Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 23, 2017 – October 29, 2017

NintendObserverSuper Mario Odyssey caused a 308% boost on Nintendo Switch sales that week.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 462,038 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344) – 70,177 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.10.26} (¥6,998) – 60,848 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.27} (¥9,072) – 49,419 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588) – 28,245 / NEW
  6. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 22,445 / 1,271,451
  7. -6/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452) – 17,670 / 167,956
  8. NEW/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2017.10.26} (¥5,940) – 14,885 / NEW
  9. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 13,936 / 772,533
  10. -7/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618) – 12,624 / 55,565
  11. -7/ [PS4] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥8,424) – 9,570 / 51,662
  12. -10/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥8,856) – 8,117 / 57,052
  13. -3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,307 / 622,690
  14. NEW/ [3DS] 12 Sai: Torokeru Puzzle Futari no Harmony <PZL> (Happinet) {2017.10.26} (¥5,918) – 6,195 / NEW
  15. -6/ [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War <RPG> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥8,424) – 5,869 / 34,095
  16. -5/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 4,588 / 106,947
  17. -11/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥6,458) – 4,210 / 22,994
  18. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 3,815 / 260,228
  19. NEW/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Platinum Collection) <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.10.26} (¥7,538) – 3,567 / NEW
  20. -8/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378) – 3,480 / 46,575
  21. NEW/ [PS4] Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Kome wa machigatteiru & Zoku Omatome Set <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.10.26} (¥8,424) / NEW
  22. -5/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  23. +2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  24. -11/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  25. NEW/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection) <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.10.26} (¥3,218) / NEW
  26. -4/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  27. -11/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  28. -14/ [PS4] V! Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida R <SLG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.14} (¥5,292)
  29. -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  30. -15/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  31. -8/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  32. -11/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458)
  33. -9/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  34. -3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  35. -5/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424)
  36. -3/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  37. -5/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  38. +3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  39. -19/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424)
  40. NEW/ [PSV] Steam Prison: Nanatsu no Bitoku <ADV> (dramatic create) {2017.10.26} (¥7,452) / NEW
  41. NEW/ [PSV] Amaekata Wa Kanojo Nari Ni # <ADV> (Entergram) {2017.10.26} (¥6,458) / NEW
  42. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  43. -7/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698)
  44. -4/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  45. -8/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  46. -20/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.10.05} (¥4,309)
  47. -9/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  48. -3/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  49. -22/ [PS4] Lost Sphear <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥6,264)
  50. -21/ [PS4] Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.05} (¥8,618)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 126,701 (31,092), +308% (-24%) / 2,020,984
  2. PlayStation 4 — 24,653 (31,278), -21% (+38%) / 5,457,784
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 17,283 (16,198), +7% (-22%) / 23,490,095
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,705 (3,535), +5% (-10%) / 5,710,944
  5. PlayStation 3 — 45 (50), -10% (-23%) / 10,467,965
  6. Wii U — 41 (40), +3% (-31%) / 3,288,628

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 11 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 13 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 22 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 26

1st, PS4 — 22
2nd, 3DS — 13
3rd, Switch — 11
4th, PSVita — 4

 

Brand-new titles (12)

NEW/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey #
NEW/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved
NEW/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux #
NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins
NEW/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! #
NEW/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! #
NEW/ [3DS] 12 Sai: Torokeru Puzzle Futari no Harmony
NEW/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Platinum Collection)
NEW/ [PS4] Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Kome wa machigatteiru & Zoku Omatome Set
NEW/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection)
NEW/ [PSV] Steam Prison: Nanatsu no Bitoku
NEW/ [PSV] Amaekata Wa Kanojo Nari Ni #

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

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-11/ [PS4] Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition
BACK/ [PS4] Tropico 5 Complete Edition
BACK/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
-8/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki
-1/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
-11/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon
-17/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Warriors #
-26/ [NSW] Lost Sphear
0/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf
NEW/ [NSW] NBA 2K18
NEW/ [PSV] Uta no Prince-Sama: Amazing Aria & Sweet Serenade Love #

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

 

Previously released titles (38)

Nintendo Switch: 10 / 11
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 8 / 13
PlayStation 4: 18 / 22
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 4

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, Switch — 10
3rd, 3DS — 8
4th, PSVita — 2
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [10 / 38] * 100 = SPI 26.32 | last week: [11 / 43] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 38] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [8 / 38] * 100 = SPI 21.05 | last week: [12 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 38] * 100 = SPI 47.37 | last week: [18 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 38] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 38] * 100 = SPI 5.26 | last week: [2 / 43] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 47.37 | last week: SPI 41.86 
2nd, Switch — SPI 26.32 | last week: SPI 25.58 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 21.05 | last week: SPI 27.91 
4th, PSVita — SPI 5.26 | last week: SPI 4.65 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (7)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 43 (3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, PS4 — 3
1st, 3DS — 3
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: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *2)] = ES 6 | 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 *1) + (1 *2)]

1st, 3DS — ES 8 | last week: ES 11
2nd, PS4 — ES 6 | last week: ES 7 
3rd, PSVita — ES 2 | last week: ES 3 
4th, WiiU — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 
4th, PS3 — ES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch > (lowest) -9/ [NSW] FIFA 18
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo > (lowest) -11/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -22/ [PS4] Lost Sphear
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -11/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary

Highest: +3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
Lowest: -22/ [PS4] Lost Sphear

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + -1 + -3 + -5 + -5 + +2 + -4 + -8 + -9 + -5) / 10] = MM -3.70
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + -8 + -11 + -11 + -3 + -3 + -5 + -8) / 8] = MM -6.13
PlayStation 4: [(-6 + -7 + -7 + -10 + -6 + -11 + -14 + -15 + +3 + -19 + -3 + -7 + -4 + -20 + -9 + -3 + -22 + -21) / 18] = MM -10.06
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(-11 + -1) / 2] = MM -6.00

1st, Switch — MM -3.70 | last week: MM -6.55
2nd, PSVita — MM -6.00 | last week: MM -2.00 
3rd, 3DS — MM -6.13 | last week: MM -4.92
4th, PS4 — MM -10.06 | last week: MM -5.80
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 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.75
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.25

1st, 3DSDS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.50
2nd, Switch — DS 1.75 | last week: DS 0.50 
3rd, PS4 — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 2.75 
4th, PSVita — DS 1.25 | last week: DS 1.75 
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: [-3.70 – 1.75 + 0 + 12] = MI +6.55 | last week: [-6.55 – 0.50 + 0 + 7]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-6.13 – 2.00 + 0 + 12] = MI +3.87 | last week: [-4.92 – 1.50 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-10.06 – 1.50 + 0 + 12] = MI +0.44 | last week: [–5.80 – 2.75 + 3 + 7]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-6.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 12] = MI +4.75 | last week: [-2.00 – 1.75 + 1 + 7]

1st, Switch — MI +6.55 | last week: MI -0.05
2nd, PSVita — MI +4.75 | last week: MI +4.25 
3rd, 3DS — MI +3.87 | last week: MI +0.58
4th, PS4 — MI +0.44 | last week: MI +1.45 
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 23, 2017 – October 29, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (October 23, 2017 – October 29, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 16, 2017 – October 22, 2017.

 

 

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