Observations on Media Create for the Week of July 9, 2018 – July 15, 2018

NintendObserverIt’s not every week that Nintendo Switch is the console with the most new titles released.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.07.13} (¥7,344) – 110,111 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298) – 41,852 / NEW
  3. -2/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458) – 21,838 / 227,452
  4. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 20,430 / 2,447,782
  5. -3/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 15,101 / 121,785
  6. NEW/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298) – 14,558 / NEW
  7. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,417 / 1,627,674
  8. NEW/ [PS4] Kangokutou Mary Skelter 2 # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2018.07.12} (¥7,776) – 10,370 / NEW
  9. +3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 7,145 / 1,668,513
  10. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,622 / 1,043,717
  11. -3/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 6,160 / 559,764
  12. +1/ [PS4] New Gundam Breaker # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.21} (¥8,208) – 5,023 / 82,077
  13. -3/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 5,016 / 1,766,438
  14. -8/ [PS4] The Crew 2 <RCE> (Ubisoft) {2018.06.29} (¥9,072) – 4,951 / 32,276
  15. -11/ [PS4] Zanki Zero: Last Beginning <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.07.05} (¥7,776) – 4,164 / 19,705
  16. 0/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 3,788 / 167,064
  17. -6/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 3,642 / 190,330
  18. NEW/ [NSW] Shining Resonance Refrain <RPG> (Sega Games) {2018.07.12} (¥6,469) – 3,465 / NEW
  19. -4/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 3,321 / 90,360
  20. -6/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 2,724 / 172,154
  21. -4/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538)
  22. -15/ [PSV] Zanki Zero: Last Beginning <RPG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.07.05} (¥7,344)
  23. -1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  24. +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  25. -4/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  26. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480)
  27. -2/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618)
  28. -9/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  29. -11/ [PS4] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥8,618)
  30. +13/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  31. -3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  32. -12/ [NSW] Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.06.28} (¥7,538)
  33. -1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  34. -10/ [PS4] Far Cry 3 Classic Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.07.05} (¥4,298)
  35. -6/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  36. -5/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  37. -4/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458)
  38. +8/ [PS4] Earth Defense Force 5 <ACT> (D3 Publisher) {2017.12.07} (¥8,424)
  39. +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  40. +4/ [NSW] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  41. -11/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184)
  42. -15/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2018.06.14} (¥4,298)
  43. BACK/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥10,757)
  44. +4/ [PS4] Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition <RPG> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.12.07} (¥6,372)
  45. -11/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥6,458)
  46. -11/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  47. 0/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  48. -8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto Ⅴ: Premium Online Edition <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.06.14} (¥7,992)
  49. -12/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  50. BACK/ [PS4] NieR: Automata <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.02.23} (¥8,424)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 50,239 (44,237), +14% (-13%) / 4,624,235
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,596 (17,834), -1% (-5%) / 6,890,116
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 7,131 (7,232), -1% (-1%) / 27,157,373
  4. PlayStation Vita — 4,112 (3,444), +19% (-1%) / 5,886,532

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 27
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 23
Total home Nintendo titles: 22 / 27
Total portable Nintendo titles: 5 / 27
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 20 / 23
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 23

1st, Switch — 22
2nd, PS4 — 20
3rd, 3DS — 5
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (5)

NEW/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler
NEW/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
NEW/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
NEW/ [PS4] Kangokutou Mary Skelter 2 #
NEW/ [NSW] Shining Resonance Refrain

1st, Switch — 3
2nd, 3DS — 1
2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [PS4] NieR: Automata
BACK/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Double Pack

1st, 3DS — 1
1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (7)

BACK/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
BACK/ [NSW] Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy for Nintendo Switch
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale
+1/ [NSW] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
+3/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu
-5/ [PS4] Persona 5 #
NEW/ [PSV] Seven Days: Anata to Sugosu Nanokakan

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

 

Previously released titles (45)

Nintendo Switch: 19 / 22
Nintendo 3DS: 4 / 5
PlayStation 4: 19 / 20
PlayStation Vita: 3 / 3

1st, Switch — 19
1st, PS4 — 19
3rd, 3DS — 4
4th, PSVita — 3

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [19 / 45] * 100 = SPI 42.22 | last week: [22 / 46] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [4 / 45] * 100 = SPI 8.89 | last week: [5 / 46] * 100
PlayStation 4: [19 / 45] * 100 = SPI 42.22 | last week: [17 / 46] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [3 / 45] * 100 = SPI 6.67 | last week: [2 / 46] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 42.22 | last week: SPI 47.83 ⇘
1st, PS4 — SPI 42.22 | last week: SPI 36.96 
3rd, 3DS — SPI 8.89 | last week: SPI 10.87 ⇘
4th, PSVita — SPI 6.67 | last week: SPI 4.35 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (21)

Nintendo Switch10 (10 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 4 (3 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 47 (6 2017, 1 2015)
PlayStation Vita0

1st, Switch — 10
2nd, PS4 — 7
3rd, 3DS — 4
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(10 *1)] = ES 10 | last week: [(10 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 5 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(6 *1) + (1 *3)] = ES 9 | last week: [(5 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

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

4th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -12/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon > (lowest) -6/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100
PlayStation 4: (highest) +13/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # > (lowest) -15/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 > (lowest) -15/ [PSV] Zanki Zero: Last Beginning

Highest: +13/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World #
Lowest: -15/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -1 + -3 + -2 + -1 + -3 + -3 + -6 + -4 + -1 + +2 + -4 + -3 + -12 + -4 + +4 + -11 + 0 + -12) / 19] = MM -3.47
Nintendo 3DS: [(+3 + -1 + -6) / 3] = MM -1.33
PlayStation 4: [(+1 + -8 + -11 + 0 + -4 + -6 + -3 + -2 + -9 + -11 + +13 + -10 + -5 + +8 + -11 + -15 + +4 + -8) / 18] = MM -4.28
PlayStation Vita: [(-15 + +2 + -11) / 3] = MM -8.00

1st, 3DS — MM -1.33 | last week: MM +2.50 
2nd, Switch — MM -3.47 | last week: MM +0.44 
3rd, PS4 — MM -4.28 | last week: MM -1.20 
4th, PSVita — MM -8.00 | last week: MM -7.50 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(2 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50)] = DS 0.75
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, Switch — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.50
1st, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.75 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PS4 — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 4.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.47 – 1.00 + 0 + 5] = MI +0.53 | last week: [+0.44 – 1.50 + 4 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [-1.33 – 0.75 + 1 + 5] = MI +3.92 | last week: [+2.50 – 0.00 + 1 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-4.28 – 0.50 + 1 + 5] = MI +1.22 | last week: [-1.20 – 4.50 + 2 + 7]
PlayStation Vita: [-8.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 5] = MI -4.00 | last week: [-7.50 – 2.00 + 0 + 7]

1st, 3DS — MI +3.92 | last week: MI +10.50
2nd, PS4 — MI +1.22 | last week: MI +3.30
3rd, Switch — MI +0.53 | last week: MI +9.94 
4th, PSVita — MI -4.00 | last week: MI -2.50 

 

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 (July 9, 2018 – July 15, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (July 9, 2018 – July 15, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of July 2, 2018 – July 8, 2018.

 

 

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