Weekly update. From Evo 2018 to the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct.

Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 28, 2018 – June 3, 2018

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184) – 19,870 / 91,608
  2. 0/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 16,932 / 56,480
  3. +2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 14,317 / 2,350,839
  4. NEW/ [PS4] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle # <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264) – 11,696 / NEW
  5. +1/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 11,534 / 154,571
  6. +1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,656 / 1,562,148
  7. NEW/ [PS4] Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.05.31} (¥8,856) – 10,520 / NEW
  8. 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 8,655 / 517,963
  9. +4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,722 / 1,004,689
  10. NEW/ [PS4] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.05.31} (¥7,538) – 6,487 / NEW
  11. NEW/ [NSW] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.05.31} (¥7,538) – 6,412 / NEW
  12. -1/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 6,271 / 180,391
  13. -1/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618) – 5,140 / 201,702
  14. +1/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 4,964 / 1,735,133
  15. NEW/ [PSV] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.05.31} (¥6,458) – 4,519 / NEW
  16. NEW/ [PS4] Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Plus # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264) – 4,367 / NEW
  17. NEW/ [NSW] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle # <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264) – 4,271 / NEW
  18. -1/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,438 / 1,641,634
  19. NEW/ [NSW] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition <ADV> (Oizumi Amuzio) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264) – 3,303 / NEW
  20. -2/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458) – 2,946 / 88,623
  21. +3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480)
  22. -1/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  23. -13/ [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥8,078)
  24. NEW/ [PS4] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition <ADV> (Oizumi Amuzio) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264) / NEW
  25. -16/ [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2 <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.05.24} (¥5,389)
  26. -23/ [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥18,230)
  27. -1/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  28. +3/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  29. +3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  30. -3/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  31. +4/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  32. +5/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  33. -13/ [PS4] Caligula Overdose <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.05.17} (¥8,618)
  34. -9/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452)
  35. +3/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition <SLG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.12} (¥5,832)
  36. 0/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  37. -9/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥8,618)
  38. +6/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  39. -5/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  40. +1/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  41. NEW/ [PSV] Cafe Cuillere # <ADV> (Takuyo) {2018.05.31} (¥7,344) / NEW
  42. NEW/ [PSV] sweet pool <ADV> (dramatic create) {2018.05.31} (¥7,452) / NEW
  43. +2/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  44. -30/ [PSV] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥7,538)
  45. -3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  46. -6/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  47. -8/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378)
  48. BACK/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  49. -6/ [PS4] Far Cry 5 <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.29} (¥9,072)
  50. -46/ [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Plus <ACT> (Atlus) {2018.05.24} (¥17,042)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 40,587 (36,590), +11% (+10%) / 4,341,157
  2. PlayStation 4 — 18,171 (17,482), +4% (+3%) / 6,763,771
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,818 (6,594), +3% (+5%) / 27,114,981
  4. PlayStation Vita — 2,393 (2,298), +4% (+4%) / 5,866,289

 

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 (11)

NEW/ [PS4] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle #
NEW/ [PS4] Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins #
NEW/ [PS4] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji
NEW/ [NSW] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji
NEW/ [PSV] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji
NEW/ [PS4] Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Plus #
NEW/ [NSW] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle #
NEW/ [NSW] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition
NEW/ [PS4] Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition
NEW/ [PSV] Cafe Cuillere #
NEW/ [PSV] sweet pool

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

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [PS4] Persona 5 #

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-19/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders
-9/ [PS4] Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom #
-13/ [NSW] SD Gundam G Generation Genesis for Nintendo Switch
-17/ [PS4] Call of Duty: World War II #
-12/ [NSW] Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
0/ [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition #
NEW/ [PSV] Undertale
NEW/ [PS4] Railway Empire
NEW/ [PS4] Undertale
NEW/ [PS4] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night
NEW/ [PS4] Dark Souls Trilogy Box
NEW/ [PSV] Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night

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

 

Previously released titles (39)

Nintendo Switch: 16 / 19
Nintendo 3DS: 4 / 4
PlayStation 4: 16 / 21
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 6

1st, Switch — 16
1st, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 4
4th, PSVita — 3

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [16 / 39] * 100 = SPI 41.03 | last week: [18 / 37] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [4 / 39] * 100 = SPI 10.26 | last week: [4 / 37] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 39] * 100 = SPI 41.03 | last week: [13 / 37] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 39] * 100 = SPI 7.69 | last week: [2 / 37] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 41.03 | last week: SPI 48.65 ⇘
1st, PS4 — SPI 41.03 | last week: SPI 35.14 ⇗
3rd, 3DS — SPI 10.26 | last week: SPI 10.81 ⇘
4th, PSVita — SPI 7.69 | last week: SPI 5.41 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (17)

Nintendo Switch9 (9 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 45 (2 2017, 1 2016, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita0

1st, Switch — 9
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, 3DS — 3
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(9 *1)] = ES 9 | last week: [(9 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 4 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)] = ES 10 | last week: [(3 *1) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *3)]

1st, PS4 — ES 10 | last week: ES 9 
2nd, Switch — ES 9 | last week: ES 9 
3rd, 3DS — ES 4 | last week: ES 5 

4th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 3 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +6/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # > (lowest) -16/ [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +5/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 > (lowest) -8/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu
PlayStation 4: (highest) +3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition > (lowest) -23/ [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -1/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 > (lowest) -46/ [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Plus

Highest: +6/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 #
Lowest: -46/ [PSV] Persona Dancing Deluxe Twin Plus

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+2 + +1 + +1 + 0 + +4 + -1 + +1 + -2 + -16 + -1 + +3 + +3 + +4 + 0 + -9 + +6) / 16] = MM -0.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(-1 + -3 + +5 + -8) / 4] = MM -1.75
PlayStation 4: [(0 + 0 + -1 + +3 + -13 + -23 + -13 + -9 + +3 + -5 + +1 + +2 + -3 + -6 + -6) / 15] = MM -4.67
PlayStation Vita: [(-1 + -30 + -46) / 3] = MM -25.67

1st, Switch — MM -0.75 | last week: MM -8.28 
2nd, 3DS — MM -1.75 | last week: MM -11.75 
3rd, PS4 — MM -4.67 | last week: MM -12.33 
4th, PSVita — MM -25.67 | last week: MM -5.50 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(3 *0.50)] = DS 1.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (4 *1.00)] = DS 5.00
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50

1st, PS4 — DS 5.00 | last week: DS 2.75
2nd, PSVita — DS 2.50 | last week: DS 1.00
3rd, Switch — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 2.75
4th, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-0.75 – 1.50 + 0 + 11] = MI +8.75 | last week: [-8.28 – 2.75 + 0 + 13]
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.75 – 0.00 + 0 + 11] = MI +9.25 | last week: [-11.75 – 0.50 + 0 + 13]
PlayStation 4: [-4.67 – 5.00 + 1 + 11] = MI +2.33 | last week: [-12.33 – 2.75 + 1 + 13]
PlayStation Vita: [-25.67 – 2.50 + 0 + 11] = MI -17.17 | last week: [-5.50 – 1.00 + 0 + 13]

1st, 3DS — MI +9.25 | last week: MI +0.75
2nd, Switch — MI +8.75 | last week: MI +1.97 
3rd, PS4 — MI +2.33 | last week: MI -1.08
4th, PSVita — MI -17.17 | 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 (May 28, 2018 – June 3, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (May 28, 2018 – June 3, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of May 21, 2018 – May 27, 2018.

 

 

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