Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 26, 2018 – March 4, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 38,617 / 1,928,890
  2. NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥5,184) – 28,430 / NEW
  3. +2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 21,979 / 2,084,324
  4. +2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 18,828 / 1,382,474
  5. +2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 12,675 / 896,455
  6. -3/ [PS4] Metal Gear Survive <ACT> (Konami) {2018.02.21} (¥5,378) – 12,574 / 43,934
  7. +1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 11,667 / 1,637,812
  8. +4/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 9,930 / 1,576,586
  9. NEW/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480) – 8,042 / NEW
  10. -8/ [PS4] Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.22} (¥8,208) – 7,537 / 53,948
  11. 0/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458) – 7,097 / 158,322
  12. -3/ [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.02.08} (¥8,424) – 5,733 / 153,367
  13. NEW/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima <ADV> (FuRyu) {2018.03.01} (¥5,918) – 4,948 / NEW
  14. -1/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥8,856) – 4,741 / 99,372
  15. +3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,473 / 408,445
  16. +1/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 4,219 / 170,113
  17. -13/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.02.22} (¥7,538) – 4,086 / 28,204
  18. +3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458) – 3,685 / 376,498
  19. -5/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.02.17} (¥6,458) – 3,428 / 18,403
  20. +5/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 3,358 / 124,760
  21. -2/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.01} (¥8,208)
  22. +1/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  23. -8/ [PS4] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.02.15} (¥5,184)
  24. +6/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  25. -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184)
  26. +10/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  27. +4/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  28. NEW/ [NSW] Doom <ACT> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.03.01} (¥7,538) / NEW
  29. +12/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  30. +5/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  31. +2/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥7,538)
  32. +8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  33. -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  34. +8/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.11.30} (¥4,309)
  35. -3/ [PS4] Dragon’s Crown Pro # <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.02.08} (¥8,618)
  36. +3/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2017.12.01} (¥8,618)
  37. -11/ [PS4] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki # <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.02.15} (¥8,629)
  38. +6/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  39. -1/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥5,292)
  40. -18/ [PSV] Seiken Densetsu 2 Secret of Mana <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.02.15} (¥5,184)
  41. +6/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  42. BACK/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  43. +5/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  44. BACK/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757)
  45. +5/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424)
  46. -36/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de Ultimate # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.02.22} (¥7,344)
  47. -19/ [NSW] Gotouchi Tetsudou for Nintendo Switch <TBL> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.22} (¥5,184)
  48. BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  49. BACK/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 45,083 (39,696), +14% (+1%) / 3,802,910
  2. PlayStation 4 — 26,569 (34,775), -24% (-30%) / 6,484,405
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 11,340 (11,236), +1% (-11%) / 27,004,194
  4. PlayStation Vita — 6,518 (5,017), +30% (+1%) / 5,821,605

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 19 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 10 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 21

1st, Switch — 19
2nd, PS4 — 18
3rd, 3DS — 10
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (4)

NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders
NEW/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition
NEW/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima
NEW/ [NSW] Doom

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

 

Re-charted titles (5)

BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
BACK/ [3DS] The Snack World Trejarers
BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
BACK/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack
BACK/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition

1st, PS4 — 3
2nd, 3DS — 2

 

Out-charted titles (9)

-1/ [3DS] Sumikko Gurashi Koko Doko Nandesu?
BACK/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi #
NEW/ [PSV] Kimi no Hitomi ni Hit Me #
-27/ [PSV] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki #
BACK/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou
NEW/ [PSV] VitaminX Destination
-23/ [PSV] Idolish7 Twelve Fantasia! #
+30/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
NEW/ [PSV] Tokimeki Restaurant: Project Tristars #

1st, PSVita — 5
2nd, 3DS — 2
2nd, PS4 — 2

 

Previously released titles (46)

Nintendo Switch: 17 / 19
Nintendo 3DS: 9 / 10
PlayStation 4: 17 / 18
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 3

1st, Switch — 17
1st, PS4 — 17
3rd, 3DS — 9
4th, PSVita — 3

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [17 / 46] * 100 = SPI 36.96 | last week: [16 / 42] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [9 / 46] * 100 = SPI 19.57 | last week: [9 / 42] * 100
PlayStation 4: [17 / 46] * 100 = SPI 36.96 | last week: [13 / 42] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 46] * 100 = SPI 6.52 | last week: [4 / 42] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 36.96 | last week: SPI 38.10 
1st, PS4 — SPI 36.96 | last week: SPI 30.95 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 19.57 | last week: SPI 21.43
4th, PSVita — SPI 6.52 | last week: SPI 9.52 

 

Past-years released titles (29)

Nintendo Switch13 (13 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 9 (7 2017, 1 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 46 (4 2017, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 13
2nd, 3DS — 9
3rd, PS4 — 6
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

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

1st, 3DS — ES 16 | last week: ES 16 
2nd, Switch — ES 13 | last week: ES 13 
3rd, PS4 — ES 10 | last week: ES 7 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +12/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # > (lowest) -19/ [NSW] Gotouchi Tetsudou for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +8/ [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Best Price!) > (lowest) -1/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum
PlayStation 4: (highest) +10/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # > (lowest) -13/ [PS4] Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -4/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -36/ [PSV] Harukanaru Toki no Naka de Ultimate #

Highest: +30/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
Lowest: -27/ [PSV] Cyber Troopers: Virtual On x Toaru Majutsu no Index: Toaru Majutsu no Dennou Senki #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+2 + +2 + +2 + +1 + 0 + +3 + +3 + -5 + +5 + +1 + +12 + +5 + +2 + +3 + +6 + +5 + -19) / 17] = MM +1.65
Nintendo 3DS: [(+4 + +1 + +6 + -1 + +4 + +8 + +6) / 7] = MM +4.00
PlayStation 4: [(0 + -3 + -8 + -3 + -1 + -13 + -2 + -8 + +10 + +8 + -3 + -11 + -1 + +5) / 14] = MM -2.14
PlayStation Vita: [(-4 + -18 + -36) / 3] = MM -19.33

1st, 3DS — MM +4.00 | last week: MM -2.38 
2nd, Switch — MM +1.65 | last week: MM -2.81 
3rd, PS4 — MM -2.14 | last week: MM -3.75 
4th, PSVita — MM -19.33 | last week: MM -14.50 

 

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: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *0.75) + (3 *1.00)] = DS 4.50

1st, PSVita — DS 4.50 | last week: DS 0.00
2nd, 3DSDS 0.75 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, PS4 — DS 0.75 | last week: DS 2.25
4th, Switch — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [+1.65 – 0.00 + 0 + 4] = MI +5.65 | last week: [-2.81 – 1.50 + 0 + 8]
Nintendo 3DS: [+4.00 – 0.75 + 2 + 4] = MI +9.25 | last week: [-2.38 – 1.00 + 1 + 8]
PlayStation 4: [-2.14 – 0.75 + 3 + 4] = MI +4.11 | last week: [-3.75 – 2.25 + 1 + 8]
PlayStation Vita: [-19.33 – 4.50 + 0 + 4] = MI -19.83 | last week: [-14.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 8]

1st, 3DS — MI +9.25 | last week: MI +5.62
2nd, Switch — MI +5.65 | last week: MI +3.69 
3rd, PS4 — MI +4.11 | last week: MI +3.00
4th, PSVita — MI -19.83 | last week: MI -6.50 

 

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 26, 2018 – March 4, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (February 26, 2018 – March 4, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of February 19, 2018 – February 25, 2018.

 

 

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