Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 30, 2017 – November 5, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 168,324 / NEW
  2. -1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 116,931 / 578,969
  3. NEW/ [PS4] .hack//G.U. Last Recode # <RPG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.11.01} (¥8,208) – 61,816 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378) – 32,176 / NEW
  5. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 23,557 / 1,295,008
  6. -4/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344) – 23,370 / 93,547
  7. -3/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Origins <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2017.10.27} (¥9,072) – 22,272 / 71,692
  8. +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 15,913 / 788,445
  9. -6/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.10.26} (¥6,998) – 9,798 / 70,647
  10. -3/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452) – 9,045 / 177,001
  11. -6/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588) – 7,679 / 35,924
  12. +1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,662 / 629,352
  13. -3/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618) – 5,809 / 61,374
  14. +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 4,882 / 111,829
  15. -4/ [PS4] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥8,424) – 4,858 / 56,520
  16. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 4,008 / 264,236
  17. -5/ [PS4] Kyoei Toshi <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥8,856) – 3,511 / 60,563
  18. -3/ [PS4] Middle-earth: Shadow of War <RPG> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2017.10.12} (¥8,424) – 3,367 / 37,462
  19. +1/ [3DS] Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga + Bowser’s Minions <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.10.05} (¥5,378) – 3,171 / 49,746
  20. -12/ [3DS] Idol Time PriPara Yume All Star Live! # <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2017.10.26} (¥5,940) – 3,080 / 17,965
  21. +2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  22. 0/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  23. +6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  24. +3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  25. +1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  26. +5/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  27. -3/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  28. +6/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. -12/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary <TBL> (Square Enix) {2017.10.19} (¥6,458)
  30. 0/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  31. -3/ [PS4] V! Yuusha no Kuse ni Namaikida R <SLG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.14} (¥5,292)
  32. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458)
  33. +12/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  34. -1/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  35. +2/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  36. +2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  37. BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  38. +11/ [PS4] Lost Sphear <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.10.12} (¥6,264)
  39. +3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  40. -4/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  41. +7/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  42. -3/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424)
  43. -8/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424)
  44. BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  45. -1/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  46. BACK/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  47. BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  48. -1/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  49. -6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698)
  50. -25/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection) <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.10.26} (¥3,218)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 64,387 (126,701), -49% (+308%) / 2,085,371
  2. PlayStation 4 — 28,823 (24,653), +17% (-21%) / 5,486,607
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 20,856 (17,283), +21% (+7%) / 23,510,951
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,576 (3,705), -3% (+5%) / 5,714,520
  5. PlayStation 3 — 56 (45), +24% (-10%) / 10,468,021
  6. Wii U — 38 (41), +7% (+3%) / 3,288,666

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 26
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 24
Total home Nintendo titles: 11 / 26
Total portable Nintendo titles: 15 / 26
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 22 / 24
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 24

1st, PS4 — 22
2nd, 3DS — 15
3rd, Switch — 11
4th, PSVita — 2

 

Brand-new titles (3)

NEW/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II #
NEW/ [PS4] .hack//G.U. Last Recode #
NEW/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
BACK/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot

1st, 3DS — 3
2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7)

-21/ [PS4] Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3
-20/ [PS4] Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
NEW/ [PSV] Amaekata Wa Kanojo Nari Ni #
NEW/ [PSV] Steam Prison: Nanatsu no Bitoku
NEW/ [PS4] Yahari Game demo Ore no Seishun Love Kome wa machigatteiru & Zoku Omatome Set
NEW/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Platinum Collection)
NEW/ [3DS] 12 Sai: Torokeru Puzzle Futari no Harmony

1st, PS4 — 3
2nd, 3DS — 2
2nd, PSVita — 2

 

Previously released titles (47)

Nintendo Switch: 11 / 11
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 14 / 15
PlayStation 4: 20 / 22
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 2

1st, PS4 — 20
2nd, 3DS — 14
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 / 47] * 100 = SPI 23.40 | last week: [10 / 38] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 47] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 38] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [14 / 47] * 100 = SPI 29.79 | last week: [8 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 4: [20 / 47] * 100 = SPI 42.55 | last week: [18 / 38] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 47] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 38] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 47] * 100 = SPI 4.26 | last week: [2 / 38] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 42.55 | last week: SPI 47.37 
2nd, 3DS — SPI 29.79 | last week: SPI 21.05 
3rd, Switch — SPI 23.40 | last week: SPI 26.32
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.26 | last week: SPI 5.26 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (10)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 5 (4 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 5
2nd, PS4 — 4
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: [(4 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 10 | last week: [(2 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 7 | last week: [(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 10 | last week: ES 8
2nd, PS4 — ES 7 | last week: ES 6 
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) +5/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch > (lowest) -8/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors #
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +12/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS > (lowest) -25/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection)
PlayStation 4: (highest) +11/ [PS4] Lost Sphear > (lowest) -6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -12/ [PSV] Itadaki Street Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary

Highest: +12/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
Lowest: -25/ [3DS] Rune Factory 4 (Best Collection)

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + +1 + +1 + +1 + +2 + +2 + 0 + +1 + +5 + -1 + -8) / 11] = MM +0.27
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-6 + +2 + +1 + -12 + +3 + +6 + 0 + +12 + +2 + -4 + -25) / 11] = MM -1.90
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -3 + -3 + -6 + -3 + -4 + -5 + -3 + -3 + 0 + -3 + +2 + +11 + +3 + +7 + -3 + -1 + -1 + -6) / 19] = MM -1.32
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+6 + -12) / 2] = MM -3.00

1st, Switch — MM +0.27 | last week: MM -3.70 
2nd, PS4 — MM -1.32 | last week: MM -10.06
3rd, 3DS — MM -1.90 | last week: MM -6.13
4th, PSVita — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -6.00 
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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, 3DSDS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.00
1st, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.50
1st, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.25
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.75 
4th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 
4th, PS3 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [+0.27 – 0.00 + 0 + 3] = MI +3.27 | last week: [-3.70 – 1.75 + 0 + 12]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.90 – 2.00 + 0 + 3] = MI -0.90 | last week: [-6.13 – 2.00 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation 4: [-1.32 – 2.00 + 0 + 3] = MI -0.32 | last week: [-10.06 – 1.50 + 0 + 12]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-3.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 3] = MI -2.00 | last week: [-6.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 12]

1st, Switch — MI +3.27 | last week: MI +6.55 
2nd, PS4 — MI -0.32 | last week: MI +0.44 
3rd, 3DS — MI -0.90 | last week: MI +3.87 
4th, PSVita — MI -2.00 | last week: MI +4.75 
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 (October 30, 2017 – November 5, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (October 30, 2017 – November 5, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 23, 2017 – October 29, 2017.

 

 

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