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Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018

NintendObserverMaybe by the time the generation ends there’ll be at least one week when all 50 games in charts will be on Nintendo but hey, we shall see.

 

☆ NintendObs Weekly – Monday, November 19, 2018 – Sunday, November 25, 2018.

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! # <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.11.16} (¥6,458) – 661,240 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Fallout 76 # <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.11.15} (¥8,618) – 73,489 / NEW
  3. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Party <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 20,942 / 345,627
  4. -2/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532) – 17,159 / 460,890
  5. NEW/ [PS4] Hitman 2 <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2018.11.15} (¥8,424) – 10,162 / NEW
  6. -5/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥5,378) – 9,320 / 36,689
  7. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 9,319 / 1,836,063
  8. -4/ [PS4] Red Dead Redemption 2 # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥9,504) – 8,120 / 192,181
  9. -2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 7,992 / 2,698,886
  10. -4/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 7,449 / 365,347
  11. -3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,215 / 1,159,398
  12. NEW/ [PS4] Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs: Steam Dungeon # <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.11.15} (¥8,618) – 5,025 / NEW
  13. -3/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 3,990 / 1,845,682
  14. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,493 / 1,760,304
  15. -4/ [PS4] Spider-Man # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥7,452) – 3,134 / 305,030
  16. -2/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 2,958 / 642,205
  17. NEW/ [NSW] RPG Maker MV <ETC> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.11.15} (¥8,424) – 2,641 / NEW
  18. -2/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588) – 2,181 / 225,417
  19. NEW/ [PS4] RPG Maker MV <ETC> (Kadokawa Games) {2018.11.15} (¥8,424) – 2,090 / NEW
  20. NEW/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice: Twilight Line # <ADV> (Idea Factory) {2018.11.15} (¥6,804) – 2,087 / NEW
  21. 0/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458)
  22. -7/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Odyssey # <RPG> (Ubisoft) {2018.10.02} (¥9,072)
  23. -1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  24. -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥8,208)
  25. -8/ [NSW] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.01} (¥6,156)
  26. -7/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  27. -2/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  28. +2/ [NSW] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥6,264)
  29. -3/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥7,538)
  30. -12/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  31. -4/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344)
  32. -8/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki IV – The End of Saga # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  33. -2/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥5,378)
  34. +1/ [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.02} (¥6,588)
  35. -7/ [PS4] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥8,424)
  36. NEW/ [NSW] Legendary Fishing <SPT> (Ubisoft) {2018.11.15} (¥5,184) / NEW
  37. -28/ [PS4] Tetris Effect <PZL> (Enhance) {2018.11.09} (¥4,500)
  38. -9/ [NSW] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.10.18} (¥5,184)
  39. -1/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  40. NEW/ [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.11.15} (¥4,309) / NEW
  41. -2/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥6,264)
  42. -22/ [PS4] Soul Calibur VI <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.10.18} (¥8,208)
  43. -6/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  44. +3/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  45. -9/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452)
  46. -14/ [PS4] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.10.25} (¥5,389)
  47. -14/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538)
  48. -8/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  49. 0/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  50. -37/ [PS4] Déraciné # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.11.08} (¥3,240)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 200,850 (54,235), +270% (+24%) / 5,601,957
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,789 (16,081), +11% (-8%) / 7,241,767
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,599 (6,218), +6% (-1%) / 27,304,107
  4. PlayStation Vita — 1,877 (1,869), +0% (-4%) / 5,934,052

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 31
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 19
Total home Nintendo titles: 24 / 31
Total portable Nintendo titles: 7 / 31
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 18 / 19
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 1 / 19

1st, Switch — 24
2nd, PS4 — 18
3rd, 3DS — 7
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! #
NEW/ [PS4] Fallout 76 #
NEW/ [PS4] Hitman 2
NEW/ [PS4] Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs: Steam Dungeon #
NEW/ [NSW] RPG Maker MV
NEW/ [PS4] RPG Maker MV
NEW/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice: Twilight Line #
NEW/ [NSW] Legendary Fishing
NEW/ [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Best Price!)

1st, Switch — 4
1st, PS4 — 4
3rd, PSVita — 1

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (9)

-6/ [NSW] Undertale
-3/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler
-8/ [NSW] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
-21/ [NSW] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International
-8/ [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice
-8/ [PS4] Persona 5 (New Price Edition)
-10/ [NSW] Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero
-8/ [PS4] Crystar
+16/ [NSW] Mega Man 11 #

1st, Switch — 7
2nd, PS4 — 2

 

Previously released titles (41)

Nintendo Switch: 20 / 24
Nintendo 3DS: 7 / 7
PlayStation 4: 14 / 18
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 1

1st, Switch — 20
2nd, PS4 — 14
3rd, 3DS — 7
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [20 / 41] * 100 = SPI 48.78 | last week: [27 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [7 / 41] * 100 = SPI 17.07 | last week: [6 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [14 / 41] * 100 = SPI 34.15 | last week: [14 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 48.78 | last week: SPI 57.45 
2nd, PS4SPI 34.15 | last week: SPI 29.79
3rd, 3DSSPI 17.07 | last week: SPI 12.77 
4th, PSVitaSPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 ⇒

 

Past-years released titles (11)

Nintendo Switch: 5 (5 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 4 (2 2017, 1 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 4: 2 (2 2017)
PlayStation Vita: 0

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(5 *1)] = ES 5 | last week: [(5 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 11 | last week: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(2 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DSES 11 | last week: ES 11 
2nd, SwitchES 5 | last week: ES 5 
3rd, PS4ES 2 | last week: ES 2 

4th, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) +3/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX > (lowest) -14/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) 0/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 > (lowest) -6/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
PlayStation 4: (highest) -1/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 > (lowest) -37/ [PS4] Déraciné #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) none = (lowest) none

Highest: +3/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
Lowest: -37/ [PS4] Déraciné #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -2 + -2 + -4 + -3 + -3 + -2 + -2 + 0 + -8 + -2 + +2 + -3 + -4 + +1 + -9 + -2 + +3 + -14 + -8) / 20] = MM -3.10
Nintendo 3DS: [(-5 + -2 + -1 + -2 + -1 + -6 + 0) / 7] = MM -2.43
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -4 + -4 + -7 + -1 + -7 + -12 + -8 + -7 + -28 + -22 + -9 + -14 + -37) / 14] = MM -11.57
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, 3DSMM -2.43 | last week: MM +0.83 
2nd, SwitchMM -3.10 | last week: MM -2.96 
3rd, PS4MM -11.57 | last week: MM -4.69 
4th, PSVitaMM N/A | last week: MM N/A 

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(7 *0.50)] = DS 3.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50)] = DS 1.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, SwitchDS 3.50 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, PS4DS 1.00 | last week: DS 1.25
3rd, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PSVitaDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-3.10 – 3.50 + 0 + 9] = MI +2.40 | last week: [-2.96 – 1.00 + 1 + 3]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.43 – 0.00 + 0 + 9] = MI +6.57 | last week: [+0.83 – 0.00 + 0 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-11.57 – 1.00 + 0 + 9] = MI -3.57 | last week: [-4.69 – 1.25 + 1 + 3]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, 3DSMI +6.57 | last week: MI +3.83
2nd, SwitchMI +2.40 | last week: MI +0.04
3rd, PS4MI -3.57 | last week: MI -1.94
4th, PSVitaMI N/A | last week: MI N/A

 

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 (November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018.

 

 

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