Observations on Media Create for the Week of December 18, 2017 – December 24, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. +1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 209,630 / 1,292,281
  2. -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184) – 184,739 / 393,279
  3. 0/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 176,789 / 1,345,962
  4. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 137,607 / 1,668,466
  5. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 100,205 / 1,045,438
  6. +2/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378) – 42,796 / 115,324
  7. +4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 35,565 / 738,026
  8. +10/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 27,053 / 177,835
  9. +10/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 25,285 / 297,491
  10. NEW/ [PS4] The Idolm@ster: Stella Stage # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.21} (¥8,856) – 23,772 / NEW
  11. +10/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 23,156 / 328,694
  12. +2/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378) – 21,321 / 105,557
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.21} (¥7,884) – 21,129 / NEW
  14. -8/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424) – 20,536 / 164,944
  15. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 18,019 / 336,543
  16. +4/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184) – 17,769 / 110,355
  17. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757) – 17,679 / 319,945
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Okami HD # <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.21} (¥3,229) – 16,536 / NEW
  19. NEW/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.21} (¥6,264) – 16,011 / NEW
  20. +7/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 15,916 / 89,161
  21. +2/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  22. -6/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618)
  23. -16/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.12.07} (¥8,197)
  24. +8/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  25. NEW/ [3DS] Medabots Classics 20th Anniversary Edition <RPG> (Imagineer) {2017.12.21} (¥12,960) / NEW
  26. NEW/ [PS4] A-Train de Ikou Exp. <SLG> (Artdink) {2017.12.21} (¥8,424) / NEW
  27. -2/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  28. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  29. -3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  30. -8/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  31. -2/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458)
  32. +1/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  33. -2/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  34. -4/ [3DS] Beyblade God <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.11.23} (¥6,458)
  35. NEW/ [PSV] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.21} (¥6,804) / NEW
  36. +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  37. -2/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588)
  38. NEW/ [3DS] Medabots Classics Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver. <RPG> (Imagineer) {2017.12.21} (¥5,184) / NEW
  39. NEW/ [PSV] Kiniro no Corda 2 FF # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.21} (¥7,344) / NEW
  40. BACK/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  41. NEW/ [NSW] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.21} (¥7,884) / NEW
  42. -12/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.12.14} (¥4,298)
  43. -1/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  44. -31/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Gold Edition Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.14} (¥5,389)
  45. BACK/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition <ADV> (Microsoft) {2016.06.23} (¥3,888)
  46. -8/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  47. -2/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  48. -11/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.14} (¥8,424)
  49. -3/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378)
  50. -3/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2017.10.26} (¥5,940)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 269,684 (221,210), +22% (+34%) / 3,178,100
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 80,637 (55,513), +45% (+22%) / 26,826,647
  3. PlayStation 4 — 67,257 (62,965), +7% (-27%) / 5,815,192
  4. PlayStation Vita — 14,041 (9,049), +55% (+7%) / 5,764,484
  5. Wii U — 98 (75), +31% (+7%) / 3,289,079
  6. PlayStation 3 — 40 (44), -9% (-8%) / 10,468,373

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 36
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 14
Total home Nintendo titles: 17 / 34
Total portable Nintendo titles: 19 / 34
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 11 / 14
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 14

1st, 3DS — 19
2nd, Switch — 16
3rd, PS4 — 11
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, WiiU — 1

 

Brand-new titles (10)

NEW/ [PS4] The Idolm@ster: Stella Stage #
NEW/ [PS4] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai #
NEW/ [PS4] Okami HD #
NEW/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition
NEW/ [3DS] Medabots Classics 20th Anniversary Edition
NEW/ [PS4] A-Train de Ikou Exp.
NEW/ [PSV] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai #
NEW/ [3DS] Medabots Classics Kabuto Ver. / Kuwagata Ver.
NEW/ [PSV] Kiniro no Corda 2 FF #
NEW/ [NSW] Atelier Lydie & Soeur: Fushigi na Kaiga no Renkinjutsu Samurai #

