Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 26, 2018 – April 1, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Super Robot Taisen X # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.03.29} (¥9,288) – 89,259 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Far Cry 5 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.29} (¥9,072) – 75,474 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PSV] Super Robot Taisen X # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.03.29} (¥8,208) – 54,042 / NEW
  4. -3/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 50,437 / 357,093
  5. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 25,639 / 2,191,686
  6. NEW/ [PS4] Shining Resonance Re:frain # <RPG> (Sega Games) {2018.03.29} (¥6,469) – 23,054 / NEW
  7. -4/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom # <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.03.23} (¥8,640) – 18,851 / 74,865
  8. -4/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378) – 15,584 / 57,597
  9. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 14,486 / 1,446,986
  10. -2/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698) – 10,011 / 1,994,226
  11. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 9,373 / 938,990
  12. -10/ [PS4] Valkyria Chronicles 4 # <SLG> (Sega Games) {2018.03.21} (¥8,629) – 9,108 / 72,029
  13. -2/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 8,442 / 1,675,896
  14. -8/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.22} (¥7,344) – 7,642 / 32,549
  15. -3/ [PS4] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424) – 7,362 / 44,649
  16. -1/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 5,999 / 1,605,916
  17. -4/ [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.03.08} (¥9,061) – 4,604 / 156,805
  18. -1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480) – 4,441 / 31,680
  19. +5/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344) – 3,981 / 137,570
  20. -1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378) – 3,979 / 423,926
  21. +5/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  22. +3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  23. -5/ [PSV] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥7,344)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] Memories Off: Innocent Fille # <ADV> (5pb.) {2018.03.29} (¥8,424) / NEW
  25. -2/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  26. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  27. NEW/ [PSV] Memories Off: Innocent Fille # <ADV> (5pb.) {2018.03.29} (¥8,424) / NEW
  28. -6/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458)
  29. -5/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  30. -9/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥5,184)
  31. 0/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.11.30} (¥5,378)
  32. -23/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage! <ACT> (Takara Tomy Arts) {2018.03.22} (¥6,458)
  33. -1/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  34. -18/ [PSV] Ikemen Sengoku: Toki o Kakeru Koi – Aratanaru Deai # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2018.03.22} (¥6,804)
  35. 0/ [3DS] Yo-kai Watch Busters 2: Hihou Densetsu Banbaraya Sword / Magnum <ACT> (Level-5) {2017.12.16} (¥5,184)
  36. +2/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618)
  37. -4/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  38. +2/ [PS4] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.02.01} (¥8,208)
  39. NEW/ [NSW] Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm for Nintendo Switch # <ADV> (sprite) {2018.03.29} (¥7,344) / NEW
  40. BACK/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.02.08} (¥5,292)
  41. +1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  42. -12/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima <ADV> (FuRyu) {2018.03.01} (¥5,918)
  43. BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥5,076)
  44. +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  45. -17/ [PS4] Winning Post 8 2018 <SLG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  46. -5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  47. NEW/ [PSV] Enkan no Memoria: Kakera Tomoshi <ADV> (dramatic create) {2018.03.29} (¥7,452) / NEW
  48. -4/ [NSW] Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. # <ACT> (Capcom) {2017.08.25} (¥6,264)
  49. -3/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 44,033 (50,412), -13% (-7%) / 3,996,781
  2. PlayStation 4 — 25,325 (23,856), +6% (+5%) / 6,584,576
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 10,209 (11,203), -9% (+22%) / 27,045,002
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,992 (3,627), +10% (-0%) / 5,838,344

 

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 (8)

NEW/ [PS4] Super Robot Taisen X #
NEW/ [PS4] Far Cry 5
NEW/ [PSV] Super Robot Taisen X #
NEW/ [PS4] Shining Resonance Re:frain #
NEW/ [PS4] Memories Off: Innocent Fille #
NEW/ [PSV] Memories Off: Innocent Fille #
NEW/ [NSW] Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm for Nintendo Switch #
NEW/ [PSV] Enkan no Memoria: Kakera Tomoshi

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

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot
BACK/ [PS4] Shadow of the Colossus

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Out-charted titles (11)

