Observations on Media Create for the Week of September 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Destiny 2 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.09.06} (¥8,532) – 50,263 / NEW
  2. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 44,981 / 1,101,481
  3. NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 24,045 / NEW
  4. -3/ [PS4] New Minna no Golf <SPT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.31} (¥6,372) – 22,488 / 123,207
  5. 0/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458) – 15,993 / 1,709,906
  6. -4/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 12,811 / 124,207
  7. +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,526 / 683,214
  8. -1/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698) – 9,147 / 1,337,602
  9. 0/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184) – 7,079 / 155,149
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! # <ADV> 5pb.) {2017.09.07} (¥8,424) – 7,044 / NEW
  11. NEW/ [PSV] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! # <ADV> (5pb.) {2017.09.07} (¥8,424) – 7,000 / NEW
  12. -9/ [3DS] Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2017.08.31} (¥6,998) – 5,709 / 35,596
  13. +2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 4,485 / 580,552
  14. -8/ [PS4] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884) – 4,155 / 22,362
  15. -5/ [PS4] Resident Evil Revelations Unveiled Edition <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.31} (¥3,229) – 3,837 / 13,097
  16. -3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 3,711 / 218,111
  17. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 3,704 / 236,114
  18. -4/ [PS4] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥7,538) – 3,003 / 16,011
  19. +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 2,938 / 1,204,956
  20. +2/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season <ADV> (Square Enix) {2017.08.10} (¥8,424) – 2,900 / 32,702
  21. -3/ [PS4] Dragon Quest X All In One Package <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.08.17} (¥5,184)
  22. +1/ [3DS] Dai Gyakuten Saiban 2: Naruhodou Ryuunosuke no Kakugo <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.08.03} (¥6,264)
  23. NEW/ [PSV] Iwaihime Matsuri <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.09.07} (¥6,458) / NEW
  24. +4/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.03.18} (¥6,264)
  25. +2/ [3DS] Pokémon Sun & Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2016.11.18} (¥5,378)
  26. -2/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  27. +4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  28. -3/ [3DS] Hey! Pikmin <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.13} (¥5,378)
  29. +9/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki <RPG> (Level-5) {2016.12.15} (¥5,184)
  30. +2/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  31. NEW/ [PSV] Moujuu-tachi to Ohime-sama in Blossom # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2017.09.07} (¥6,804) / NEW
  32. -2/ [PS4] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.08.03} (¥5,292)
  33. NEW/ [PS4] Iwaihime Matsuri <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.09.07} (¥7,538) / NEW
  34. -15/ [PSV] Shin Yomawari # <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2017.08.24} (¥6,458)
  35. +1/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  36. -1/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  37. +2/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  38. -27/ [PSV] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥6,804)
  39. -6/ [3DS] Layton Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaire’s Conspiracy <ADV> (Level-5) {2017.07.20} (¥4,800)
  40. -3/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  41. 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  42. -2/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.27} (¥6,156)
  43. -9/ [PS4] Gundam Versus # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.07.06} (¥8,856)
  44. -2/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)
  45. -2/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.13} (¥7,344)
  46. -17/ [NSW] One Piece: Unlimited World R Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.08.24} (¥5,184)
  47. -31/ [NSW] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon # <RPG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2017.08.31} (¥7,884)
  48. -36/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk <ADV> (Arc System Works) {2017.08.31} (¥5,800)
  49. -3/ [3DS] Pro Yakyuu Famista Climax <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.04.20} (¥6,156)
  50. -30/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2017.08.24} (¥7,344)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 45,439 (50,074), -9% (-28%) / 1,623,475
  2. PlayStation 4 — 29,482 (26,384), +12% (+7%) / 5,278,755
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 21,134 (26,268), -20% (-3%) / 23,351,660
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,913 (3,975), -2% (-3%) / 5,684,937
  5. PlayStation 3 — 115 (85), +35% (+2%) / 10,467,483
  6. Wii U — 90 (116), -22% (-1%) / 3,288,234

 

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: 18 / 24
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 24

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, 3DS — 17
3rd, Switch — 9
4th, PSVita — 6

