Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 5, 2018 – February 11, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 159,613 / 1,750,969
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.02.08} (¥8,424) – 117,495 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥8,856) – 75,623 / NEW
  4. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 23,461 / 2,021,028
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥5,292) – 21,900 / NEW
  6. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 19,210 / 1,327,107
  7. -3/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458) – 15,755 / 129,815
  8. -6/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.01} (¥8,208) – 14,237 / 82,968
  9. -3/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 13,912 / 1,601,866
  10. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 12,087 / 859,764
  11. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon’s Crown Pro # <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.02.08} (¥8,618) – 11,691 / NEW
  12. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 9,654 / 1,548,683
  13. -3/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 6,436 / 155,782
  14. -7/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥7,538) – 5,625 / 19,547
  15. -1/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 4,512 / 114,728
  16. -3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,477 / 395,563
  17. -6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184) – 4,437 / 501,342
  18. -6/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 4,322 / 364,806
  19. -4/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 4,320 / 222,781
  20. -2/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264) – 3,373 / 214,492
  21. -2/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618)
  22. +9/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  23. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  24. -1/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  25. -8/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  26. -5/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  27. -11/ [PS4] Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.01.11} (¥8,424)
  28. -1/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥4,309)
  29. NEW/ [NSW] Gal Metal! <ACT> (DMM Games) {2018.02.08} (¥5,378) / NEW
  30. +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  31. -1/ [NSW] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  32. +10/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  33. +11/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ <SLG> (Marvelous) {2017.12.14} (¥4,298)
  34. +1/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  35. NEW/ [NSW] Cave Story+ <ADV> (Pikii) {2018.02.08} (¥3,996) / NEW
  36. -14/ [PS4] Gintama Rumble # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.01.18} (¥8,208)
  37. +3/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  38. -1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  39. -14/ [PSV] Gintama Rumble # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.01.18} (¥7,344)
  40. -16/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424)
  41. +8/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu? <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.07.20} (¥5,184)
  42. +1/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris <PZL> (Sega Games) {2017.03.03} (¥5,389)
  43. -7/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  44. BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  45. -6/ [PS4] Street Fighter V Arcade Edition <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.01.18} (¥5,389)
  46. 0/ [3DS] Style Savvy: Styling Star <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.11.02} (¥5,378)
  47. +1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2015.12.10} (¥9,072)
  48. -10/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  49. -20/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.12.21} (¥6,264)
  50. -22/ [PS4] The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.01.25} (¥8,208)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. PlayStation 4 — 71,306 (109,287), -35% (-22%) / 6,373,559
  2. Nintendo Switch — 43,404 (49,165), -12% (+4%) / 3,678,828
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 10,516 (11,461), -8% (+1%) / 26,971,458
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,133 (4,207), -2% (+12%) / 5,805,111

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: 20 / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 11 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 19

1st, Switch — 20
2nd, PS4 — 17
3rd, 3DS — 11
4th, PSVita — 2

 

Brand-new titles (6)

NEW/ [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 #
NEW/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet #
NEW/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus
NEW/ [PS4] Dragon’s Crown Pro #
NEW/ [NSW] Gal Metal!
NEW/ [NSW] Cave Story+

1st, PS4 — 4
2nd, Switch — 2

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2
-13/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
-13/ [PS4] Biohazard 7 Resident Evil Gold Edition Grotesque Version
-6/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! #
-6/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
NEW/ [PS4] EA SPORTS UFC 3
NEW/ [NSW] LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

1st, PS4 — 6
2nd, Switch — 1

 

Previously released titles (44)

Nintendo Switch: 18 / 20
Nintendo 3DS: 11 / 11
PlayStation 4: 13 / 17
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 2

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [18 / 44] * 100 = SPI 40.91 | last week: [16 / 45] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [11 / 44] * 100 = SPI 25.00 | last week: [10 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 4: [13 / 44] * 100 = SPI 29.55 | last week: [16 / 45] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 44] * 100 = SPI 4.55 | last week: [3 / 45] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 40.91 | last week: SPI 35.56
2nd, PS4 — SPI 29.55 | last week: SPI 35.56 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 25.00 | last week: SPI 22.22
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.55 | last week: SPI 6.67 

 

Past-years released titles (35)

Nintendo Switch16 (16 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 11 (9 2017, 1 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 47 (4 2017, 3 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 16
2nd, 3DS — 11
3rd, PS4 — 7
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: [(9 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 18 | last week: [(9 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(4 *1) + (2 *3)] = ES 10 | last week: [(8 *1) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, 3DS — ES 18 | last week: ES 18 
2nd, Switch — ES 16 | last week: ES 16 
3rd, PS4 — ES 10 | last week: ES 14 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +1/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso > (lowest) -20/ [NSW] One Piece: Pirate Warriors 3 Deluxe Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +11/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+ > (lowest) -6/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum
PlayStation 4: (highest) +10/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) > (lowest) -22/ [PS4] The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -14/ [PSV] Gintama Rumble #

Highest: +11/ [3DS] Bokujou Monogatari Futago no Mura+
Lowest: -22/ [PS4] The Seven Deadly Sins: Knights of Britannia

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-1 + -1 + -3 + -3 + -2 + -7 + -1 + -3 + -6 + -4 + -2 + -2 + -1 + -5 + -1 + +1 + +1 + -20) / 18] = MM -3.33
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -3 + -6 + +9 + -3 + -1 + +11 + +3 + -1 + +8 + 0) / 11] = MM +1.27
PlayStation 4: [(0 + -6 + -8 + -11 + +10 + -14 + -16 + -7 + -6 + +1 + -10 + -22) / 12] = MM -7.42
PlayStation Vita: [(+3 + -14) / 2] = MM -5.50

1st, 3DS — MM +1.27 | last week: MM -0.78 
2nd, Switch — MM -3.33 | last week: MM -0.50 
3rd, PSVita — MM -5.50 | last week: MM -8.00 
4th, PS4 — MM -7.42 | last week: MM -6.00 

 

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
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(4 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 4.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00


1st, PS4 — DS 4.00 | last week: DS 1.75
2nd, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50
3rd, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 2.25

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.33 – 1.00 + 0 + 6] = MI +1.67 | last week: [-0.50 – 1.00 + 1 + 5]
Nintendo 3DS: [+1.27 – 0.00 + 0 + 6] = MI +7.27 | last week: [-0.78 – 0.50 + 2 + 5]
PlayStation 4: [-7.42 – 4.00 + 1 + 6] = MI -4.42 | last week: [-6.00 – 1.75 + 0 + 5]
PlayStation Vita: [-5.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 6] = MI +0.50 | last week: [-8.00 – 2.25 + 0 + 5]

1st, 3DS — MI +7.27 | last week: MI +5.72
2nd, Switch — MI +1.67 | last week: MI +4.50 
3rd, PSVita — MI +0.50 | last week: MI -5.25 
4th, PS4 — MI -4.42 | last week: MI -2.75

 

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 5, 2018 – February 11, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (February 5, 2018 – February 11, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of January 29, 2018 – February 4, 2018.

 

 

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