Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 16, 2017 – October 22, 2017

NintendObserverGran Turismo Sport had a pretty strong positive impact on PS4 that week to be honest.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452) – 150,286 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥8,856) – 48,935 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618) – 42,941 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥8,424) – 42,092 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade Love # <ADV> (Broccoli) {2017.10.19} (¥6,804) – 19,904 / NEW
  6. NEW/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥6,458) – 18,784 / NEW
  7. -5/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 16,483 / 1,249,006
  8. -5/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,142 / 758,597
  9. -8/ [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War <RPG> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥8,424) – 8,083 / 28,227
  10. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,430 / 616,383
  11. -6/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 5,224 / 102,359
  12. -8/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378) – 5,092 / 43,094
  13. -6/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424) – 3,910 / 79,701
  14. -4/ [PS4] V! Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida R <SLG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.14} (¥5,292) – 3,464 / 8,925
  15. -3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 2,987 / 105,005
  16. 0/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 2,882 / 183,780
  17. -2/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 2,814 / 158,448
  18. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,748 / 256,413
  19. NEW/ [NSW] NBA 2K18 <SPT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2017.10.17} (¥7,560) – 2,689 / NEW
  20. -9/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424) – 2,473 / 107,772
  21. -3/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458)
  22. 0/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  23. -6/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  24. -3/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  25. -1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  26. -3/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.10.05} (¥4,309)
  27. -21/ [PS4] Lost Sphear <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥6,264)
  28. -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  29. -16/ [PS4] Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.05} (¥8,618)
  30. -16/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424)
  31. -3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  32. -3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  33. -2/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  34. 0/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372)
  35. -26/ [NSW] Lost Sphear <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥6,264)
  36. -6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698)
  37. -4/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  38. -1/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  39. BACK/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  40. -4/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  41. +1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  42. -17/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥7,344)
  43. -11/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  44. -1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  45. +4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  46. -8/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  47. BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  48. BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7,538)
  49. BACK/ [PS4] Tropico 5 Complete Edition <SLG> (Square Enix) {2017.10.05} (¥5,184)
  50. -11/ [PS4] Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.09.28} (¥6,458)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 31,278 (22,706), +38% (+1%) / 5,433,131
  2. Nintendo Switch — 31,092 (40,803), -24% (+7%) / 1,894,283
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 16,198 (20,745), -22% (-10%) / 23,472,812
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,535 (3,938), -10% (+11%) / 5,707,239
  5. PlayStation 3 — 50 (65), -23% (-10%) / 10,467,920
  6. Wii U — 40 (58), -31% (+29%) / 3,288,587

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 12 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 12 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 22 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 26

1st, PS4 — 22
2nd, Switch — 12
2nd, 3DS — 12
4th, PSVita — 4

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport #
NEW/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi
NEW/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2
NEW/ [PS4] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary
NEW/ [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade Love #
NEW/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary
NEW/ [NSW] NBA 2K18

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

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [PS4] Tropico 5 Complete Edition
BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
BACK/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege

1st, PS4 — 3
2nd, PSVita — 1

 

Out-charted titles (11)

-5/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin
-11/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package
-14/ [PS4] NBA 2K18
0/ [PS4] Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
-33/ [PSV] Tokyo Clanpool #
-16/ [3DS] Metroid: Samus Returns #
BACK/ [PS4] PlayStation VR Worlds
+4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
-15/ [PS4] Destiny 2
NEW/ [PS4] Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation HD #
NEW/ [PSV] Yoshiwara Higanbana Kuon no Chigiri

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 11 / 12
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 12 / 12
PlayStation 4: 18 / 22
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 4

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 12
3rd, Switch — 11
4th, PSVita — 2
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [11 / 43] * 100 = SPI 25.58 | last week: [11 / 44] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 44] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [12 / 43] * 100 = SPI 27.91 | last week: [15 / 44] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 43] * 100 = SPI 41.86 | last week: [16 / 44] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 44] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 43] * 100 = SPI 4.65 | last week: [2 / 44] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 41.86 | last week: SPI 36.36 
2nd, 3DS — SPI 27.91 | last week: SPI 34.09 
3rd, Switch — SPI 25.58 | last week: SPI 25.00 
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.65 | last week: SPI 4.55 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 
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: [(0 *0)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 11 | last week: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 7 | last week: [(1 *1) + (2 *2)]
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 11 | last week: ES 11
2nd, PS4 — ES 7 | last week: ES 5 
3rd, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 2 
4th, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) 0/ [NSW] Arms > (lowest) -26/ [NSW] Lost Sphear
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo > (lowest) -17/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Warriors #
PlayStation 4: (highest) +4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) > (lowest) -21/ [PS4] Lost Sphear
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition)
Lowest: -26/ [NSW] Lost Sphear

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-5 + -5 + -2 + -6 + -2 + 0 + -6 + -3 + -1 + -16 + -26) / 11] = MM -6.55
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-8 + 0 + +1 + -3 + -3 + -3 + -2 + -4 + -17 + -11 + -1 + -8) / 12] = MM -4.92
PlayStation 4: [(-8 + -6 + -4 + -3 + -9 + -3 + -21 + -16 + 0 + -6 + -1 + -4 + +1 + +4 + -11) / 15] = MM -5.80
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-2) / 1] = MM -2.00

1st, PSVita — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -17.00
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.92 | last week: MM -0.47
3rd, PS4 — MM -5.80 | last week: MM -6.00 
4th, Switch — MM -6.55 | last week: MM -2.09
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 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (3 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.75
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75

1st, PS4 — DS 2.75 | last week: DS 3.25 
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 1.25 
3rd, 3DSDS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
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: [-6.55 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI -0.05 | last week: [-2.09 – 0.00 + 0 + 6]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.92 – 1.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +0.58 | last week: [-0.47 – 0.00 + 0 + 6]
PlayStation 4: [-5.80 – 2.75 + 3 + 7] = MI +1.45 | last week: [-6.00 – 3.25 + 1 + 6]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-2.00 – 1.75 + 1 + 7] = MI +4.25 | last week: [-17.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 6]

1st, PSVita — MI +4.25 | last week: MI -12.25
2nd, PS4 — MI +1.45 | last week: MI -2.25
3rd, 3DS — MI +0.58 | last week: MI +5.53
4th, Switch — MI -0.05 | last week: MI +3.91
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 (October 16, 2017 – October 22, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (October 16, 2017 – October 22, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 9, 2017 – October 15, 2017.

 

 

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