Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 6, 2017 – November 12, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. +1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 73,315 / 652,284
  2. -1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 67,044 / 235,368
  3. +2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 23,130 / 1,318,138
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Need for Speed Payback <RCE> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.10} (¥8,424) – 20,964 / NEW
  5. +3/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 14,027 / 802,472
  6. +1/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.27} (¥9,072) – 11,051 / 82,742
  7. -1/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344) – 10,253 / 103,800
  8. -4/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378) – 9,650 / 41,826
  9. -6/ [PS4] .hack//G.U. Last Recode # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.11.01} (¥8,208) – 6,659 / 68,475
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Sonic Forces <ACT> (Sega Games) {2017.11.09} (¥6,469) – 5,938 / NEW
  11. NEW/ [PS4] Occultic; Nine # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.11.09} (¥8,424) – 5,846 / NEW
  12. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,498 / 634,850
  13. -3/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452) – 5,439 / 182,440
  14. NEW/ [NSW] Sonic Forces <ACT> (Sega Games) {2017.11.09} (¥6,469) – 4,686 / NEW
  15. NEW/ [PSV] Occultic; Nine # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.11.09} (¥8,424) – 4,595 / NEW
  16. NEW/ [PS4] DJMax Respect # <ACT> (Arc System Works) {2017.11.09} (¥5,184) – 4,376 / NEW
  17. -6/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588) – 4,002 / 39,925
  18. -4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 3,862 / 115,691
  19. -10/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.10.26} (¥6,998) – 3,533 / 74,180
  20. -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 3,085 / 267,322
  21. NEW/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542) / NEW
  22. -9/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618)
  23. NEW/ [PS4] Sudden Strike 4 <SLG> (Square Enix) {2017.11.09} (¥8,424) / NEW
  24. NEW/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 2 Ultimate <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.09} (¥7,344) / NEW
  25. -3/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  26. -11/ [PS4] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥8,424)
  27. -2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  28. -2/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  29. NEW/ [NSW] Monopoly for Nintendo Switch <TBL> (Ubisoft) {2017.11.09} (¥5,184) / NEW
  30. -6/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  31. -10/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  32. -9/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  33. -14/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378)
  34. NEW/ [3DS] Miracle Tunes! Game de Tune Up! Tabun! <ACT> (FuRyu) {2017.11.09} (¥5,918) / NEW
  35. -8/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  36. -8/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  37. -19/ [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War <RPG> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥8,424)
  38. -5/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  39. NEW/ [3DS] Cake Yasan Monogatari Oishii Sweet wo Tsukurou! <ADV> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.11.09} (¥5,184) / NEW
  40. +5/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  41. -21/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2017.10.26} (¥5,940)
  42. -25/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥8,856)
  43. -13/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  44. NEW/ [PSV] Oretachi no Sekaiwa Owatteiru <ADV> (Red Entertainment) {2017.11.09} (¥7,344) / NEW
  45. -10/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  46. NEW/ [NSW] Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.09} (¥7,344) / NEW
  47. -13/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  48. NEW/ [NSW] Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.11.09} (¥7,344) / NEW
  49. -8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  50. -14/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 79,958 (64,387), +24% (-49%) / 2,165,329
  2. PlayStation 4 — 26,058 (28,823), -10% (+17%) / 5,512,665
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 19,369 (20,856), -7% (+21%) / 26,530,320
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,210 (3,576), -10% (-3%) / 5,717,730
  5. PlayStation 3 — 41 (56), -27% (+24%) / 10,468,062
  6. Wii U — 36 (38), -5% (+7%) / 3,288,702

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 27
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 23
Total home Nintendo titles: 16 / 27
Total portable Nintendo titles: 11 / 27
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 20 / 23
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 23

1st, PS4 — 20
2nd, Switch — 16
3rd, 3DS — 11
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (15)

