Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 64,342 / NEW
  2. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 37,481 / 1,138,962
  3. NEW/ [3DS] Metroid: Samus Returns # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.09.15} (¥5,378) – 30,855 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Lost Legacy <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.14} (¥5,292) – 23,131 / NEW
  5. -4/ [PS4] Destiny 2 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.06} (¥8,532) – 20,018 / 70,281
  6. -2/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372) – 13,487 / 136,694
  7. NEW/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7,128) – 12,777 / NEW
  8. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,971 / 694,185
  9. -4/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 10,525 / 1,720,431
  10. -4/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 9,414 / 133,621
  11. NEW/ [PS4] F1 2017 <RCE> (Ubisoft) {2017.09.14} (¥8,618) – 7,190 / NEW
  12. -3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 6,658 / 161,807
  13. -5/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 5,877 / 1,343,479
  14. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,000 / 585,553
  15. +2/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 3,840 / 239,954
  16. -13/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 3,782 / 27,827
  17. -1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 3,589 / 221,700
  18. +1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 3,160 / 1,208,116
  19. -7/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.08.31} (¥6,998) – 3,057 / 38,653
  20. NEW/ [NSW] Champion Jockey Special <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.14} (¥8,424) – 2,626 / NEW
  21. 0/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  22. -11/ [PSV] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.09.07} (¥8,424)
  23. +4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  24. -4/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424)
  25. -10/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.31} (¥3,229)
  26. -2/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  27. -9/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥7,538)
  28. +2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. -3/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  30. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  31. -17/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Teco Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884)
  32. -4/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378)
  33. NEW/ [NSW] Winning Post 8 2017 <SLG> (Koei Teco Games) {2017.09.14} (¥8,424) / NEW
  34. +1/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  35. +1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  36. +5/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  37. +3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  38. -6/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥5,292)
  39. NEW/ [PS4] Raiden V Director’s Cut # <STG> (Moss) {2017.09.14} (¥7,344) / NEW
  40. -11/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  41. -4/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  42. -32/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.09.07} (¥8,424)
  43. -4/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy <ADV> (Level-5) {2017.07.20} (¥4,800)
  44. -1/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856)
  45. -23/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (¥6,264)
  46. -12/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥6,458)
  47. -5/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  48. +1/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  49. BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  50. -6/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 44,052 (45,439), -3% (-9%) / 1,667,527
  2. PlayStation 4 — 24,660 (29,482), -16% (+12%) / 5,303,415
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 21,565 (21,134), +2% (-20%) / 23,373,225
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,847 (3,913), -2% (-2%) / 5,688,784
  5. PlayStation 3 — 99 (115), -14% (+35%) / 10,467,582
  6. Wii U — 86 (90), -4% (-22%) / 3,288,320

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 26
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 24
Total home Nintendo titles: / 26
Total portable Nintendo titles: 17 / 26
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 21 / 24
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 24

1st, PS4 — 20
2nd, 3DS — 17
3rd, Switch — 9
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, PS3 — 1

 

Brand-new titles (8)

NEW/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
NEW/ [3DS] Metroid: Samus Returns #
NEW/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
NEW/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
NEW/ [PS4] F1 2017
NEW/ [NSW] Champion Jockey Special
NEW/ [NSW] Winning Post 8 2017
NEW/ [PS4] Raiden V Director’s Cut #

1st, PS4 — 4
2nd, Switch — 2
3rd, 3DS — 1
3rd, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (9)

-30/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize #
-36/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk
-31/ [NSW] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
-17/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition
-2/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age
-27/ [PSV] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
NEW/ [PS4] Iwaihime Matsuri
NEW/ [PSV] Moujuu-tachi to Ohime-sama in Blossom #
NEW/ [PSV] Iwaihime Matsuri

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

 

Previously released titles (42)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 9
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 16 / 17
PlayStation 4: 16 / 20
PlayStation 3: / 1
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 3

1st, 3DS — 16
1st, PS4 — 16
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 42] * 100 = SPI 16.67 | last week: [8 / 43] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 42] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [16 / 42] * 100 = SPI 38.10 | last week: [17 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 42] * 100 = SPI 38.10 | last week: [15 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 42] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 42] * 100 = SPI 7.14 | last week: [3 / 43] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 38.10 | last week: SPI 39.53 
1st, PS4 — SPI 38.10 | last week: SPI 34.88

3rd, Switch — SPI 16.67 | last week: SPI 18.60 
4th, PSVita — SPI 7.14 | last week: SPI 6.98 
5th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 
5th, PS3 — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (11)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (5 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 6
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: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 11 | last week: [(5 *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 11 | last week: ES 11
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) +4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch > (lowest) -13/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot > (lowest) -23/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo
PlayStation 4: (highest) +5/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -32/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +1/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -12/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari #

Highest: +5/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
Lowest: -32/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -1 + -4 + -1 + -13 + -1 + +4) / 7] = MM -2.29
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -3 + +2 + -7 + -2 + +2 + -3 + -5 + -4 + +1 + +3 + -11 + -4 + -23 + -5 + +1) / 16] = MM -3.88
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -2 + -5 + 0 + -4 + -10 + -9 + -17 + +1 + +5 + -6 + -4 + -32 + -1 + -6) / 15] = MM -6.27
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+1 + -11 + -12) / 3] = MM -7.33

1st, Switch — MM -2.29 | last week: MM -6.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -3.88 | last week: MM -2.65 
3rd, PS4 — MM -6.27 | last week: MM -4.67
4th, PSVita — MM -7.33 | last week: MM -13.33 
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) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.25
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.75) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.75

1st, PSVita — DS 2.75 | last week: DS 1.50
2nd, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, Switch — DS 1.25 | last week: DS 1.00 
4th, 3DSDS 0.75 | last week: DS 0.50 
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: [-2.29 – 1.25 + 0 + 8] = MI +4.46 | last week: [-6.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 7]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-3.88 – 0.75 + 0 + 8] = MI +3.37 | last week: [-2.65 – 0.50 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-6.27 – 2.00 + 1 + 8] = MI +0.73 | last week: [-4.67 – 2.00 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-7.33 – 2.75 + 0 + 8] = MI -2.08 | last week: [-13.33 – 1.50 + 0 + 7]

1st, Switch — MI +4.46 | last week: MI 0.00 
2nd, 3DS — MI +3.37 | last week: MI +3.85 
3rd, PS4 — MI +0.73 | last week: MI +0.33 
4th, PSVita — MI -2.08 | last week: MI -7.83 
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 (September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017.

 

 

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