. -3/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (¥7,344)
  44. -7/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  45. +1/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  46. +2/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  47. NEW/ [PSV] Crank In # <ADV> (Petit Rêve) {2017.08.31} (¥6,264) / NEW
  48. -30/ [PS4] The Lost Child <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344)
  49. -8/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars <SPT> (Nintendo) {2017.03.30} (¥5,378)
  50. -1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III Game of the Year Edition <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.06.29} (¥6,372)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 50,074 (69,654), -28% (+213%) / 1,578,036
  2. PlayStation 4 — 26,384 (24,658), +7% (-29%) / 5,249,273
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 26,268 (25,210), -3% (-27%) / 23,330,526
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,975 (4,080), -3% (-21%) / 5,681,024
  5. Wii U — 116 (117), -1% (-23%) / 3,288,144
  6. PlayStation 3 — 85 (83), +2% (-25%) / 10,467,368

 

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 — 9
4th, PSVita — 5

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf
NEW/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 #
NEW/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
NEW/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
NEW/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk
NEW/ [NSW] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
NEW/ [NSW] Azure Striker Gunvolt Striker Pack
NEW/ [PSV] Crank In #

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

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (9)

-9/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
-7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
-6/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection)
-6/ [WIU] Splatoon #
-15/ [PS4] Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
NEW/ [PSV] Taishou Mebiusline Teito Bibouroku Hare
NEW/ [PS4] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition
NEW/ [PS4] WhiteDay: A Labyrinth Named School
NEW/ [PSV] The Lost Child

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

 

Previously released titles (41)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 9
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 16 / 18
PlayStation 4: 15 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 5

1st, 3DS — 16
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 41] * 100 = SPI 17.07 | last week: [5 / 40] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [2 / 40] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [16 / 41] * 100 = SPI 39.02 | last week: [18 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 41] * 100 = SPI 36.59 | last week: [13 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 40] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 41] * 100 = SPI 7.32 | last week: [2 / 40] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 39.02 | last week: SPI 45.00 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 36.59 | last week: SPI 32.50

3rd, Switch — SPI 17.07 | last week: SPI 12.50 
4th, PSVita — SPI 7.32 | last week: SPI 5.00
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 5.00 
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (12)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (5 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 (1 2016, 1 2015)

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

 

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

Wii U: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 11 | last week: [(6 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 7 | last week: [(1 *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 11 | last week: ES 15 
2nd, PS4 — ES 7 | last week: ES 7 
3rd, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 
4th, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 3 
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # > (lowest) -17/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +2/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars
PlayStation 4: (highest) +5/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege > (lowest) -30/ [PS4] The Lost Child
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +1/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -11/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari #

Highest: +5/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
Lowest: -30/ [PS4] The Lost Child

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -3 + -1 + -3 + -4 + -17 + -4) / 7] = MM -4.57
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-2 + -3 + -3 + -7 + -1 + -5 + -8 + +1 + -4 + -8 + -2 + -1 + 0 + -5 + +2 + -8) / 16] = MM -3.38
PlayStation 4: [(-3 + -5 + -5 + -15 + -7 + -8 + -8 + -5 + +5 + -8 + +3 + -3 + -7 + -30 + -1) / 15] = MM -6.47
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-11 + 0 + +1) / 3] = MM -3.33

1st, PSVita — MM -3.33 | last week: MM 0.00
2nd, 3DS — MM -3.38 | last week: MM -7.50 
3rd, Switch — MM -4.57 | last week: MM -1.80
4th, PS4 — MM -6.47 | last week: MM -7.77 
5th, WiiU — MM N/A | last week: MM -7.50 
5th, 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
: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, PS4 — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 2.25
2nd, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 0.00 
3rd, WiiU — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.25 
3rd, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.50 
5th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50
5th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-4.57 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +4.43 | last week: [-1.80 – 0.50 + 0 + 10]
Wii U: N/A | last week: [-7.50 – 0.25 + 0 + 10]
Nintendo 3DS: [-3.38 – 1.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +4.62 | last week: [-7.50 – 1.50 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation 4: [-6.47 – 2.50 + 0 + 9] = MI +0.03 | last week: [-7.77 – 2.25 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-3.33 – 2.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +3.67 | last week: [0.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 10]

1st, 3DS — MI +4.62 | last week: MI +1.00 
2nd, Switch — MI +4.43 | last week: MI +7.70
3rd, PSVita — MI +3.67 | last week: MI +10.00 
4th, PS4 — MI +0.03 | last week: MI -0.02 
5th, WiiU — MI N/A | last week: MI +2.25 
5th, 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 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (August 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 21, 2017 – August 27, 2017.

 

 

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