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Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018

NintendObserverEven after the holidays, Nintendo platforms still hold the most titles in the charts.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.01.11} (¥8,424) – 105,667 / NEW
  2. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 34,632 / 1,917,342
  3. -1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 28,193 / 1,536,340
  4. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 22,836 / 1,238,435
  5. -1/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 21,494 / 1,498,509
  6. -1/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 20,320 / 124,319
  7. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 12,415 / 815,227
  8. +2/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424) – 10,717 / 212,130
  9. -3/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184) – 7,851 / 473,836
  10. -2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 7,352 / 346,681
  11. +1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532) – 7,185 / 369,194
  12. -3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 6,886 / 377,919
  13. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 4,806 / 362,509
  14. +1/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618) – 4,476 / 172,676
  15. +16/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,134 / 145,029
  16. +2/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542) – 3,215 / 47,124
  17. -6/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378) – 2,959 / 142,524
  18. +3/ [PS4] Yakuza: Kiwami 2 # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.12.07} (¥8,197) – 2,908 / 195,332
  19. -3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592) – 2,842 / 1,276,619
  20. +3/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 2,810 / 201,839
  21. -4/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  22. +28/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2016.11.29} (¥9,504)
  23. NEW/ [PS4] Shiawase Shou no Kanrinin-san <ADV> (D3 Publisher) {2018.01.11} (¥8,100) / NEW
  24. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  25. +18/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Gold Edition Grotesque Version <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.14} (¥5,389)
  26. +1/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.10.26} (¥6,588)
  27. +17/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  28. +7/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  29. +10/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.12.14} (¥4,298)
  30. -10/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378)
  31. +7/ [PS4] ARK: Survival Evolved <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.10.26} (¥7,344)
  32. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757)
  33. -10/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  34. +14/ [PS4] Okami HD # <ADV> (Capcom) {2017.12.21} (¥3,229)
  35. +1/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.14} (¥8,424)
  36. BACK/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  37. -11/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  38. -8/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport # <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452)
  39. -11/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  40. -7/ [3DS] Beyblade God <RPG> (FuRyu) {2017.11.23} (¥6,458)
  41. +6/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  42. BACK/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version) <ADV> (Sega Games) {2017.09.21} (¥2,149)
  43. -29/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  44. -2/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  45. -8/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  46. BACK/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  47. -13/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.21} (¥6,264)
  48. -29/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  49. -9/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥9,698)
  50. -26/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 43,808 (91,683), -52% (+85%) / 6,000,314
  2. Nintendo Switch — 37,500 (146,006), -74% (+9%) / 3,496,125
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 16,855 (45,737), +63% (+24%) / 26,926,053
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,388 (11,929), -63% (+50%) / 5,788,771

 

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: 20 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 1 / 21

1st, PS4 — 20
2nd, Switch — 16
3rd, 3DS — 13
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Brand-new titles (2)

NEW/ [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT
NEW/ [PS4] Shiawase Shou no Kanrinin-san

1st, PS4 — 2

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
BACK/ [PS4] Yakuza Kiwami (New Price Version)
BACK/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition

1st, PS4 — 3

 

Out-charted titles (5)

BACK/ [3DS] Tomodachi Life (Happy Price Selection)
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Ball Heroes Ultimate Mission X
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
BACK/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
-1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu?

1st, 3DS — 5

 

Previously released titles (48)

Nintendo Switch: 16 / 16
Nintendo 3DS: 13 / 13
PlayStation 4: 18 / 20
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 1

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [16 / 48] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [16 / 50] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [13 / 48] * 100 = SPI 27.08 | last week: [18 / 50] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 48] * 100 = SPI 37.50 | last week: [15 / 50] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 48] * 100 = SPI 2.08 | last week: [1 / 50] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 37.50 | last week: SPI 30.00 
2nd, Switch — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 32.00
3rd, 3DS — SPI 27.08 | last week: SPI 36.00
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.08 | last week: SPI 2.00 

 

Past-years released titles (48)

Nintendo Switch: 16 (16 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 13 (10 2017, 2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 418 (14 2017, 1 2016, 3 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(16 *1)] = ES 16 | last week: [(16 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(10 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 21 | last week: [(13 *1) + (3 *2) + (1 *4) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(14 *1) + (1 *2) + (3 *3)] = ES 25 | last week: [(12 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, PS4 — ES 25 | last week: ES 17
2nd, 3DS — ES 21 | last week: ES 30
3rd, Switch — ES 16 | last week: ES 16 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +16/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R > (lowest) -29/ [NSW] FIFA 18
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +10/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ > (lowest) -26/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou
PlayStation 4: (highest) +28/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV # > (lowest) -9/ [PS4] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +28/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV #
Lowest: -29/ [NSW] FIFA 18

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + -1 + -1 + 0 + -2 + -3 + +1 + +16 + +2 + +3 + -4 + -10 + -29 + -8 + -13 + -29) / 16] = MM -4.94
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + -1 + -3 + 0 + -6 + +1 + +10 + -10 + -3 + -11 + -11 + -7 + -26) / 13] = MM -5.23
PlayStation 4: [(+2 + +1 + +3 + +28 + +18 + +1 + +17 + +7 + +7 + +14 + +1 + -8 + +6 + -2 + -9) / 15] = MM +5.73
PlayStation Vita: [(-3) / 1] = MM -3.00

1st, PS4 — MM +5.73 | last week: MM -2.00 
2nd, PSVita — MM -3.00 | last week: MM +5.00 
3rd, Switch — MM -4.94 | last week: MM -1.25 
4th, 3DS — MM -5.23 | last week: MM +5.21 

 

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
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, 3DSDS 1.50 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, PS4 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 2.75
2nd, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.25

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-4.94 – 0.00 + 0 + 2] = MI -2.94 | last week: [-1.25 – 0.00 + 0 + 0]
Nintendo 3DS: [-5.23 – 1.50 + 0 + 2] = MI -4.73 | last week: [+5.21 – 0.00 + 4 + 0]
PlayStation 4: [+5.73 – 0.00 + 3 + 2] = MI +10.73 | last week: [-2.00 – 2.75 + 2 + 0]
PlayStation Vita: [-3.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 2] = MI -1.00 | last week: [+5.00 – 0.25 + 0 + 0]

1st, PS4 — MI +10.73 | last week: MI -2.75
2nd, PSVita — MI -1.00 | last week: MI +4.75 
3rd, Switch — MI -2.94 | last week: MI -1.25 
4th, 3DS — MI -4.73 | last week: MI +9.21

 

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 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (January 8, 2018 – January 14, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 1, 2018 – January 7, 2018.

 

 

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