Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 15, 2018 – January 21, 2018

NintendObserverThese 16 Nintendo Switch titles are not going anywhere.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458) – 66,692 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Gintama Rumble # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.01.18} (¥8,208) – 38,443 / NEW
  3. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 28,691 / 1,946,033
  4. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 26,365 / 1,264,800
  5. NEW/ [PSV] Gintama Rumble # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.01.18} (¥7,344) – 23,417 / NEW
  6. -5/ [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.01.11} (¥8,424) – 20,433 / 126,100
  7. -4/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 18,972 / 1,555,312
  8. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 16,790 / 1,515,299
  9. -3/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 11,454 / 135,773
  10. -3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 9,502 / 824,728
  11. -2/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184) – 9,262 / 483,098
  12. NEW/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.01.18} (¥5,389) – 7,908 / NEW
  13. -5/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424) – 6,472 / 218,602
  14. -3/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 5,890 / 375,084
  15. -5/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 4,951 / 351,631
  16. -4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,401 / 382,320
  17. +26/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 4,311 / 209,965
  18. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 3,405 / 365,914
  19. NEW/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles Remaster # <SLG> (Sega Games) {2018.01.18} (¥2,149) – 3,346 / NEW
  20. -6/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618) – 3,081 / 175,757
  21. -1/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  22. -7/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  23. -7/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] Shiin # <ADV> (Experience) {2018.01.18} (¥6,264) / NEW
  25. -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  26. -9/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  27. +20/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.21} (¥6,264)
  28. -7/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  29. -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  30. -5/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Gold Edition Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.14} (¥5,389)
  31. -9/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  32. -5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  33. -8/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  34. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757)
  35. -9/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588)
  36. 0/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  37. -19/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.12.07} (¥8,197)
  38. +7/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  39. 0/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  40. +8/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  41. +1/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  42. -5/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  43. +3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  44. -14/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378)
  45. BACK/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥4,309)
  46. -2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  47. -13/ [PS4] Okami HD # <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.21} (¥3,229)
  48. -19/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.12.14} (¥4,298)
  49. NEW/ [PSV] Ephemeral: Fantasy on Dark <ADV> (dramatic create) {2018.01.18} (¥5,292) / NEW
  50. 0/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 52,507 (43,808), +20% (-52%) / 6,052,821
  2. Nintendo Switch — 43,027 (37,500), +15% (-74%) / 3,539,152
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 12,115 (16,855), -28% (+63%) / 26,938,168
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,256 (4,388), -3% (-63%) / 5,793,027

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 16 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 13 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 21

1st, PS4 — 18
2nd, Switch — 16
3rd, 3DS — 13
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
NEW/ [PS4] Gintama Rumble #
NEW/ [PSV] Gintama Rumble #
NEW/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles Remaster #
NEW/ [PS4] Shiin #
NEW/ [PSV] Ephemeral: Fantasy on Dark

1st, PS4 — 4
2nd, PSVita — 2
3rd, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!)

1st, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (8)

-9/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
+6/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
-7/ [3DS] Beyblade God
-8/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport #
+1/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
-10/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch
+7/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved
NEW/ [PS4] Shiawase Shou no Kanrinin-san

1st, PS4 — 6
2nd, Switch — 1
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 15 / 16
Nintendo 3DS: 13 / 13
PlayStation 4: 14 / 18
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 3

1st, Switch — 15
2nd, PS4 — 14
3rd, 3DS — 13
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [15 / 43] * 100 = SPI 34.88 | last week: [16 / 48] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [13 / 43] * 100 = SPI 30.23 | last week: [13 / 48] * 100
PlayStation 4: [14 / 43] * 100 = SPI 32.56 | last week: [18 / 48] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 43] * 100 = SPI 2.33 | last week: [1 / 48] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 34.88 | last week: SPI 33.33
2nd, PS4 — SPI 32.56 | last week: SPI 37.50 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 30.23 | last week: SPI 27.08
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.33 | last week: SPI 2.08 

 

Past-years released titles (42)

Nintendo Switch15 (15 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 13 (10 2017, 2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 413 (9 2017, 1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 15
2nd, 3DS — 13
2nd, PS4 — 13
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Evergreen Status
(2017 = *1. 2016 = *2. 2015 = *3. 2014 = *4. Etc…)

Nintendo Switch: [(15 *1)] = ES 15 | last week: [(16 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(10 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 21 | last week: [(10 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(9 *1) + (1 *2) + (3 *3)] = ES 20 | last week: [(14 *1) + (1 *2) + (3 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, 3DS — ES 21 | last week: ES 21
2nd, PS4 — ES 20 | last week: ES 25
3rd, Switch — ES 15 | last week: ES 16 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +26/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -7/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) 0/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers > (lowest) -19/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege > (lowest) -19/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +26/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
Lowest: -19/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + 0 + -4 + -3 + -5 + -4 + +26 + -6 + -1 + -7 + -7 + +20 + -7 + +7 + +8) / 15] = MM +1.07
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -3 + -2 + -5 + -9 + -8 + -2 + 0 + -5 + -14 + -19 + 0) / 12] = MM -5.83
PlayStation 4: [(-5 + -5 + -3 + -1 + -5 + -9 + -5 + -9 + 0 + -19 + +1 + +3 + -2 + -13) / 14] = MM -5.14
PlayStation Vita: [(-6) / 1] = MM -6.00

1st, Switch — MM +1.07 | last week: MM -4.94 
2nd, PS4 — MM -5.14 | last week: MM +5.73 
3rd, 3DS — MM -5.83 | last week: MM -5.23 
4th, PSVita — MM -6.00 | last week: MM -3.00 

 

Dropping Status
(Re-charted = *0.25. Normal = *0.50. Past-week = *0.75. Brand-new = *1.00.)

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(5 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.50
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4 — DS 3.50 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.50
4th, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [+1.07 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +7.57 | last week: [-4.94 – 0.00 + 0 + 2]
Nintendo 3DS: [-5.83 – 0.50 + 1 + 7] = MI +1.67 | last week: [-5.23 – 1.50 + 0 + 2]
PlayStation 4: [-5.14 – 3.50 + 0 + 7] = MI -1.64 | last week: [+5.73 – 0.00 + 3 + 2]
PlayStation Vita: [-6.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +1.00 | last week: [-3.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 2]

1st, Switch — MI +7.57 | last week: MI -2.94 
2nd, 3DS — MI +1.67 | last week: MI -4.73
3rd, PSVita — MI +1.00 | last week: MI -1.00 
4th, PS4 — MI -1.64 | last week: MI +10.73

 

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 (January 15, 2018 – January 21, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (January 15, 2018 – January 21, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018.

 

 

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