Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 18, 2018 – June 24, 2018

NintendObserverAll of the titles that came back into the charts were on Nintendo Switch.

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458) – 123,774 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] New Gundam Breaker # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.21} (¥8,208) – 63,790 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 61,764 / NEW
  4. -3/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 14,747 / 2,394,724
  5. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,296 / 1,593,392
  6. -1/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 6,720 / 540,392
  7. -5/ [PS4] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥8,618) – 6,499 / 99,143
  8. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,486 / 1,024,630
  9. -3/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 5,595 / 177,123
  10. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 5,136 / 1,751,030
  11. -4/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 4,706 / 79,164
  12. +2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,850 / 1,653,093
  13. -2/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184) – 3,263 /112,851
  14. -1/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 3,216 / 192,936
  15. +4/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 3,085 / 156,921
  16. +13/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 2,594 / 162,235
  17. -8/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥6,458) – 2,463 / 47,185
  18. -15/ [PS4] Record of Grancrest War # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.14} (¥8,856) – 2,336 / 14,208
  19. -3/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618) – 1,980 / 210,373
  20. +8/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264) – 1,920 / 109,278
  21. -9/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2018.06.14} (¥4,298)
  22. +2/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  23. -3/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480)
  24. -3/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  25. +15/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  26. -1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  27. -5/ [PS4] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  28. +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  29. +2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  30. -3/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458)
  31. -8/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto Ⅴ: Premium Online Edition <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.06.14} (¥7,992)
  32. -14/ [NSW] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido <PZL> (Nintendo) {2018.06.08} (¥5,378)
  33. -1/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  34. +13/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  35. +15/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle <SLG> (Nintendo) {2018.01.18} (¥6,458)
  36. +3/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  37. -3/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  38. -1/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  39. +3/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  40. -2/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452)
  41. -6/ [PS4] Life is Strange: Before the Storm <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.06.07} (¥4,104)
  42. BACK/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  43. -28/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend # <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.06.14} (¥6,458)
  44. -1/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378)
  45. NEW/ [NSW] THE Mahjong <TBL> (D3 Publisher) {2018.06.21} (¥3,024) / NEW
  46. BACK/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.02.01} (¥7,538)
  47. -1/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.03.15} (¥8,424)
  48. BACK/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)
  49. -23/ [NSW] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  50. -9/ [3DS] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido <PZL> (Nintendo) {2018.06.08} (¥5,378)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 48,944 (48,062), +2% (+18%) / 4,478,997
  2. PlayStation 4 — 20,295 (25,138), -19% (-6%) / 6,835,875
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,812 (7,052), -3% (+3%) / 27,135,687
  4. PlayStation Vita — 2,163 (3,099), -30% (-22%) / 5,875,506

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 29
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 21
Total home Nintendo titles: 24 / 29
Total portable Nintendo titles: 5 / 29
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 19 / 21
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 2 / 21

1st, Switch — 24
2nd, PS4 — 19
3rd, 3DS — 5
4th, PSVita — 2

 

Brand-new titles (4)

NEW/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces
NEW/ [PS4] New Gundam Breaker #
NEW/ [NSW] Minecraft
NEW/ [NSW] THE Mahjong

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

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together!
BACK/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
BACK/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso

1st, Switch — 3

 

Out-charted titles (7)

-22/ [PS4] Usotsuki Hime to Moumoku Ouji
-9/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 02: Robot Kit
-3/ [PS4] Cities: Skylines PlayStation 4 Edition
-26/ [PS4] BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle #
NEW/ [PS4] Clannad
NEW/ [PSV] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
NEW/ [PS4] God Wars: The Complete Legend #

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

 

Previously released titles (46)

Nintendo Switch: 21 / 24
Nintendo 3DS: 5 / 5
PlayStation 4: 18 / 19
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 2

1st, Switch — 21
2nd, PS4 — 18
3rd, 3DS — 5
4th, PSVita — 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [21 / 46] * 100 = SPI 45.65 | last week: [18 / 43] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [5 / 46] * 100 = SPI 10.87 | last week: [5 / 43] * 100
PlayStation 4: [18 / 46] * 100 = SPI 39.13 | last week: [18 / 43] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 46] * 100 = SPI 4.35 | last week: [2 / 43] * 100

1st, Switch — SPI 45.65 | last week: SPI 41.86 ⇗
2nd, PS4 — SPI 39.13 | last week: SPI 41.86 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 10.87 | last week: SPI 11.63 ⇘
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.35 | last week: SPI 4.65 ⇘

 

Past-years released titles (20)

Nintendo Switch11 (11 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 3 (2 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 46 (3 2017, 1 2016, 2 2015)
PlayStation Vita0

1st, Switch — 11
2nd, PS4 — 6
3rd, 3DS — 3
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(11 *1)] = ES 11 | last week: [(9 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 4 | last week: [(2 *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, Switch — ES 11 | last week: ES 9 
1st, PS4 — ES 11 | last week: ES 11 
3rd, 3DS — ES 4 | last week: ES 4 

4th, PSVita — ES 0 | last week: ES 0 

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch(highest) +15/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle > (lowest) -28/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon > (lowest) -9/ [3DS] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
PlayStation 4: (highest) +15/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # > (lowest) -15/ [PS4] Record of Grancrest War #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) +2/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 > (lowest) -8/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link #

Highest: +15/ [PS4] FIFA 18 #
Lowest: -28/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-3 + -1 + -1 + 0 + -3 + 0 + -1 + +8 + +2 + -3 + +2 + -3 + -14 + +15 + -3 + -28 + -1 + -23) / 18] = MM -3.17
Nintendo 3DS: [(+2 + -1 + -1 + -1 + -9) / 5] = MM -2.00
PlayStation 4: [(-5 + -4 + -2 + +4 + +13 + -15 + -3 + -9 + -3 + +15 + -5 + -8 + +13 + +3 + -1 + +3 + -2 + -6) / 18] = MM -0.67
PlayStation Vita: [(-8 + +2) / 2] = MM -3.00

1st, PS4 — MM -0.67 | last week: MM -4.89 
2nd, 3DS — MM -2.00 | last week: MM -4.20 
3rd, PSVita — MM -3.00 | last week: MM -7.50 
4th, Switch — MM -3.17 | last week: MM -2.29 

 

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: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(3 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 3.50
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, PS4 — DS 3.50 | last week: DS 2.25
2nd, PSVita — DS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, Switch — DS 0.50 | last week: DS 1.50
4th, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.25

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.17 – 0.50 + 3 + 4] = MI +3.33 | last week: [-2.29 – 1.50 + 1 + 7]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 4] = MI +2.00 | last week: [-4.20 – 0.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation 4: [-0.67 – 3.50 + 0 + 4] = MI -0.17 | last week: [-4.89 – 2.25 + 0 + 7]
PlayStation Vita: [-3.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 4] = MI 0.00 | last week: [-7.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 7]

1st, Switch — MI +3.33 | last week: MI +4.21 
2nd, 3DS — MI +2.00 | last week: MI +2.55
3rd, PSVita — MI 0.00 | last week: MI -0.50 
4th, PS4 — MI -0.17 | last week: MI -0.14

 

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 18, 2018 – June 24, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 18, 2018 – June 24, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 11, 2018 – June 17, 2018.

 

 

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