Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 27, 2017 – December 3, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 107,657 / 944,074
  2. NEW/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618) – 97,732 / NEW
  3. -1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 61,596 / 853,654
  4. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 36,246 / 1,409,776
  5. NEW/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378) – 28,023 / NEW
  6. NEW/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.30} (¥9,504) – 27,230 / NEW
  7. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 23,388 / 861,238
  8. -3/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 15,505 / 306,501
  9. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 13,068 / 294,639
  10. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 11,634 / 668,649
  11. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757) – 10,872 / 278,952
  12. NEW/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458) – 8,353 / NEW
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time # <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.11.30} (¥8,208) – 8,069 / NEW
  14. NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Collection <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥5,389) – 6,540 / NEW
  15. -3/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378) – 6,450 / 61,055
  16. -6/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.14} (¥8,424) – 5,886 / 55,389
  17. NEW/ [NSW] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi # <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.30} (¥9,504) – 5,636 / NEW
  18. -15/ [PS4] Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX # <ACT> (Sega Games) {2017.11.22} (¥8,629) – 5,579 / 40,475
  19. -6/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452) – 5,542 / 198,985
  20. -2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,758 / 287,866
  21. -4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  22. NEW/ [PSV] Chouchou Jiken Rhapsodic # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.11.30} (¥6,804) / NEW
  23. -1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  24. -1/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  25. NEW/ [PS4] The Surge <RPG> (Oizumi Amuzio) {2017.11.30} (¥8,618) / NEW
  26. -15/ [3DS] Beyblade God <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.11.23} (¥6,458)
  27. -12/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344)
  28. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. -5/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588)
  30. +3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  31. NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥3,229) / NEW
  32. -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  33. -1/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  34. -15/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.27} (¥9,072)
  35. -8/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  36. -10/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  37. -9/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  38. NEW/ [PS4] Game Paradise Cruisin Mix # <STG> (Kadokawa Games) {2017.11.30} (¥5,184) / NEW
  39. NEW/ [PSV] Usotsuki Shangri-La # <ADV> (Rejet) {2017.11.30} (¥6,804) / NEW
  40. NEW/ [3DS] Crayon Shin Chan: Gekiatsu! Oden wa Rudo Dai Konran!! <ACT> (FuRyu) {2017.11.30} (¥6,134) / NEW
  41. -20/ [PS4] Need for Speed Payback <RCE> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.10} (¥8,424)
  42. -3/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  43. -1/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  44. -19/ [PS4] .hack//G.U. Last Recode # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.11.01} (¥8,208)
  45. -5/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  46. -9/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378)
  47. -12/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  48. -32/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Deluxe Edition <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.11.22} (¥6,588)
  49. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  50. NEW/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥4,309) / NEW

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 124,770 (145,200), -14% (+67%) / 2,522,298
  2. Nintendo 3DS — 36,238 (34,886), +4% (-20%) / 26,644,924
  3. PlayStation 4 — 33,407 (26,909), +24% (+2%) / 5,599,283
  4. PlayStation Vita — 6,127 (5,964), +3% (+93%) / 5,732,911
  5. PlayStation 3 — 48 (85), -44% (+85%) / 10,468,241
  6. Wii U — 45 (46), -2% (+7%) / 3,288,836

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: 16 / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 15 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 19

1st, Switch — 16
1st, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 15
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (14)

NEW/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 #
NEW/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale
NEW/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #
NEW/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou
NEW/ [PS4] Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time #
NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Collection
NEW/ [NSW] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #
NEW/ [PSV] Chouchou Jiken Rhapsodic #
NEW/ [PS4] The Surge
NEW/ [NSW] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Game Paradise Cruisin Mix #
NEW/ [PSV] Usotsuki Shangri-La #
NEW/ [3DS] Crayon Shin Chan: Gekiatsu! Oden wa Rudo Dai Konran!!
NEW/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!)

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

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (14)

BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
-1/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! #
-39/ [WIU] Dragon Quest X: 5000 Year Journey to a Faraway Hometown
0/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition)
BACK/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax
-33/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X: 5000 Year Journey to a Faraway Hometown
-15/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux #
NEW/ [PSV] Kamidanomi Shisugite Ore no Mirai ga Yabai.
-15/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package
-26/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X: 5000 Year Journey to a Faraway Hometown
NEW/ [NSW] LEGO Worlds
NEW/ [PS4] Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
NEW/ [3DS] Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney #

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

 

Previously released titles (36)

Nintendo Switch: 12 / 16
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 11 / 15
PlayStation 4: 12 / 16
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, Switch — 12
1st, PS4 — 12
3rd, 3DS — 11
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [12 / 36] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [13 / 43] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 36] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [1 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [11 / 36] * 100 = SPI 30.56 | last week: [14 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [12 / 36] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [14 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 36] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 36] * 100 = SPI 2.78 | last week: [1 / 43] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 30.23
1st, PS4 — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 32.56 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 30.56 | last week: SPI 32.56
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.78 | last week: SPI 2.33 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 2.33
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (4)

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

1st, 3DS — 3
2nd, PSVita — 1
3rd, WiiU — 0
3rd, PS4 — 0
3rd, 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: [(2 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 8 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(2 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 8 | last week: ES 9 
2nd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
3rd, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
3rd, PS4 — ES 0 | last week: ES 4 
3rd, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # > (lowest) -10/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. #
Wii U: (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? > (lowest) -15/ [3DS] Beyblade God
PlayStation 4: (highest) -3/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # > (lowest) -32/ [PS4] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Deluxe Edition
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +10/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo
Lowest: -39/ [WIU] Dragon Quest X: 5000 Year Journey to a Faraway Hometown

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + 0 + 0 + -2 + -2 + -4 + -1 + -1 + -8 + -10 + -3 + -1) / 12] = MM -2.75
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + 0 + -5 + -3 + -15 + +1 + +3 + -1 + -9 + -9 + -2) / 11] = MM -3.64
PlayStation 4: [(-3 + -6 + -15 + -6 + -12 + -5 + -15 + -20 + -19 + -5 + -12 + -32) / 12] = MM -12.50
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-1) / 1] = MM -1.00

1st, PSVita — MM -1.00 | last week: MM -3.00 
2nd, Switch — MM -2.75 | last week: MM +0.23 
3rd, 3DS — MM -3.64 | last week: MM +0.18 
4th, PS4 — MM -12.50 | last week: MM -4.43 
5th, WiiU — MM N/A | last week: MM -39.00
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 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75
Wii U
: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.25) + (2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, PS4 — DS 3.25 | last week: DS 3.25
2nd, 3DSDS 2.50 | last week: DS 1.25
3rd, Switch — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 1.00
4th, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.00
5th, WiiU — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 0.00 
6th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-2.75 – 1.75 + 0 + 14] = MI +9.50 | last week: [+0.23 – 1.00 + 0 + 7]
Wii U: N/A | last week: [-39.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [-3.64 – 2.50 + 0 + 14] = MI +7.86 | last week: [+0.18 – 1.25 + 3 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-12.50 – 3.25 + 0 + 14] = MI -1.75 | last week: [-4.43 – 3.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-1.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 14] = MI +12.00 | last week: [-3.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 7]

1st, PSVita — MI +12.00 | last week: MI +3.00 
2nd, Switch — MI +9.50 | last week: MI +6.23 
3rd, 3DS — MI +7.86 | last week: MI +8.93
4th, PS4 — MI -1.75 | last week: MI -0.68
5th, WiiU — MI N/A | last week: MI -32.00
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 (November 27, 2017 – December 3, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 27, 2017 – December 3, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 20, 2017 – November 26, 2017.

 

 

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