1st, PS4 — 4
3rd, Switch — 2
2nd, 3DS — 2
3rd, PSVita — 2

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [WIU] Minecraft: Wii U Edition
BACK/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R

1st, NSW — 1
1st, WiiU — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-9/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
BACK/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax
-41/ [PS4] Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters #
NEW/ [NSW] Gear.Club Unlimited
+3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
+6/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu
-19/ [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition
-13/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport #
NEW/ [PS4] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
+11/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds
NEW/ [PS4] Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory #
NEW/ [PSV] Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Hacker’s Memory #

1st, PS4 — 7
2nd, 3DS — 3
3rd, Switch — 1
3rd, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (40)

Nintendo Switch: 14 / 16
Wii U:
1 / 1
Nintendo 3DS: 17 / 19
PlayStation 4: 7 / 11
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, Switch — 14
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, WiiU — 1
4th, PSVita — 1
6th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [14 / 40] * 100 = SPI 35.00 | last week: [13 / 43] * 100
Wii U:
[1 / 40] * 100 = SPI 2.50 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 40] * 100 = SPI 42.50 | last week: [18 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [7 / 40] * 100 = SPI 17.50 | last week: [11 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 40] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 40] * 100 = SPI 2.50 | last week: [1 / 43] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 42.50 | last week: SPI 41.86
2nd, Switch — SPI 35.00 | last week: SPI 30.23

3rd, PS4 — SPI 17.50 | last week: SPI 25.58 
4th, WiiU — SPI 2.50 | last week: SPI 0.00
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.50 | last week: SPI 2.33 
6th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (6)

Wii U 1 (1 2016)
Nintendo 3DS: 4 (2 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 40
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

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

 

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

Wii U: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(0 *0)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 11 | last week: [(4 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 11 | last week: ES 13 
2nd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
3rd, WiiU — ES 1 | last week: ES 0 
3rd, PS4 — ES 1 | last week: ES 1 
5th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +10/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -6/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 #
Wii U: (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +4/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? > (lowest) -12/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+
PlayStation 4: (highest) -2/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # > (lowest) -31/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +10/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
Lowest: -31/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Grotesque Version

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + 0 + 0 + +4 + +10 + +10 + +10 + +7 + +2 + -6 + +8 + +1 + -1) / 13] = MM +3.54
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + 0 + +2 + +2 + +2 + +4 + -2 + -2 + -3 + -2 + -2 + -4 + +4 + -12 + -2 + -3 + -3) / 17] = MM -1.29
PlayStation 4: [(-8 + -16 + -8 + -2 + -31 + -8 + -11) / 7] = MM -12.00
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(0) / 1] = MM 0.00

1st, Switch — MM +3.54 | last week: MM -0.15 
2nd, PSVita — MM 0.00 | last week: MM +2.00 
3rd, 3DS — MM -1.29 | last week: MM +1.06 
4th, PS4 — MM -12.00 | last week: MM -8.91 
5th, WiiU — MM N/A | last week: MM N/A
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: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation 4: [(5 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 4.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, PS4 — DS 4.50 | last week: DS 4.25
2nd, 3DSDS 1.25 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.50
3rd, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.00
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
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: [+3.54 – 1.00 + 1 + 10] = MI +13.54 | last week: [-0.15 – 0.50 + 0 + 7]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.29 – 1.25 + 0 + 10] = MI +7.46 | last week: [+1.06 – 0.00 + 1 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-12.00 – 4.50 + 0 + 10] = MI -6.50 | last week: [-8.91 – 4.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [0.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 10] = MI +9.00 | last week: [+2.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 7]

1st, Switch — MI +13.54 | last week: MI +6.35 
2nd, PSVita — MI +9.00 | last week: MI +8.00 
3rd, 3DS — MI +7.46 | last week: MI +9.06
4th, PS4 — MI -6.50 | last week: MI -6.16
5th, WiiU — MI N/A | last week: MI N/A
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 (December 18, 2017 – December 24, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (December 18, 2017 – December 24, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of December 11, 2017 – December 17, 2017.

 

 

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