Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 84,625 / 306,656
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 # <SLG> (Sega Games) {2018.03.21} (¥8,629) – 62,921 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom # <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.03.23} (¥8,640) – 56,014 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378) – 42,013 / NEW
  5. -3/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 29,089 / 2,166,047
  6. NEW/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.22} (¥7,344) – 24,908 / NEW
  7. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 17,288 / 1,432,500
  8. -2/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 13,329 / 1,984,215
  9. NEW/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage! <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2018.03.22} (¥6,458) – 12,426 / NEW
  10. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 11,116 / 929,617
  11. -1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 9,523 / 1,667,454
  12. -9/ [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424) – 8,807 / 37,288
  13. -8/ [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.03.08} (¥9,061) – 8,638 / 152,201
  14. -10/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424) – 7,253 / 30,194
  15. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 7,001 / 1,599,916
  16. NEW/ [PSV] Ikemen Sengoku: Toki o Kakeru Koi – Aratanaru Deai # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2018.03.22} (¥6,804) – 6,749 / NEW
  17. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480) – 5,028 / 27,239
  18. -10/ [PSV] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥7,344) – 5,016 / 20,277
  19. +2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 4,202 / 419,947
  20. NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.22} (¥4,298) – 3,800 / NEW
  21. +1/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥5,184)
  22. -3/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458)
  23. 0/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  24. +6/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  25. +1/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  26. -2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  27. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  28. -17/ [PS4] Winning Post 8 2018 <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  29. NEW/ [PS4] Just Cause 3: Gold Edition <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.03.22} (¥5,184) / NEW
  30. -1/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima <ADV> (FuRyu) {2018.03.01} (¥5,918)
  31. +7/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  32. +7/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  33. -5/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  34. -9/ [PS4] Metal Gear Survive <ACT> (Konami) {2018.02.21} 5,378)
  35. +5/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184)
  36. -23/ [PS4] Devil May Cry HD Collection <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.03.15} (¥4,309)
  37. NEW/ [PSV] Dance with Devils My Carol # <ADV> (Rejet) {2018.03.22} (¥6,804) / NEW
  38. BACK/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618)
  39. -24/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight: Tanjou! Oretachi no Saikyou Body! <TBL> (FuRyu) {2018.03.15} (¥6,458)
  40. +4/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.01} (¥8,208)
  41. +2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  42. BACK/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  43. -2/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  44. +1/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. #<ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  45. NEW/ [PSV] D.S. -Dal Segno- # <ADV> (Entergram) {2018.03.22} (¥6,458) / NEW
  46. BACK/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  47. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  48. +1/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥7,538)
  49. -14/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥8,856)
  50. NEW/ [PSV] Kanojo * Step # <ADV> (GN Software) {2018.03.21} (¥7,344) / NEW

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 50,412 (54,342), -7% (+21%) / 3,952,748
  2. PlayStation 4 — 23,856 (22,627), +5% (-20%) / 6,559,251
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 11,203 (9,148), +22% (-11%) / 27,034,793
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,627 (3,644), -0% (-33%) / 5,834,352

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 27
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 23
Total home Nintendo titles: 18 / 27
Total portable Nintendo titles: 9 / 27
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 17 / 23
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 23

1st, Switch — 18
2nd, PS4 — 17
3rd, 3DS — 9
4th, PSVita — 6

 

Brand-new titles (11)

NEW/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 #
NEW/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom #
NEW/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu
NEW/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
NEW/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage!
NEW/ [PSV] Ikemen Sengoku: Toki o Kakeru Koi – Aratanaru Deai #
NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered
NEW/ [PS4] Just Cause 3: Gold Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Dance with Devils My Carol #
NEW/ [PSV] D.S. -Dal Segno- #
NEW/ [PSV] Kanojo * Step #

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

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [NSW] FIFA 18
BACK/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7
BACK/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2

1st, Switch — 1
1st, 3DS — 1

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (14)

