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Observations on Media Create for the Week of December 4, 2017 – December 10, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.12.07} (¥8,197) – 131,931 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424) – 111,075 / NEW
  3. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 106,094 / 1,050,168
  4. -1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 95,816 / 949,470
  5. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 50,594 / 1,460,370
  6. +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 33,315 / 894,553
  7. NEW/ [PS4] Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters # <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥8,208) – 21,971 / NEW
  8. -6/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618) – 19,678 / 117,409
  9. -4/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378) – 19,325 / 47,348
  10. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 14,342 / 682,992
  11. NEW/ [PS4] Dead Rising 4 Special Edition <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.12.07} (¥6,469) – 13,029 / NEW
  12. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 11,878 / 306,517
  13. -5/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 11,589 / 318,089
  14. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757) – 11,198 / 290,149
  15. 0/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378) – 9,649 / 70,704
  16. NEW/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264) – 9,435 / NEW
  17. +4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 8,362 / 139,637
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Nioh Complete Edition <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264) – 8,021 / NEW
  19. +1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 7,604 / 295,470
  20. NEW/ [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372) – 7,309 / NEW
  21. +2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  22. +8/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  23. -4/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452)
  24. -12/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458)
  25. -1/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  26. +7/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  27. -21/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.30} (¥9,504)
  28. -12/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.14} (¥8,424)
  29. -1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  30. +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  31. -5/ [3DS] Beyblade God <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.11.23} (¥6,458)
  32. -3/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588)
  33. +4/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  34. -16/ [PS4] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX # <ACT> (Sega Games) {2017.11.22} (¥8,629)
  35. BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds <ETC> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.10.13} (¥5,292)
  36. NEW/ [PSV] Neo Angelique Tenshi no Namida # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.12.07} (¥6,804) / NEW
  37. -2/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  38. +4/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  39. -12/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344)
  40. +5/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  41. BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  42. +5/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  43. +3/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378)
  44. +5/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  45. -9/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  46. BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  47. BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2016.07.21} (¥5,184)
  48. -5/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2017.10.26} (¥5,940)
  50. BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 164,908 (124,770), +32% (-14%) / 2,687,206
  2. PlayStation 4 — 85,687 (33,407), +156% (+24%) / 5,684,970
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 45,573 (36,238), +26% (+4%) / 26,690,497
  4. PlayStation Vita — 8,483 (6,127), +38% (+3%) / 5,741,394
  5. Wii U — 70 (45), +56% (-2%) / 3,288,906
  6. PlayStation 3 — 48 (48), 0% (-44%) / 10,468,289

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: 14 / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 17 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 19

1st, 3DS — 17
1st, PS4 — 17
3rd, Switch — 14
4th, PSVita — 2

 

Brand-new titles (8)

NEW/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 #
NEW/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5
NEW/ [PS4] Kamen Rider: Climax Fighters #
NEW/ [PS4] Dead Rising 4 Special Edition
NEW/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso
NEW/ [PS4] Nioh Complete Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn Complete Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Neo Angelique Tenshi no Namida #

1st, PS4 — 6
2nd, Switch — 1
2nd, PSVita — 1

 

Re-charted titles (6)

BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
BACK/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! #
BACK/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Mura wo Tsukurun Desu
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds

1st, 3DS — 4
2nd, PS4 — 2

 

Out-charted titles (14)

NEW/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!)
-32/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Deluxe Edition
-19/ [PS4] .hack//G.U. Last Recode #
-20/ [PS4] Need for Speed Payback
NEW/ [3DS] Crayon Shin Chan: Gekiatsu! Oden wa Rudo Dai Konran!!
NEW/ [PSV] Usotsuki Shangri-La #
NEW/ [PS4] Game Paradise Cruisin Mix #
-15/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins
NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition
NEW/ [PS4] The Surge
NEW/ [PSV] Chouchou Jiken Rhapsodic #
NEW/ [NSW] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #
NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Collection
NEW/ [PS4] Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time #

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

 

Previously released titles (42)

Nintendo Switch: 13 / 14
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 17 / 17
PlayStation 4: 11 / 17
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 2

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, Switch — 13
3rd, PS4 — 11
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [13 / 42] * 100 = SPI 30.95 | last week: [12 / 36] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 42] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 36] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 42] * 100 = SPI 40.48 | last week: [11 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 4: [11 / 42] * 100 = SPI 26.19 | last week: [12 / 36] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 42] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 36] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 42] * 100 = SPI 2.38 | last week: [1 / 36] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 40.48 | last week: SPI 30.56
2nd, Switch — SPI 30.95 | last week: SPI 33.33

3rd, PS4 — SPI 26.19 | last week: SPI 33.33 
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.38 | last week: SPI 2.78 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (8)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (4 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 41 (1 2016)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 6
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: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *1) + (1 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 13 | last week: [(2 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1)] = ES 1 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 8 
2nd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
3rd, PS4 — ES 1 | last week: ES 0 
4th, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -9/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. #
Wii U: (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +8/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? > (lowest) -12/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou
PlayStation 4: (highest) +5/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) > (lowest) -21/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +8/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu?
Lowest: -21/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + -1 + +1 + -6 + 0 + +4 + +1 + +2 + -1 + -2 + +4 + -9 + -5) / 13] = MM -1.00
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-2 + -4 + -3 + -3 + 0 + +8 + -12 + +7 + -1 + -5 + +4 + +3 + +5) / 13] = MM -0.23
PlayStation 4: [(-5 + -4 + -21 + -12 + -3 + -16 + -12 + +5 + +5) / 9] = MM -7.00
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+2) / 1] = MM +2.00

1st, PSVita — MM +2.00 | last week: MM -1.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -0.23 | last week: MM -3.64 
3rd, Switch — MM -1.00 | last week: MM -2.75 
4th, PS4 — MM -7.00 | last week: MM -12.50 
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: [(3 *1.00)] = DS 3.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (3 *1.00)] = DS 5.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, PS4 — DS 5.25 | last week: DS 3.25
2nd, Switch — DS 3.00 | last week: DS 1.75
3rd, 3DSDS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.50
3rd, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.00
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.75
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: [-1.00 – 3.00 + 0 + 8] = MI +4.00 | last week: [-2.75 – 1.75 + 0 + 14]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-0.23 – 2.00 + 4 + 8] = MI +9.77 | last week: [-3.64 – 2.50 + 0 + 14]
PlayStation 4: [-7.00 – 5.25 + 2 + 8] = MI -2.25 | last week: [-12.50 – 3.25 + 0 + 14]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [+2.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 8] = MI +8.00 | last week: [-1.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 14]

1st, 3DS — MI +9.77 | last week: MI +7.86
2nd, PSVita — MI +8.00 | last week: MI +12.00 
3rd, Switch — MI +4.00 | last week: MI +9.50 
4th, PS4 — MI -2.25 | last week: MI -1.75
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 4, 2017 – December 10, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (December 4, 2017 – December 10, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 27, 2017 – December 3, 2017.

 

 

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