Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018

NintendObserverGod Wars The Complete Legend actually launched better on Switch than it did on PlayStation 4.

 

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Software Sales

  1. +2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 15,715 / 2,379,977
  2. -1/ [PS4] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥8,618) – 13,996 / 92,644
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Record of Grancrest War # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.14} (¥8,856) – 11,871 / NEW
  4. +2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,885 / 1,583,096
  5. +4/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 7,698 / 533,672
  6. +1/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 7,429 / 171,528
  7. -2/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 7,043 / 74,458
  8. +3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,939 / 1,018,144
  9. -7/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥6,458) – 6,565 / 44,721
  10. +2/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 5,482 / 1,745,894
  11. -7/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184) – 5,370 / 109,588
  12. NEW/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2018.06.14} (¥4,298) – 4,946 / NEW
  13. +1/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 4,231 / 189,720
  14. +3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,921 / 1,649,243
  15. NEW/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend # <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.06.14} (¥6,458) – 2,967 / NEW
  16. 0/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618) – 2,656 / 208,392
  17. NEW/ [PS4] God Wars: The Complete Legend # <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.06.14} (¥6,458) – 2,649 / NEW
  18. -5/ [NSW] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido <PZL> (Nintendo) {2018.06.08} (¥5,378) – 2,327 / 7,562
  19. +28/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 2,324 / 153,836
  20. -1/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480) – 2,310 / 63,482
  21. +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  22. -7/ [PS4] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  23. NEW/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto Ⅴ: Premium Online Edition <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.06.14} (¥7,992) / NEW
  24. 0/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  25. 0/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  26. -16/ [NSW] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  27. -6/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458)
  28. -2/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264)
  29. +8/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208)
  30. -8/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  31. -3/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  32. -3/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  33. NEW/ [PSV] God Wars: The Complete Legend # <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.06.14} (¥6,458) / NEW
  34. -4/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  35. -27/ [PS4] Life is Strange: Before the Storm <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.06.07} (¥4,104)
  36. NEW/ [PS4] Clannad <ADV> (Prototype) {2018.06.14} (¥5,616) / NEW
  37. -1/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  38. -7/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452)
  39. -6/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  40. -6/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  41. -21/ [3DS] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido <PZL> (Nintendo) {2018.06.08} (¥5,378)
  42. -1/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  43. 0/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378)
  44. -26/ [PS4] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle # <FTG> (Arc System Works) {2018.05.31} (¥6,264)
  45. -3/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition <SLG> (Spike Chunsoft) {2018.04.12} (¥5,832)
  46. -11/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  47. -7/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  48. -9/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥8,618)
  49. -22/ [PS4] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji <ADV> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.05.31} (¥7,538)
  50. BACK/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 48,062 (40,834), +18% (+1%) / 4,381,991
  2. PlayStation 4 — 25,138 (26,671), -6% (+47%) / 6,790,442
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 7,052 (6,842), +3% (+0%) / 27,121,823
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,099 (3,955), -22% (+65%) / 5,870,244

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 19 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 5 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 23 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 3 / 26

1st, PS4 — 23
2nd, Switch — 19
3rd, 3DS — 5
4th, PSVita — 3

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] Record of Grancrest War #
NEW/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R
NEW/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
NEW/ [PS4] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
NEW/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto Ⅴ: Premium Online Edition
NEW/ [PSV] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
NEW/ [PS4] Clannad

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

 

Re-charted titles (1)

BACK/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

1st, Switch — 1

 

Out-charted titles (8)

-27/ [PS4] Persona 5: Dancing Star Night
-23/ [PS4] Persona Dancing All-Star Triple Pack
-15/ [PS4] Caligula Overdose
BACK/ [3DS] Kirby: Battle Royale
-20/ [NSW] Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2
BACK/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso
-27/ [NSW] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji
-25/ [PS4] Full Metal Panic! Fight! Who Dares Wins #

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

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 18 / 19
Nintendo 3DS: 5 / 5
PlayStation 4: 18 / 23
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 3

1st, Switch — 18
1st, PS4 — 18
3rd, 3DS — 5
4th, PSVita — 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [18 / 43] * 100 = SPI 41.86 | last week: [18 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [5 / 43] * 100 = SPI 11.63 | last week: [5 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 43] * 100 = SPI 41.86 | last week: [19 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 43] * 100 = SPI 4.65 | last week: [1 / 43] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 41.86 | last week: SPI 41.86 ⇒
1st, PS4 — SPI 41.86 | last week: SPI 44.19 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 11.63 | last week: SPI 11.63 ⇒
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.65 | last week: SPI 2.33 ⇗

 

Past-years released titles (18)

Nintendo Switch9 (9 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 46 (3 2017, 1 2016, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita0

1st, Switch — 9
2nd, PS4 — 6
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: [(10 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 4 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(3 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)] = ES 11 | last week: [(3 *1) + (1 *2) + (2 *3)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 11 
2nd, Switch — ES 9 | last week: ES 10 
3rd, 3DS — ES 4 | last week: ES 5 

4th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +4/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies > (lowest) -16/ [NSW] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon > (lowest) -21/ [3DS] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
PlayStation 4: (highest) +28/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix > (lowest) -27/ [PS4] Life is Strange: Before the Storm
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -7/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # > (lowest) -8/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018

Highest: +28/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
Lowest: -27/ [PS4] Life is Strange: Before the Storm

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(+2 + +2 + +4 + +1 + +3 + +2 + +1 + -5 + +2 + 0 + -16 + -6 + -2 + -3 + -4 + -11 + -9) / 17] = MM -2.29
Nintendo 3DS: [(+3 + 0 + -3 + -21 + 0) / 5] = MM -4.20
PlayStation 4: [(-1 + -2 + -7 + 0 + +28 + -1 + -7 + +8 + -27 + -1 + -7 + -6 + -6 + -1 + -26 + -3 + -7 + -22) / 18] = MM -4.89
PlayStation Vita: [(-7 + -8) / 2] = MM -7.50

1st, Switch — MM -2.29 | last week: MM -1.88 
2nd, 3DS — MM -4.20 | last week: MM +3.25 
3rd, PS4 — MM -4.89 | last week: MM -5.11 
4th, PSVita — MM -7.50 | last week: MM 0.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.25)] = DS 0.25
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 2.25
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4 — DS 2.25 | last week: DS 2.50
2nd, Switch — DS 1.50 | last week: DS 2.00
3rd, 3DSDS 0.25 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 4.50

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-2.29 – 1.50 + 1 + 7] = MI +4.21 | last week: [-1.88 – 2.00 + 0 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [-4.20 – 0.25 + 0 + 7] = MI +2.55 | last week: [+3.25 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-4.89 – 2.25 + 0 + 7] = MI -0.14 | last week: [-5.11 – 2.50 + 1 + 7]
PlayStation Vita: [-7.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI -0.50 | last week: [0.00 – 4.50 + 0 + 7]

1st, Switch — MI +4.21 | last week: MI +3.12 
2nd, 3DS — MI +2.55 | last week: MI +10.25
3rd, PS4 — MI -0.14 | last week: MI +0.39
4th, PSVita — MI -0.50 | 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 (June 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 4, 2018 – June 10, 2018.

 

 

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