-40/ [PS4] Final Fantasy XV: Royal Edition
-6/ [NSW] Xenoblade Chronicles 2 #
-14/ [NSW] Bayonetta 2
NEW/ [3DS] Wannyan Dobutsu Byouin: Pet no Oishasan ni Narou!
NEW/ [PSV] Flowers: Le Volume sur Hiver
-17/ [PS4] Dynasty Warriors 9 #
NEW/ [NSW] Gal*Gun 2 #
-18/ [PS4] Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match #
NEW/ [PS4] Burnout Paradise Remastered
-24/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki I Kai Thors Military Academy 1204
NEW/ [PS4] The Silver 2425 #
NEW/ [NSW] Winning Post 8 2018
NEW/ [PSV] Winning Post 8 2018
NEW/ [PS4] Gal*Gun 2 #

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

 

Previously released titles (39)

Nintendo Switch: 16 / 18
Nintendo 3DS: 8 / 9
PlayStation 4: 13 / 17
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 6

1st, Switch — 16
2nd, PS4 — 13
3rd, 3DS — 8
4th, PSVita — 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [16 / 39] * 100 = SPI 41.03 | last week: [15 / 35] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [8 / 39] * 100 = SPI 20.51 | last week: [6 / 35] * 100
PlayStation 4: [13 / 39] * 100 = SPI 33.33 | last week: [13 / 35] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 39] * 100 = SPI 5.13 | last week: [1 / 35] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 41.03 | last week: SPI 42.86 ⇘
2nd, PS4 — SPI 33.33 | last week: SPI 37.14 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 20.51 | last week: SPI 17.14 ⇗
4th, PSVita — SPI 5.13 | last week: SPI 2.86 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (22)

Nintendo Switch11 (11 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (4 2017, 1 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (3 2017, 1 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 11
2nd, 3DS — 6
3rd, PS4 — 4
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(11 *1)] = ES 11 | last week: [(11 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(4 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 13 | last week: [(4 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (1 *3)] = ES 6 | last week: [(2 *1) + (1 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, 3DS — ES 13 | last week: ES 6 
2nd, Switch — ES 11 | last week: ES 11
3rd, PS4 — ES 6 | last week: ES 5 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +7/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! > (lowest) -10/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +7/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale > (lowest) -24/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight: Tanjou! Oretachi no Saikyou Body!
PlayStation 4: (highest) +4/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ > (lowest) -23/ [PS4] Devil May Cry HD Collection
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -10/ [PSV] Attack on Titan 2 #

Highest: +7/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale
Lowest: -24/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight: Tanjou! Oretachi no Saikyou Body!

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -3 + 0 + -1 + -1 + -10 + +2 + +1 + -3 + +6 + +1 + -2 + +7 + +1 + +1) / 15] = MM -0.07
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + 0 + 0 + -1 + +7 + +5 + -24) / 7] = MM -2.29
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -9 + -8 + -3 + -17 + -5 + -9 + -23 + +4 + +2 + -2 + -14) / 12] = MM -7.17
PlayStation Vita: [(-10 + 0) / 2] = MM -5.00

1st, Switch — MM -0.07 | last week: MM -6.73 
2nd, 3DS — MM -2.29 | last week: MM -6.67 
3rd, PSVita — MM -5.00 | last week: MM -4.00 
4th, PS4 — MM -7.17 | last week: MM -12.46 

 

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: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (2 *0.75) + (3 *1.00)] = DS 5.50
PlayStation Vita: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00

1st, PS4 — DS 5.50 | last week: DS 4.00
2nd, Switch — DS 3.00 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, PSVita — DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.00
4th, 3DSDS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-0.07 – 3.00 + 0 + 11] = MI +7.93 | last week: [-6.73 – 2.00 + 0 + 15]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.29 – 1.00 + 0 + 11] = MI +7.71 | last week: [-6.67 – 1.50 + 0 + 15]
PlayStation 4: [-7.17 – 5.50 + 0 + 11] = MI -1.67 | last week: [-12.46 – 4.00 + 0 + 15]
PlayStation Vita: [-5.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 11] = MI +4.00 | last week: [-4.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 15]

1st, Switch — MI +7.93 | last week: MI +6.27 
2nd, 3DS — MI +7.71 | last week: MI +6.83
3rd, PSVita — MI +4.00 | last week: MI -10.00 
4th, PS4 — MI -1.67 | last week: MI -1.46

 

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.

 

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 (March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 12, 2018 – March 18, 2018.

 

 

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