Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 12, 2018 – February 18, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 85,322 / 1,836,291
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.02.15} (¥5,184) – 36,042 / NEW
  3. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 21,815 / 2,042,844
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Idolish7 Twelve Fantasia! # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.15} (¥7,344) – 21,481 / NEW
  5. -3/ [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.02.08} (¥8,424) – 21,180 / 138,675
  6. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 19,280 / 1,346,387
  7. NEW/ [PSV] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.02.15} (¥5,184) – 17,947 / NEW
  8. NEW/ [PS4] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki # <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.02.15} (¥8,629) – 17,938 / NEW
  9. -6/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥8,856) – 12,981 / 88,604
  10. -3/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458) – 12,776 / 142,591
  11. -2/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 12,640 / 1,614,506
  12. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 11,764 / 871,528
  13. NEW/ [NSW] Bayonetta ∞Climax Edition <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.02.17} (¥10,778) – 11,694 / NEW
  14. NEW/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.02.17} (¥6,458) – 9,532 / NEW
  15. -3 [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 9,358 / 1,558,042
  16. NEW/ [PSV] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki # <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.02.15} (¥7,549) – 9,284 / NEW
  17. -9/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.01} (¥8,208) – 5,975 / 88,943
  18. -5/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 5,842 / 161,624
  19. -1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 4,234 / 369,040
  20. -4/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,194 / 399,757
  21. -2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  22. -5/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184)
  23. -8/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  24. -19/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥5,292)
  25. -11/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥7,538)
  26. -4/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  27. -16/ [PS4] Dragon’s Crown Pro # <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.02.08} (¥8,618)
  28. BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.07.29} (¥6,458)
  29. -6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  30. -10/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  31. -6/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  32. -8/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  33. -12/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618)
  34. -8/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  35. -3/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  36. -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  37. -9/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥4,309)
  38. 0/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  39. -12/ [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.01.11} (¥8,424)
  40. -6/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  41. -4/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  42. +3/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.01.18} (¥5,389)
  43. BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  44. 0/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  45. -5/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424)
  46. -3/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  47. -5/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  48. -7/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II # <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.11.14} (¥8,424)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 49,502 (71,306), -31% (-35%) / 6,423,061
  2. Nintendo Switch — 39,303 (43,404), -10% (-12%) / 3,718,131
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 10,160 (10,516), -3% (-8%) / 26,981,618
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,959 (4,133), +2% (-2%) / 5,810,070

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 18 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 11 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 21

1st, Switch — 18
2nd, PS4 — 17
3rd, 3DS — 11
4th, PSVita — 4

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana
NEW/ [PSV] Idolish7 Twelve Fantasia! #
NEW/ [PSV] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana
NEW/ [PS4] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki #
NEW/ [NSW] Bayonetta ∞Climax Edition
NEW/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2
NEW/ [PSV] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki #

1sr, PSVita — 3
2nd, Switch — 2
2nd, PS4 — 2

 

Re-charted titles (4)

BACK/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
BACK/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
BACK/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
BACK/ [3DS] Dragon Quest XI Sugisarishi Toki o Motomete #

1st, 3DS — 2
1st, PS4 — 2

 

Out-charted titles (11)

-22/ [PS4] The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia
-20/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition
-10/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
+1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege
0/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star
-14/ [PSV] Gintama Rumble #
-14/ [PS4] Gintama Rumble #
NEW/ [NSW] Cave Story+
+11/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+
-1/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R
NEW/ [NSW] Gal Metal!

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 16 / 18
Nintendo 3DS: 11 / 11
PlayStation 4: 15 / 17
PlayStation Vita: 1 / 4

1st, Switch — 16
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, 3DS — 11
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [16 / 43] * 100 = SPI 37.21 | last week: [18 / 44] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [11 / 43] * 100 = SPI 25.58 | last week: [11 / 44] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 43] * 100 = SPI 34.88 | last week: [13 / 44] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [1 / 43] * 100 = SPI 2.33 | last week: [2 / 44] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 37.21 | last week: SPI 40.91
2nd, PS4 — SPI 34.88 | last week: SPI 29.55 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 25.58 | last week: SPI 25.00
4th, PSVita — SPI 2.33 | last week: SPI 4.55 

 

Past-years released titles (33)

Nintendo Switch14 (14 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 11 (8 2017, 2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (5 2017, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 14
2nd, 3DS — 11
3rd, PS4 — 7
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(14 *1)] = ES 14 | last week: [(16 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(8 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 19 | last week: [(9 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(5 *1) + (2 *3)] = ES 11 | last week: [(4 *1) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, 3DS — ES 19 | last week: ES 18 
2nd, Switch — ES 14 | last week: ES 16 
3rd, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 14 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # > (lowest) -12/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) 0/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 > (lowest) -9/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!)
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition > (lowest) -19/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # = (lowest) -6/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #

Highest: +3/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition
Lowest: –19/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+1 + 0 + -3 + -2 + -2 + -1 + -4 + -2 + -8 + -11 + -10 + -8 + -12 + -8 + -6 + -5) / 16] = MM -4.69
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -5 + -5 + -4 + -6 + -9 + 0 + -4 + -7) / 9] = MM -4.78
PlayStation 4: [(0 + -3 + -6 + -9 + -19 + -16 + -6 + -3 + -12 + +3 + 0 + -5 + -3) / 13] = MM -6.08
PlayStation Vita: [(-6) / 1] = MM -6.00

1st, Switch — MM -4.69 | last week: MM -3.33 
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.78 | last week: MM +1.27 
3rd, PSVita — MM -6.00 | last week: MM -5.50 
4th, PS4 — MM -6.08 | last week: MM -7.42 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(2 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 3.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(4 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, Switch — DS 3.00 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 4.00
3rd, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-4.69 – 3.00 + 0 + 7] = MI -0.69 | last week: [-3.33 – 1.00 + 0 + 6]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.78 – 1.00 + 2 + 7] = MI +3.22 | last week: [+1.27 – 0.00 + 0 + 6]
PlayStation 4: [-6.08 – 2.00 + 2 + 7] = MI +0.92 | last week: [-7.42 – 4.00 + 1 + 6]
PlayStation Vita: [-6.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +0.50 | last week: [-5.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 6]

1st, 3DS — MI +3.22 | last week: MI +7.27
2nd, PS4 — MI +0.92 | last week: MI -4.42
3rd, PSVita — MI +0.50 | last week: MI +0.50 
4th, Switch — MI -0.69 | last week: MI +1.67 

 

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 (February 12, 2018 – February 18, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (February 12, 2018 – February 18, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 5, 2018 – February 11, 2018.

 

 

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