Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 25, 2018 – July 1, 2018

NintendObserverEven though the Switch made it over 50K a week, all of the games that left the charts were actually on Nintendo.

 

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458) – 49,143 / 172,917
  2. +1/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 25,773 / 87,537
  3. NEW/ [PS4] The Crew 2 <RCE> (Ubisoft) {2018.06.29} (¥9,072) – 17,585 / NEW
  4. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 16,266 / 2,410,990
  5. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 10,774 / 1,604,166
  6. -4/ [PS4] New Gundam Breaker # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.21} (¥8,208) – 9,159 / 72,949
  7. NEW/ [NSW] Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.06.28} (¥7,538) – 6,431 / NEW
  8. -2/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 6,379 / 546,771
  9. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,143 / 1,030,773
  10. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 5,058 / 1,756,088
  11. -4/ [PS4] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥8,618) – 4,772 / 103,915
  12. -3/ [NSW] Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.05.03} (¥6,458) – 4,757 / 181,880
  13. NEW/ [PSV] Kurenai no Homura Sanada Ninpou Chou # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2018.06.28} (¥6,804) – 4,641 / NEW
  14. -3/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.05.25} (¥7,452) – 4,290 / 83,454
  15. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,898 / 1,656,991
  16. -2/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 3,342 / 196,279
  17. -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2017.09.14} (¥8,208) – 3,201 / 165,436
  18. -3/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 2,880 / 159,802
  19. -6/ [PS4] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.05.24} (¥5,184) – 2,440 / 115,291
  20. 0/ [NSW] FIFA 18 <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.29} (¥6,264) – 2,046 / 111,324
  21. -4/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # <ACT> (Marvelous) {2018.06.07} (¥6,458)
  22. +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  23. +2/ [PS4] FIFA 18 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2017.09.26} (¥8,424)
  24. NEW/ [PSV] Dynamic Chord feat. apple-polisher V edition # <ADV> (honeybee black) {2018.06.28} (¥6,264) / NEW
  25. -2/ [PS4] Rainbow Six Siege: Advanced Edition <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2018.03.01} (¥6,480)
  26. -7/ [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥8,618)
  27. -9/ [PS4] Record of Grancrest War # <SLG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.14} (¥8,856)
  28. -6/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  29. -8/ [PS4] Super Bomberman R <ACT> (Konami) {2018.06.14} (¥4,298)
  30. -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  31. -2/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  32. +7/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition <ADV> (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.12.03} (¥2,592)
  33. +1/ [PS4] Persona 5 # <RPG> (Atlus) {2016.09.15} (¥9,504)
  34. NEW/ [NSW] Shiin <ADV> (Electronic Arts) {2018.06.28} (¥5,184) / NEW
  35. -2/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  36. -6/ [NSW] Snack World: Trejarers Gold <RPG> (Level-5) {2018.04.12} (¥6,458)
  37. -6/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto Ⅴ: Premium Online Edition <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.06.14} (¥7,992)
  38. -2/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥4,990 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2015.10.08} (¥5,389)
  39. -11/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.04.26} (¥7,538)
  40. -3/ [NSW] Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 for Nintendo Switch <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2017.09.07} (¥7,344)
  41. -14/ [PS4] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.06.07} (¥3,456)
  42. +2/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu <ADV> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.03.23} (¥5,378)
  43. -11/ [NSW] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido <PZL> (Nintendo) {2018.06.08} (¥5,378)
  44. -2/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)
  45. -4/ [PS4] Life is Strange: Before the Storm <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.06.07} (¥4,104)
  46. -6/ [PS4] God of War # <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.04.20} (¥7,452)
  47. -9/ [PS4] Monster Hunter: World # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.01.26} (¥9,698)
  48. NEW/ [PS4] Tonari ni Kanojo no Iru Shiawase: Winter Guest # <ADV> (Entergram) {2018.06.28} (¥2,678) / NEW
  49. NEW/ [PS4] Island <ADV> (Prototype) {2018.06.28} (¥6,696) / NEW
  50. -2/ [NSW] Snipperclips Plus: Cut It Out, Together! <PZL> (Nintendo) {2017.11.10} (¥3,542)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 50,762 (48,944), +4% (+2%) / 4,529,759
  2. PlayStation 4 — 18,811 (20,295), -7% (-19%) / 6,854,686
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 7,323 (6,812), +8% (-3%) / 27,143,010
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,470 (2,163), +60% (-30%) / 5,878,976

