Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 16, 2018 – April 22, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 90,410 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452) – 46,091 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥8,618) – 28,629 / NEW
  4. -2/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 17,381 / 433,488
  5. -2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 16,617 / 2,248,923
  6. -5/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458) – 15,847 / 51,502
  7. NEW/ [PS4] Metal Max Xeno <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.04.19} (¥7,538) – 15,044 / NEW
  8. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,393 / 1,484,644
  9. NEW/ [PSV] Metal Max Xeno <RPG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.04.19} (¥7,538) – 8,355 / NEW
  10. -2/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,895 / 961,427
  11. -2/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 6,491 / 1,697,522
  12. -7/ [PS4] Far Cry 5 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.29} (¥9,072) – 6,280 / 122,958
  13. -6/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition <SLG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.12} (¥5,832) – 5,750 / 17,116
  14. -1/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,569 / 1,618,478
  15. -9/ [PS4] Death end re;Quest # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2018.04.12} (¥7,776) – 3,348 / 18,651
  16. NEW/ [NSW] Portal Knights <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.19} (¥3,564) – 3,226 / NEW
  17. NEW/ [NSW] Neo Atlas 1469 # <SLG> (Artdink) {2018.04.19} (¥6,458) – 3,176 / NEW
  18. -2/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 3,103 / 2,006,158
  19. -4/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480) – 2,896 / 41,872
  20. -6/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378) – 2,817 / 71,209
  21. 0/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  22. -12/ [PS4] Super Robot Taisen X # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.03.29} (¥9,288)
  23. +9/ [PSV] Steins;Gate 0 <ADV> (5pb.) {2015.12.10} (¥7,344)
  24. -13/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom # <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.03.23} (¥8,640)
  25. -2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  26. -7/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.22} (¥7,344)
  27. -2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  28. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  29. -11/ [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.03.08} (¥9,061)
  30. -6/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  31. -3/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  32. -15/ [PSV] Super Robot Taisen X # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.03.29} (¥8,208)
  33. -11/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 # <SLG> (Sega Games) {2018.03.21} (¥8,629)
  34. NEW/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV & Apocalypse Double Hero Pack <RPG> (Atlus) {2018.04.19} (¥5,378) / NEW
  35. -4/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  36. -6/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458)
  37. -17/ [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  38. -9/ [PS4] Shining Resonance Re:frain # <RPG> (Sega Games) {2018.03.29} (¥6,469)
  39. -5/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  40. -14/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  41. -6/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  42. -5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  43. -10/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥5,184)
  44. -3/ [3DS] Snack World: Trejarers <RPG> (Level-5) {2017.08.10} (¥5,184)
  45. -1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  46. -6/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage! <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2018.03.22} (¥6,458)
  47. BACK/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2 <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.02.17} (¥6,458)
  48. BACK/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  49. -10/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥8,856)
  50. -8/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 34,165 (36,308), -6% (-9%) / 4,107,270
  2. PlayStation 4 — 13,447 (10,964), +23% (-24%) / 6,623,487
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 7,472 (8,546), -13% (-9%) / 27,070,442
  4. PlayStation Vita — 2,892 (2,921), -1% (-0%) / 5,847,086

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 30
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 20
Total home Nintendo titles: 22 / 30
Total portable Nintendo titles: 8 / 30
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 20
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 20

1st, Switch — 22
2nd, PS4 — 17
3rd, 3DS — 8
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (8)

NEW/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit
NEW/ [PS4] God of War #
NEW/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit
NEW/ [PS4] Metal Max Xeno
NEW/ [PSV] Metal Max Xeno
NEW/ [NSW] Portal Knights
NEW/ [NSW] Neo Atlas 1469 #
NEW/ [3DS] Shin Megami Tensei IV & Apocalypse Double Hero Pack

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

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso
BACK/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2

1st, Switch — 2

 

Out-charted titles (10)

