Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 18, 2017 – September 24, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 53,395 / NEW
  2. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 21,897 / 1,160,859
  3. -2/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 16,854 / 81,196
  4. NEW/ [PS4] NBA 2K18 <SPT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2017.09.19} (¥7,560) – 14,487 / NEW
  5. +3/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,457 / 705,642
  6. -1/ [PS4] Destiny 2 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.06} (¥8,532) – 11,036 / 81,317
  7. NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.09.21} (¥5,184) – 9,482 / NEW
  8. NEW/ [PS4] Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.09.21} (¥7,549) – 8,273 / NEW
  9. -3/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372) – 7,738 / 144,432
  10. -1/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 7,482 / 1,727,913
  11. NEW/ [PS4] Project Cars 2 <RCE> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.21} (¥7,776) – 7,359 / NEW
  12. -2/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 6,911 / 140,533
  13. -10/ [3DS] Metroid: Samus Returns # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.09.15} (¥5,378) – 6,206 / 37,061
  14. -2/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 5,952 / 167,759
  15. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,502 / 591,055
  16. NEW/ [PSV] Nil Admirari no Tenbin Teito Kuroyuri Enyoutan # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.09.21} (¥6,804) – 5,450 / NEW
  17. -13/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Lost Legacy <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.14} (¥5,292) – 4,666 / 27,797
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149) – 4,596 / NEW
  19. -6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 4,104 / 1,347,582
  20. -13/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7,128) – 4,068 / 16,845
  21. -5/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  22. -7/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  23. -6/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] Patapon <SLG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.21} (¥1,944) / NEW
  25. -7/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  26. -3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  27. -6/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  28. 0/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  29. NEW/ [PSV] Teikoku Kaleido Kakumei no Rondo <ADV> (dramatic create) {2017.09.21} (¥7,452) / NEW
  30. -4/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  31. -2/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  32. -21/ [PS4] F1 2017 <RCE> (Ubisoft) {2017.09.14} (¥8,618)
  33. -14/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.08.31} (¥6,998)
  34. +2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  35. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  36. -4/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378)
  37. -3/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  38. +2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  39. -4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  40. -3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  41. -17/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424)
  42. -17/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.31} (¥3,229)
  43. +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  44. -17/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥7,538)
  45. -4/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  46. BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  47. NEW/ [PS3] NBA 2K18 <SPT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2017.09.19} (¥6,264) / NEW
  48. -17/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884)
  49. 0/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 <SPT> (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥8,618)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 43,426 (44,052), -1% (-3%) / 1,710,953
  2. PlayStation 4 — 23,814 (24,660), -3% (-16%) / 5,327,229
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 19,272 (21,565), -11% (+2%) / 23,392,497
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,707 (3,847), -4% (-2%) / 5,692,491
  5. PlayStation 3 — 87 (99), -12% (-14%) / 10,467,669
  6. Wii U — 56 (86), -35% (-4%) / 3,288,376

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 15 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 23 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 26

1st, PS4 — 21
2nd, 3DS — 15
3rd, Switch — 9
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, PS3 — 2

 

Brand-new titles (10)

NEW/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
NEW/ [PS4] NBA 2K18
NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package
NEW/ [PS4] Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
NEW/ [PS4] Project Cars 2
NEW/ [PSV] Nil Admirari no Tenbin Teito Kuroyuri Enyoutan #
NEW/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version)
NEW/ [PS4] Patapon
NEW/ [PSV] Teikoku Kaleido Kakumei no Rondo
NEW/ [PS3] NBA 2K18

1st, PS4 — 5
2nd, Switch — 2
2nd, PSViita — 2
4th, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

1st, 3DS — 1
1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-6/ [PS4] NieR: Automata
+1/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax
-12/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari #
-23/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo
-1/ [PS4] Gundam Versus #
-4/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy
-32/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #
NEW/ [PS4] Raiden V Director’s Cut #
-6/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
NEW/ [NSW] Winning Post 8 2017
-11/ [PSV] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #
NEW/ [NSW] Champion Jockey Special

