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Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 25, 2017 – October 1, 2017

NintendObserverA 69% boost on Switch hardware sales, probably with the influence of FIFA 18 and Fire Emblem Warriors.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424) – 87,261 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424) – 55,919 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥8,424) – 41,491 / NEW
  4. -2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 29,704 / 1,190,563
  5. -4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 23,543 / 76,938
  6. NEW/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Warriors # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.09.28} (¥7,344) – 18,357 / NEW
  7. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 15,098 / 720,741
  8. NEW/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264) – 12,616 / NEW
  9. NEW/ [PS4] Genkai Tokki: Castle Panzers # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2017.09.28} (¥7,776) – 10,389 / NEW
  10. -7/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 10,250 / 91,446
  11. +4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 7,615 / 598,670
  12. -6/ [PS4] Destiny 2 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.06} (¥8,532) – 7,371 / 88,688
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.09.28} (¥6,458) – 6,507 / NEW
  14. -2/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 6,350 / 146,883
  15. NEW/ [PS4] Refrain no Chika Meikyuu to Majo no Ryodan # <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.09.28} (¥7,538) – 5,681 / NEW
  16. -6/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 5,639 / 1,733,552
  17. -3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 5,073 / 172,833
  18. NEW/ [PSV] Shinobi Koi Utsutsu Kanmitsu Hanakoi Emaki # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.09.28} (¥6,804) – 4,629 / NEW
  19. +2/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 4,419 / 36,085
  20. -11/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372) – 4,213 / 148,645
  21. NEW/ [PSV] Nora Princess and Stray Cat <ADV> (Harukaze) {2017.09.28} (¥7,538) / NEW
  22. +1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  23. -10/ [3DS] Metroid: Samus Returns # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.09.15} (¥5,378)
  24. -16/ [PS4] Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite <FTG> (Capcom) {2017.09.21} (¥7,549)
  25. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  26. 0/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  27. -8/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698)
  28. -24/ [PS4] NBA 2K18 <SPT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2017.09.19} (¥7,560)
  29. NEW/ [PS4] Knack 2 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.28} (¥5,292) / NEW
  30. -12/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  31. -24/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.09.21} (¥5,184)
  32. NEW/ [PS3] FIFA 18 Legacy Edition <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥8,424) / NEW
  33. -16/ [PS4] Uncharted: The Lost Legacy <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.14} (¥5,292)
  34. -9/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  35. -8/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  36. -8/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  37. -17/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥7,128)
  38. -8/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  39. -8/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  40. -5/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  41. -30/ [PS4] Project Cars 2 <RCE> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.21} (¥7,776)
  42. NEW/ [PSV] Heiligenstadt no Uta # <ADV> (eXtend) {2017.09.28} (¥6,264) / NEW
  43. -19/ [PS4] Patapon <SLG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.21} (¥1,944)
  44. -7/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  45. -7/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  46. -12/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  47. -29/ [PSV] Nil Admirari no Tenbin Teito Kuroyuri Enyoutan # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.09.21} (¥6,804)
  48. -8/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  49. -13/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378)
  50. NEW/ [XBO] Forza Motorsport 7 # <RCE> (Microsoft) {2017.09.29} (¥7,452) / NEW

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 73,231 (43,426), +69% (-1%) / 1,784,184
  2. PlayStation 4 — 29,369 (23,814), +23% (-3%) / 5,356,598
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 20,321 (19,272), +5% (-11%) / 23,412,818
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,732 (3,707), -1% (-4%) / 5,696,223
  5. Wii U — 68 (56), +21% (-35%) / 3,288,444
  6. PlayStation 3 — 64 (87), -26% (-12%) / 10,467,733

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 25
Total home Nintendo titles: 11 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 13 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 20 / 25
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 5 / 25

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 13
3rd, Switch — 11
4th, PSVita — 5
5th, PS3 — 2

 

Brand-new titles (14)

NEW/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki III #
NEW/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
NEW/ [NSW] Fire Emblem Warriors #
NEW/ [3DS] Fire Emblem Warriors #
NEW/ [NSW] FIFA 18
NEW/ [PS4] Genkai Tokki: Castle Panzers #
NEW/ [PS4] Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Refrain no Chika Meikyuu to Majo no Ryodan #
NEW/ [PSV] Shinobi Koi Utsutsu Kanmitsu Hanakoi Emaki #
NEW/ [PSV] Nora Princess and Stray Cat
NEW/ [PS4] Knack 2
NEW/ [PS3] FIFA 18 Legacy Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Heiligenstadt no Uta #
NEW/ [XBO] Forza Motorsport 7 #