-6/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus
+1/ [PS4] Taiko no Tatsujin Session de Dodon ga Don! #
BACK/ [PS4] Devil May Cry HD Collection
+2/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. #
-10/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum
-7/ [NSW] FIFA 18
-9/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima
-10/ [PSV] Attack on Titan 2 #
+5/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ
BACK/ [PS4] Steins;Gate 0

1st, PS4 — 5
2nd, Switch — 2
2nd, 3DS — 2
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (42)

Nintendo Switch: 18 / 22
Nintendo 3DS: 7 / 8
PlayStation 4: 15 / 17
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 3

1st, Switch — 18
2nd, PS4 — 15
3rd, 3DS — 7
4th, PSVita — 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [18 / 42] * 100 = SPI 42.86 | last week: [17 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [7 / 42] * 100 = SPI 16.67 | last week: [9 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [15 / 42] * 100 = SPI 35.71 | last week: [18 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 42] * 100 = SPI 4.76 | last week: [3 / 47] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 42.86 | last week: SPI 36.17 ⇗
2nd, PS4 — SPI 35.71 | last week: SPI 38.30 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 16.67 | last week: SPI 19.15 ⇘
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.76 | last week: SPI 6.38 ⇘

 

Past-years released titles (20)

Nintendo Switch10 (10 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (4 2017, 2 2016)
PlayStation 43 (1 2017, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 10
2nd, 3DS — 6
3rd, PS4 — 3
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(10 *1)] = ES 10 | last week: [(11 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *1) + (2 *2)] = ES 8 | last week: [(5 *1) + (2 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (2 *3)] = ES 7 | last week: [(2 *1) + (3 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, Switch — ES 10 | last week: ES 11
2nd, 3DS — ES 8 | last week: ES 9
3rd, PS4 — ES 7 | last week: ES 11
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) 0/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch > (lowest) -14/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
PlayStation 4: (highest) -1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -17/ [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +9/ [PSV] Steins;Gate 0 > (lowest) -15/ [PSV] Super Robot Taisen X #

Highest: +9/ [PSV] Steins;Gate 0
Lowest: -17/ [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -2 + -5 + -2 + -2 + -2 + 0 + -2 + -7 + -2 + -6 + -4 + -6 + -14 + -10 + -6) / 16] = MM -4.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + -6 + +1 + -3 + -5 + -3 + -8) / 7] = MM -4.43
PlayStation 4: [(-7 + -6 + -9 + -2 + -4 + -12 + -13 + -11 + -11 + -17 + -9 + -6 + -5 + -1 + -10) / 15] = MM -8.20
PlayStation Vita: [(+9 + -15) / 2] = MM -3.00

1st, PSVita — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -12.00 
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.43 | last week: MM -5.88 
3rd, Switch — MM -4.50 | last week: MM +2.94 
4th, PS4 — MM -8.20 | last week: MM -2.87 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.25) + (3 *0.50)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50

1st, PS4 — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.25
2nd, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.25
2nd, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.75
4th, PSVita — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-4.50 – 1.00 + 2 + 8] = MI +4.50 | last week: [+2.94 – 0.25 + 0 + 3]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.43 – 1.00 + 0 + 8] = MI +2.57 | last week: [-5.88 – 1.75 + 1 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-8.20 – 2.00 + 0 + 8] = MI -2.20 | last week: [-2.87 – 1.25 + 3 + 3]
PlayStation Vita: [-3.00 – 0.50 + 0 + 8] = MI +4.50 | last week: [-12.00 – 0.50 + 1 + 3]

1st, Switch — MI +4.50 | last week: MI +5.69 
1st, PSVita — MI +4.50 | last week: MI -8.50 
3rd, 3DS — MI +2.57 | last week: MI -3.63
4th, PS4 — MI -2.20 | last week: MI +1.88

 

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 (April 16, 2018 – April 22, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (April 16, 2018 – April 22, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of April 9, 2018 – April 15, 2018.

 

 

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