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 24
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 26
Total home Nintendo titles: 20 / 24
Total portable Nintendo titles: 4 / 24
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 22 / 26
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 4 / 26

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

 

Brand-new titles (7)

NEW/ [PS4] The Crew 2
NEW/ [NSW] Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana
NEW/ [PSV] Kurenai no Homura Sanada Ninpou Chou #
NEW/ [PSV] Dynamic Chord feat. apple-polisher V edition #
NEW/ [NSW] Shiin
NEW/ [PS4] Tonari ni Kanojo no Iru Shiawase: Winter Guest #
NEW/ [PS4] Island

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

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (7)

-9/ [3DS] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
-23/ [NSW] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition
-1/ [NSW] Attack on Titan 2 #
BACK/ [NSW] The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
NEW/ [NSW] THE Mahjong
-28/ [NSW] God Wars: The Complete Legend #
+15/ [NSW] Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

1st, Switch — 6
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Previously released titles (43)

Nintendo Switch: 18 / 20
Nintendo 3DS: 4 / 4
PlayStation 4: 19 / 22
PlayStation Vita: 2 / 4

1st, PS4 — 19
2nd, Switch — 18
3rd, 3DS — 4
4th, PSVita — 2

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [18 / 43] * 100 = SPI 41.86 | last week: [21 / 46] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [4 / 43] * 100 = SPI 9.30 | last week: [5 / 46] * 100
PlayStation 4: [19 / 43] * 100 = SPI 44.19 | last week: [18 / 46] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [2 / 43] * 100 = SPI 4.65 | last week: [2 / 46] * 100

1st, PS4 — SPI 44.19 | last week: SPI 39.13 ⇗
2nd, Switch — SPI 41.86 | last week: SPI 45.65 ⇘
3rd, 3DS — SPI 9.30 | last week: SPI 10.87 ⇘
4th, PSVita — SPI 4.65 | last week: SPI 4.35 ⇗

 

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: [(11 *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 11 
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) +2/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -11/ [NSW] Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +2/ [3DS] Detective Pikachu > (lowest) -4/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo
PlayStation 4: (highest) +7/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition > (lowest) -14/ [PS4] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition
PlayStation Vita: (highest) -4/ [PSV] Fate/Extella Link # > (lowest) -11/ [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2018

Highest: +7/ [PS4] Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition
Lowest: -14/ [PS4] Little Nightmares Deluxe Edition

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + +1 + 0 + 0 + -2 + -1 + 0 + -3 + -2 + 0 + +2 + -6 + -2 + -6 + -3 + -11 + -2 + -2) / 18] = MM -2.06
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -4 + -2 + +2) / 4] = MM -2.75
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -4 + -3 + -1 + -3 + -6 + +2 + -2 + -7 + -9 + -8 + +7 + +1 + -6 + -2 + -14 + -4 + -6 + -9) / 19] = MM -4.11
PlayStation Vita: [(-4 + -11) / 2] = MM -7.50

1st, Switch — MM -2.06 | last week: MM -3.17 
2nd, 3DS — MM -2.75 | last week: MM -2.00 
3rd, PS4 — MM -4.11 | last week: MM -0.67 
4th, PSVita — MM -7.50 | last week: MM -3.00 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(4 *0.50) + (1 *0.75) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.75
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, Switch — DS 3.75 | last week: DS 0.50
2nd, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PS4 — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 3.50
4th, PSVita — DS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-2.06 – 3.75 + 0 + 7] = MI +1.19 | last week: [-3.17 – 0.50 + 3 + 4]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.75 – 0.50 + 0 + 7] = MI +3.75 | last week: [-2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 4]
PlayStation 4: [-4.11 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI +2.89 | last week: [-0.67 – 3.50 + 0 + 4]
PlayStation Vita: [-7.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 7] = MI -0.50 | last week: [-3.00 – 1.00 + 0 + 4]

1st, 3DS — MI +3.75 | last week: MI +2.00
2nd, PS4 — MI +2.89 | last week: MI -0.17
3rd, Switch — MI +1.19 | last week: MI +3.33 
4th, PSVita — MI -0.50 | last week: MI 0.00 

 

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 25, 2018 – July 1, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (June 25, 2018 – July 1, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of June 18, 2018 – June 24, 2018.

 

 

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