Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 21, 2018 – May 27, 2018

NintendObserverIt took twelve new titles (at least counted as such) for the competition to have the most games in charts this time.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184) – 71,739 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 39,548 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥18,230) – 27,240 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Plus <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥17,042) – 21,579 / NEW
  5. -2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 13,473 / 2,336,522
  6. -4/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 13,278 / 143,037
  7. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 9,221 / 1,551,492
  8. -2/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 8,686 / 509,308
  9. NEW/ [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.05.24} (¥5,389) – 8,093 / NEW
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥8,078) – 7,876 / NEW
  11. -4/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 7,584 / 174,120
  12. -8/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618) – 6,890 / 196,561
  13. -5/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,099 / 997,967
  14. NEW/ [PSV] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥7,538) – 4,554 / NEW
  15. -6/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 4,302 / 1,730,169
  16. NEW/ [PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥7,538) – 3,305 / NEW
  17. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,280 / 1,638,196
  18. -7/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458) – 3,173 / 85,677
  19. NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls Trilogy Box <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥53,784) – 3,155 / NEW
  20. -19/ [PS4] Caligula Overdose <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.05.17} (¥8,618) – 3,008 / 23,408
  21. -11/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  22. NEW/ [PS4] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥8,078) / NEW
  23. NEW/ [PS4] Undertale <RPG> (8-4) {2018.05.24} (¥4,320) / NEW
  24. -10/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480)
  25. -13/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452)
  26. -7/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  27. -12/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  28. -12/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥8,618)
  29. NEW/ [PS4] Railway Empire <SLG> (Ubisoft) {2018.05.24} (¥7,992) / NEW
  30. NEW/ [PSV] Undertale <RPG> (8-4) {2018.05.24} (¥4,320) / NEW
  31. -14/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  32. -12/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  33. 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2,592)
  34. -8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  35. -8/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  36. -8/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  37. -14/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  38. -20/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition <SLG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.12} (¥5,832)
  39. -17/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378)
  40. -16/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  41. BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  42. -13/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  43. -18/ [PS4] Far Cry 5 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.29} (¥9,072)
  44. -12/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  45. +3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  46. -12/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.22} (¥7,344)
  47. -17/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.11.03} (¥8,532)
  48. -13/ [NSW] SD Gundam G Generation Genesis for Nintendo Switch <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.04.26} (¥7,344)
  49. -9/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom # <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.03.23} (¥8,640)
  50. -19/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.03.01} (¥5,184)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 36,590 (33,125), +10% (+4%) / 4,300,570
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,482 (16,940), +3% (-4%) / 6,745,600
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,594 (6,255), +5% (-2%) / 27,108,163
  4. PlayStation Vita — 2,298 (2,219), +4% (-0%) / 5,863,896

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 23
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 27
Total home Nintendo titles: 19 / 23
Total portable Nintendo titles: 4 / 23
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 21 / 27
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 6 / 27

1st, PS4 — 21
2nd, Switch — 19
3rd, PSVita — 6
4th, 3DS — 4

 

Brand-new titles (13)

NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered
NEW/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human #
NEW/ [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack
NEW/ [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Plus
NEW/ [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2
NEW/ [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
NEW/ [PSV] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
NEW/ [PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night
NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls Trilogy Box
NEW/ [PS4] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night
NEW/ [PS4] Undertale
NEW/ [PS4] Railway Empire
NEW/ [PSV] Undertale

1st, PS4 — 8
2nd, PSVita — 4
3rd, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (14)

-5/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso
BACK/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
-17/ [PS4] Utawarerumono: Chiriyuku Mono e no Komoriuta #
-9/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
+4/ [PS4] Sen no Kiseki II Kai: The Erebonian Civil War
BACK/ [PS4] NieR: Automata
-7/ [PS4] Hokuto ga Gotoku #
-9/ [PS4] Super Robot Taisen X #
+3/ [NSW] Portal Knights
-1/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale
-7/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together!
+6/ [PS4] Persona 5 #
-9/ [NSW] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy for Nintendo Switch
NEW/ [PSV] Amatsutsumi

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

 

Previously released titles (37)

Nintendo Switch: 18 / 19
Nintendo 3DS: 4 / 4
PlayStation 4: 13 / 21
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 6

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [18 / 37] * 100 = SPI 48.65 | last week: [24 / 48] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [4 / 37] * 100 = SPI 10.81 | last week: [5 / 48] * 100
PlayStation 4: [13 / 37] * 100 = SPI 35.14 | last week: [17 / 48] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 37] * 100 = SPI 5.41 | last week: [2 / 48] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 48.65 | last week: SPI 50.00 ⇘
2nd, PS4 — SPI 35.14 | last week: SPI 35.42 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 10.81 | last week: SPI 10.42 ⇗
4th, PSVita — SPI 5.41 | last week: SPI 4.17 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (18)

Nintendo Switch9 (9 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 45 (3 2017, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita1 (1 2015)

1st, Switch — 9
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, 3DS — 3
4th, PSVita — 1

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(9 *1)] = ES 9 | last week: [(11 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 5 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (2 *3)] = ES 9 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *3)] = ES 3 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, Switch — ES 9 | last week: ES 11 
1st, PS4 — ES 9 | last week: ES 11 
3rd, 3DS — ES 5 | last week: ES 5 

4th, PSVita — ES 3 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) -2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # > (lowest) -19/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon > (lowest) -17/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 > (lowest) -20/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition
PlayStation Vita: (highest) 0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition # > (lowest) -11/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018

Highest: +3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
Lowest: -20/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -4 + -2 + -2 + -4 + -5 + -6 + -7 + -7 + -12 + -14 + -12 + -8 + -8 + -12 + -12 + -13 + -19) / 18] = MM -8.28
Nintendo 3DS: [(-4 + -12 + -14 + -17) / 4] = MM -11.75
PlayStation 4: [(-8 + -19 + -10 + -13 + -8 + -20 + -16 + -13 + -18 + +3 + -17 + -9) / 12] = MM -12.33
PlayStation Vita: [(-11 + 0) / 2] = MM -5.50

1st, PSVita — MM -5.50 | last week: MM -1.00 
2nd, Switch — MM -8.28 | last week: MM -1.61 
3rd, 3DS — MM -11.75 | last week: MM 0.00 
4th, PS4 — MM -12.33 | last week: MM -2.47 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *0.25) + (5 *0.50)] = DS 2.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (5 *0.50)] = DS 2.75
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00


1st, Switch — DS 2.75 | last week: DS 0.75
1st, PS4 — DS 2.75 | last week: DS 1.00
3rd, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.50
4th, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-8.28 – 2.75 + 0 + 13] = MI +1.97 | last week: [-1.61 – 0.75 + 1 + 2]
Nintendo 3DS: [-11.75 – 0.50 + 0 + 13] = MI +0.75 | last week: [0.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 2]
PlayStation 4: [-12.33 – 2.75 + 1 + 13] = MI -1.08 | last week: [-2.47 – 1.00 + 2 + 2]
PlayStation Vita: [-5.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 13] = MI +6.50 | last week: [-1.00 – 0.50 + 1 + 2]

1st, PSVita — MI +6.50 | last week: MI +1.50 
2nd, Switch — MI +1.97 | last week: MI +2.14 
3rd, 3DS — MI +0.75 | last week: MI +2.00
4th, PS4 — MI -1.08 | last week: MI +0.53

 

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 (May 21, 2018 – May 27, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (May 21, 2018 – May 27, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 14, 2018 – May 20, 2018.

 

 

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