NEW/ [PSV] Kanojo * Step #
-14/ [PS4] Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet #
+1/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
NEW/ [PSV] D.S. -Dal Segno- #
-2/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
-24/ [3DS] Future Card Buddyfight: Tanjou! Oretachi no Saikyou Body!
NEW/ [PSV] Dance with Devils My Carol #
-23/ [PS4] Devil May Cry HD Collection
-9/ [PS4] Metal Gear Survive
NEW/ [PS4] Just Cause 3: Gold Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered

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

 

Previously released titles (42)

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

1st, Switch — 17
2nd, PS4 — 13
3rd, 3DS — 9
4th, PSVita — 3

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [17 / 42] * 100 = SPI 40.48 | last week: [16 / 39] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [9 / 42] * 100 = SPI 21.43 | last week: [8 / 39] * 100
PlayStation 4: [13 / 42] * 100 = SPI 30.95 | last week: [13 / 39] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 42] * 100 = SPI 7.14 | last week: [2 / 39] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 40.48 | last week: SPI 41.03 ⇘
2nd, PS4 — SPI 30.95 | last week: SPI 33.33 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 21.43 | last week: SPI 20.51 ⇗
4th, PSVita — SPI 7.14 | last week: SPI 5.13 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (23)

Nintendo Switch11 (11 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 7 (4 2017, 2 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 44 (2 2017, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita: 1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 11
2nd, 3DS — 7
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) + (2 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 15 | last week: [(4 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (2 *3)] = ES 8 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, 3DS — ES 15 | last week: ES 13 
2nd, Switch — ES 11 | last week: ES 11
3rd, PS4 — ES 8 | last week: ES 6 
4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +5/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -23/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage!
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo > (lowest) -12/ [3DS] Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima
PlayStation 4: (highest) +2/ [PS4] The Evil Within > (lowest) -17/ [PS4] Winning Post 8 2018
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +3/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -18/ [PSV] Ikemen Sengoku: Toki o Kakeru Koi – Aratanaru Deai #

Highest: +5/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
Lowest: -23/ [NSW] PriPara: All Idol Perfect Stage!

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-3 + 0 + -2 + -1 + -2 + -8 + +5 + -1 + +5 + +3 + -6 + -5 + -9 + -23 + -1 + -4 + -3) / 17] = MM -3.24
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -1 + -2 + +1 + 0 + 0 + +1 + -12) / 8] = MM -2.13
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -2 + -10 + -3 + -4 + -1 + +2 + -4 + +2 + -17 + -5) / 11] = MM -4.18
PlayStation Vita: [(-5 + -18 + +3) / 3] = MM -6.67

1st, 3DS — MM -2.13 | last week: MM -2.29 
2nd, Switch — MM -3.24 | last week: MM -0.07 
3rd, PS4 — MM -4.18 | last week: MM -7.17 
4th, PSVita — MM -6.67 | last week: MM -5.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.75)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 4.25
PlayStation Vita: [(3 *1.00)] = DS 3.00

1st, PS4 — DS 4.25 | last week: DS 5.50
2nd, PSVita — DS 3.00 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.75 | last week: DS 1.00
4th, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 3.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.24 – 0.50 + 0 + 8] = MI +4.26 | last week: [-0.07 – 3.00 + 0 + 11]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.13 – 0.75 + 0 + 8] = MI +5.12 | last week: [-2.29 – 1.00 + 0 + 11]
PlayStation 4: [-4.18 – 4.25 + 0 + 8] = MI -0.43 | last week: [-7.17 – 5.50 + 0 + 11]
PlayStation Vita: [-6.67 – 3.00 + 0 + 8] = MI -1.67 | last week: [-5.00 – 2.00 + 0 + 11]

1st, 3DS — MI +5.12 | last week: MI +7.71
2nd, Switch — MI +4.26 | last week: MI +7.93 
3rd, PS4 — MI -0.43 | last week: MI -1.67
4th, PSVita — MI -1.67 | last week: MI +4.00 

 

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 (March 26, 2018 – April 1, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 26, 2018 – April 1, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 19, 2018 – March 25, 2018.

 

 

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