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] Destiny 2
NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch
NEW/ [PS4] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #
NEW/ [PSV] Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Kono Yokubukai Game ni Shinpan Wo! #
NEW/ [PSV] Iwaihime Matsuri
NEW/ [PSV] Moujuu-tachi to Ohime-sama in Blossom #
NEW/ [PS4] Iwaihime Matsuri

1st, PS4 — 3
1st, PSVita — 3
3rd, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (7)

-1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops III Game of the Year Edition
-8/ [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars
-30/ [PS4] The Lost Child
NEW/ [PSV] Crank In #
+1/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
-7/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2016
NEW/ [NSW] Azure Striker Gunvolt Striker Pack

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 8 / 9
Wii U:
0 / 0
Nintendo 3DS: 17 / 17
PlayStation 4: 15 / 18
PlayStation 3: / 0
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 6

1st, 3DS — 17
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, Switch — 8
4th, PSVita — 3
5th, WiiU — 0
5th, PS3 — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [8 / 43] * 100 = SPI 18.60 | last week: [7 / 41] * 100
Wii U:
[0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 41] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [17 / 43] * 100 = SPI 39.53 | last week: [16 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 43] * 100 = SPI 34.88 | last week: [15 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 3: [0 / 43] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 41] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 43] * 100 = SPI 6.98 | last week: [3 / 41] * 100

1st, 3DS — SPI 39.53 | last week: SPI 39.02 
2nd, PS4 — SPI 34.88 | last week: SPI 36.59

3rd, Switch — SPI 18.60 | last week: SPI 17.07 
4th, PSVita — SPI 6.98 | last week: SPI 7.32 
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: 6 (5 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 43 (3 2015)
PlayStation 3: 0
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, 3DS — 6
2nd, PS4 — 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: [(5 *1) + (1 *6)] = ES 11 | 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 11 | 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) +4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch > (lowest) -31/ [NSW] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #
Wii U:
 (highest) none = (lowest) none
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +9/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki > (lowest) -36/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk
PlayStation 4: (highest) +2/ [PS4] Hitman: The Complete First Season > (lowest) -30/ [PS4] Shin Jigen Game Neptune VIIR: Victory II Realize #
PlayStation 3: (highest) none = (lowest) none
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -27/ [PSV] Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon #

Highest: +9/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki
Lowest: -36/ [3DS] Tantei Jinguuji Saburo: Ghost of the Dusk

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -4 + +1 + +2 + -3 + +4 + -17 + -31) / 8] = MM -6.00
Wii U
: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + 0 + -9 + 0 + +1 + +4 + +2 + -2 + -3 + +9 + +2 + +1 + -6 + -3 + -2 + -36 + -3) / 17] = MM -2.65
PlayStation 4: [(-3 + -1 + -8 + -5 + -4 + +2 + -3 + -2 + -1 + +2 + 0 + -9 + -2 + -2 + -30) / 15] = MM -4.67
PlayStation 3: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [(+2 + -15 + -27) / 3] = MM -13.33

1st, 3DS — MM -2.65 | last week: MM -3.38 
2nd, PS4 — MM -4.67 | last week: MM -6.47 
3rd, Switch — MM -6.00 | last week: MM -4.57 
4th, PSVita — MM -13.33 | last week: MM -3.33
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 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
Wii U
: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation 3: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 1.50

1st, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.50
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.00 
5rd, WiiU — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00
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: [-6.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 7] = MI 0.00 | last week: [-4.57 – 0.00 + 0 + 9]
Wii U: N/A | last week: N/A
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.65 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +3.85 | last week: [-3.38 – 1.00 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 4: [-4.67 – 2.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +0.33 | last week: [-6.47 – 2.50 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 3: N/A | last week: N/A
PlayStation Vita: [-13.33 – 1.50 + 0 + 7] = MI -7.83 | last week: [-3.33 – 2.00 + 0 + 9]

1st, 3DS — MI +3.85 | last week: MI +4.62
2nd, PS4 — MI +0.33 | last week: MI +0.03
3rd, Switch — MI 0.00 | last week: MI +4.43 
4th, PSVita — MI -7.83 | last week: MI +3.67 
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 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (September 4, 2017 – September 10, 2017).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of August 28, 2017 – September 3, 2017.

 

 

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