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

 

Previously released titles (40)

Nintendo Switch: 7 / 9
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 15 / 15
PlayStation 4: 16 / 21
PlayStation 3: / 2
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, PS4 — 16
2nd, 3DS — 15
3rd, Switch — 7
4th, PS3 — 1
4th, PSVita — 1
6th, WiiU — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [7 / 40] * 100 = SPI 17.50 | last week: [7 / 42] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 40] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 42] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [15 / 40] * 100 = SPI 37.50 | last week: [16 / 42] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 40] * 100 = SPI 40.00 | last week: [16 / 42] * 100
PlayStation 3: [1 / 40] * 100 = SPI 2.50 | last week: [0 / 42] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 40] * 100 = SPI 2.50 | last week: [3 / 42] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 40.00 | last week: SPI 38.10
2nd, 3DS — SPI 37.50 | last week: SPI 38.10 
3rd, Switch — SPI 17.50 | last week: SPI 16.67 
4th, PS3 — SPI 2.50 | last week: SPI 0.00
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.50 | last week: SPI 7.14 
6th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 

 

Past-years released titles (13)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 7 (5 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 45 (2 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 7
2nd, PS4 — 5
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 *3) + (1 *6)] = ES 14 | last week: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (3 *2)] = ES 8 | 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 14 | last week: ES 11
2nd, PS4 — ES 8 | 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) -6/ [NSW] Arms
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X > (lowest) -14/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 #
PlayStation 4: (highest) 0/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016 > (lowest) -21/ [PS4] F1 2017
PlayStation 3: (highest) -13/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 = (lowest) -13/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -7/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -7/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
Lowest: -21/ [PS4] F1 2017

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + +3 + -2 + -1 + -5 + -6 + -3) / 7] = MM -2.00
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + -10 + -2 + -7 + 0 + -4 + -2 + -14 + -5 + -4 + -3 + +2 + -3 + +4) / 14] = MM -3.50
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -1 + -3 + -13 + -6 + -6 + -21 + +2 + -4 + -17 + -17 + -17 + -4 + -17 + 0) / 15] = MM -8.40
PlayStation 3: [(-13) / 1] = MM -13.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-7) / 1] = MM -7.00

1st, Switch — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -2.29 
2nd, 3DS — MM -3.50 | last week: MM -3.88
3rd, PSVita — MM -7.00 | last week: MM -7.33 
4th, PS4 — MM -8.40 | last week: MM -6.27 
5th, PS3 — MM -13.00 | last week: MM N/A
6th, WiiU — 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: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) +  (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.25
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.25

1st, PS4 — DS 3.25 | last week: DS 2.00
2nd, Switch — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.25 
3rd, 3DSDS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.75 
4th, PSVita — DS 1.25 | last week: DS 2.75 
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: [-2.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 10] = MI +6.00 | last week: [-2.29 – 1.25 + 0 + 8]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-3.50 – 1.50 + 1 + 10] = MI +6.00 | last week: [-3.88 – 0.75 + 0 + 8]
PlayStation 4: [-8.40 – 3.25 + 1 + 10] = MI -0.65 | last week: [-6.27 – 2.00 + 1 + 8]
PlayStation 3: [-13.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 10] = MI -3.00 | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-7.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 10] = MI +1.75 | last week: [-7.33 – 2.75 + 0 + 8]

1st, Switch — MI +6.00 | last week: MI +4.46
1st, 3DS — MI +6.00 | last week: MI +3.37 
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.75 | last week: MI -2.08 
4th, PS4 — MI -0.65 | last week: MI +0.73 
5th, PS3 — MI -3.00 | last week: MI N/A
5th, WiiU — 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 18, 2017 – September 24, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (September 18, 2017 – September 24, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 11, 2017 – September 17, 2017.

 

 

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