NEW/ [PS4] Need for Speed Payback
NEW/ [PS4] Sonic Forces
NEW/ [PS4] Occultic; Nine #
NEW/ [NSW] Sonic Forces
NEW/ [PSV] Occultic; Nine #
NEW/ [PS4] DJMax Respect #
NEW/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together!
NEW/ [PS4] Sudden Strike 4
NEW/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 2 Ultimate
NEW/ [NSW] Monopoly for Nintendo Switch
NEW/ [3DS] Miracle Tunes! Game de Tune Up! Tabun!
NEW/ [3DS] Cake Yasan Monogatari Oishii Sweet wo Tsukurou!
NEW/ [PSV] Oretachi no Sekaiwa Owatteiru
NEW/ [NSW] Samurai Warriors: Spirit of Sanada
NEW/ [NSW] Dynasty Warriors 7 Empires

1st, Switch — 6
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, 3DS — 2
3rd, PSVita — 2

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (15)

-25/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection)
-6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
-1/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version)
BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
BACK/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
-8/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors #
-3/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III #
-4/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX
+3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
+11/ [PS4] Lost Sphear
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
0/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
-3/ [PS4] V! Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida R
-12/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary

1st, PS4 — 7
2nd, 3DS — 6
3rd, Switch — 1
3rd, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (35)

Nintendo Switch: 10 / 16
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 9 / 11
PlayStation 4: 15 / 20
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, PS4 — 15
2nd, Switch — 10
3rd, 3DS — 9
4th, PSVita — 1
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [10 / 35] * 100 = SPI 28.57 | last week: [11 / 47] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 35] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [9 / 35] * 100 = SPI 25.71 | last week: [14 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 35] * 100 = SPI 42.86 | last week: [20 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 35] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 35] * 100 = SPI 2.88 | last week: [2 / 47] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 42.86 | last week: SPI 42.55 
2nd, Switch — SPI 28.57 | last week: SPI 23.40
3rd, 3DS — SPI 25.71 | last week: SPI 29.79
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.88 | last week: SPI 4.26 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (6)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 42 (2 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 3
2nd, PS4 — 2
3rd, 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: [(2 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 8 | last week: [(4 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *2)] = ES 4 | last week: [(1 *1) + (3 *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 10
2nd, PS4 — ES 4 | last week: ES 7
3rd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 2 
4th, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +3/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe > (lowest) -13/ [NSW] FIFA 18
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) -4/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star > (lowest) -21/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! #
PlayStation 4: (highest) +1/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins > (lowest) -25/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -9/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -9/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +3/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Lowest: -25/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + +2 + +3 + 0 + -4 + -3 + -2 + -2 + -10 + -13) / 10] = MM -2.80
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -10 + -4 + -6 + -14 + -8 + -5 + -21 + -10) / 9] = MM -9.11
PlayStation 4: [(-1 + +1 + -1 + -6 + -3 + -6 + -9 + -11 + -8 + -19 + +5 + -25 + -13 + -8 + -14) / 15] = MM -7.87
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-9) / 1] = MM -9.00

1st, Switch — MM -2.80 | last week: MM +0.27 
2nd, PS4 — MM -7.87 | last week: MM -1.32 
3rd, PSVita — MM -9.00 | last week: MM -3.00 
4th, 3DS — MM -9.11 | last week: MM -1.90 
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 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *0.25) + (2 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (6 *0.50)] = DS 3.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, PS4 — DS 3.25 | last week: DS 2.00
2nd, 3DSDS 2.50 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 2.00
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: [-2.80 – 0.50 + 0 + 15] = MI +11.70 | last week: [+0.27 – 0.00 + 0 + 3]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-9.11 – 2.50 + 0 + 15] = MI +3.39 | last week: [-1.90 – 2.00 + 0 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-7.87 – 3.25 + 0 + 15] = MI +3.88 | last week: [-1.32 – 2.00 + 0 + 3]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-9.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 15] = MI +5.50 | last week: [-3.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 3]

1st, Switch — MI +11.70 | last week: MI +3.27 
2nd, PSVita — MI +5.50 | last week: MI -2.00 
3rd, PS4 — MI +3.88 | last week: MI -0.32
4th, 3DS — MI +3.39 | last week: MI -0.90
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 (November 6, 2017 – November 12, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 6, 2017 – November 12, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 30, 2017 – November 5, 2017.

 

 

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