1st, PS4 — 6
2nd, PSVita — 3
3rd, Switch — 2
4th, 3DS — 1
4th, PS3 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (14)

BACK/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
0/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
-17/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
NEW/ [PS3] NBA 2K18
BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
-4/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
-17/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari #
+4/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
-17/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition
-17/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season
-4/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition)
-14/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 #
-21/ [PS4] F1 2017
NEW/ [PSV] Teikoku Kaleido Kakumei no Rondo

1st, PS4 — 9
2nd, 3DS — 3
3rd, PS3 — 1
3rd, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (36)

Nintendo Switch: 9 / 11
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 12 / 13
PlayStation 4: 12 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 2
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 5

1st, 3DS — 12
1st, PS4 — 12
3rd, Switch — 9
4th, PSVita — 2
4th, PS3 — 1
6th, WiiU — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [9 / 36] * 100 = SPI 25.00 | last week: [7 / 40] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 36] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 40] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [12 / 36] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [15 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 4: [12 / 36] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [16 / 40] * 100
PlayStation 3: [1 / 36] * 100 = SPI 2.78 | last week: [1 / 40] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 36] * 100 = SPI 5.56 | last week: [1 / 40] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 37.50
1st, PS4 — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 40.00
3rd, Switch — SPI 25.00 | last week: SPI 17.50 
4th, PSVita — SPI 5.56 | last week: SPI 2.50 
5th, PS3 — SPI 2.78 | last week: SPI 2.50 
6th, WiiU — SPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 

 

Past-years released titles (8)

Wii U: 0
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (5 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 41 (1 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 6
2nd, PS4 — 1
2nd, 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 *3) + (1 *6)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *2)] = ES 2 | last week: [(2 *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 11 | last week: ES 14
2nd, PS4 — ES 2 | last week: ES 8 
2nd, 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] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # > (lowest) -24/ [NSW] Dragon Quest X All In One Package
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) -3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers > (lowest) -13/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin
PlayStation 4: (highest) -6/ [PS4] Destiny 2 > (lowest) -30/ [PS4] Project Cars 2
PlayStation 3: (highest) -17/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 = (lowest) -17/ [PS3] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -9/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -29/ [PSV] Nil Admirari no Tenbin Teito Kuroyuri Enyoutan #

Highest: +4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild #
Lowest: -30/ [PS4] Project Cars 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -4 + -2 + +4 + -2 + +2 + +1 + 0 + -24) / 9] = MM -3.00
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(-6 + -3 + -10 + -3 + -8 + -8 + -8 + -5 + -7 + -7 + -8 + -13) / 12] = MM -7.17
PlayStation 4: [(-7 + -6 + -11 + -16 + -8 + -24 + -12 + -16 + -8 + -30 + -19 + -12) / 12] = MM -14.08
PlayStation 3: [(-17) / 1] = MM -17.00
PlayStation Vita: [(-9 + -29) / 2] = MM -19.00

1st, Switch — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -2.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -7.17 | last week: MM -3.50
3rd, PS4 — MM -14.08 | last week: MM -8.40 
4th, PS3 — MM -17.00 | last week: MM -13.00 
5th, PSVita — MM -19.00 | last week: MM -7.00 
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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (7 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 4.50
PlayStation 3: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, PS4 — DS 4.50 | last week: DS 3.25
2nd, 3DSDS 1.25 | last week: DS 1.50
3rd, PS3 — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.25
5th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 2.00 
5th, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 14] = MI +11.00 | last week: [-2.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 10]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-7.17 – 1.25 + 0 + 14] = MI +5.58 | last week: [-3.50 – 1.50 + 1 + 10]
PlayStation 4: [-14.08 – 4.50 + 0 + 14] = MI -4.58 | last week: [-8.40 – 3.25 + 1 + 10]
PlayStation 3: [-17.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 14] = MI -4.00 | last week: [-13.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 10]
PlayStation Vita: [-19.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 14] = MI -6.00 | last week: [-7.00 – 1.25 + 0 + 10]

1st, Switch — MI +11.00 | last week: MI +6.00
2nd, 3DS — MI +5.58 | last week: MI +6.00 
3rd, PS3 — MI -4.00 | last week: MI -3.00 
4th, PS4 — MI -4.58 | last week: MI -0.65 
5th, PSVita — MI -6.00 | last week: MI +1.75
6th, 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 25, 2017 – October 1, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (September 25, 2017 – October 1, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 18, 2017 – September 24, 2017.

 

 

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