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Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018

NintendObserverStill 34 games on Nintendo. I wanna see that 40 on Christmas week. 

 

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥5,378) – 27,370 / NEW
  2. -1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532) – 25,740 / 443,731
  3. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Party <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 23,333 / 324,685
  4. -2/ [PS4] Red Dead Redemption 2 # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥9,504) – 16,819 / 184,061
  5. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 8,466 / 1,826,744
  6. -2/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 7,562 / 357,898
  7. -1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 6,783 / 2,690,893
  8. -1/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 5,706 / 1,153,183
  9. NEW/ [PS4] Tetris Effect <PZL> (Enhance) {2018.11.09} (¥4,500) – 4,372 / NEW
  10. +3/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 3,780 / 1,841,692
  11. 0/ [PS4] Spider-Man # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥7,452) – 3,771 / 301,895
  12. 0/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,349 / 1,756,810
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Déraciné # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.11.08} (¥3,240) – 3,086 / NEW
  14. +2/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 2,963 / 639,247
  15. -6/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Odyssey # <RPG> (Ubisoft) {2018.10.02} (¥9,072) – 2,832 / 85,706
  16. -1/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588) – 2,481 / 223,236
  17. -7/ [NSW] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.01} (¥6,156) – 2,148 / 6,298
  18. -4/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424) – 2,025 / 153,214
  19. +9/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 1,977 / 198,896
  20. -12/ [PS4] Soul Calibur VI <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.10.18} (¥8,208) – 1,824 / 35,590
  21. +2/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458)
  22. +5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  23. -2/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥8,208)
  24. -6/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki IV – The End of Saga # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  25. +1/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  26. -1/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥7,538)
  27. -8/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344)
  28. -6/ [PS4] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥8,424)
  29. -9/ [NSW] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.10.18} (¥5,184)
  30. -1/ [NSW] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥6,264)
  31. 0/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥5,378)
  32. -15/ [PS4] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.10.25} (¥5,389)
  33. BACK/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538)
  34. +16/ [NSW] Mega Man 11 # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.10.04} (¥5,389)
  35. -1/ [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.02} (¥6,588)
  36. BACK/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport <RCE> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2017.10.19} (¥7,452)
  37. 0/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  38. +10/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  39. +3/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥6,264)
  40. -10/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  41. -8/ [PS4] Crystar <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.10.18} (¥8,618)
  42. -10/ [NSW] Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.10.25} (¥7,538)
  43. -8/ [PS4] Persona 5 (New Price Edition) <RPG> (Atlus) {2018.09.06} (¥5,378)
  44. -8/ [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.23} (¥8,208)
  45. -21/ [NSW] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.10.25} (¥5,389)
  46. -8/ [NSW] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.10.18} (¥5,292)
  47. -6/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  48. -3/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.07.13} (¥7,344)
  49. -10/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  50. -6/ [NSW] Undertale <RPG> (8-4) {2018.09.15} (¥4,320)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 54,235 (43,747), +24% (+16%) / 5,401,107
  2. PlayStation 4 — 16,081 (17,540), -8% (-15%) / 7,223,978
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,218 (6,274), -1% (+11%) / 27,297,508
  4. PlayStation Vita — 1,869 (1,945), -4% (-8%) / 5,932,175

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 34
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 16
Total home Nintendo titles: 27 / 34
Total portable Nintendo titles: 7 / 34
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 16
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 0 / 16

1st, Switch — 27
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 7
4th, PSVita — 0

 

Brand-new titles (3)

NEW/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion
NEW/ [PS4] Tetris Effect
NEW/ [PS4] Déraciné #

1st, PS4 — 2
2nd, 3DS — 1

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport
BACK/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit

1st, Switch — 1
2nd, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (5)

BACK/ [NSW] Arms
+2/ [PS4] Mega Man 11 #
BACK/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2
-26/ [NSW] Yomawari: The Long Night Collection
-3/ [PS4] Astro Bot: Rescue Mission

1st, PS4 — 3
2nd, Switch — 2

 

Previously released titles (47)

Nintendo Switch: 27 / 27
Nintendo 3DS: 6 / 7
PlayStation 4: 14 / 16
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 0

1st, Switch — 27
2nd, PS4 — 14
3rd, 3DS — 6
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [27 / 47] * 100 = SPI 57.45 | last week: [27 / 49] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [6 / 47] * 100 = SPI 12.77 | last week: [6 / 49] * 100
PlayStation 4: [14 / 47] * 100 = SPI 29.79 | last week: [16 / 49] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 47] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 49] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 57.45 | last week: SPI 55.10 
2nd, PS4SPI 29.79 | last week: SPI 32.65
3rd, 3DSSPI 12.77 | last week: SPI 12.24 
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: [(6 *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 6 
3rd, PS4ES 2 | last week: ES 2 

4th, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) +16/ [NSW] Mega Man 11 # > (lowest) -21/ [NSW] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +10/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # > (lowest) -10/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100
PlayStation 4: (highest) +9/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix > (lowest) -15/ [PS4] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International
PlayStation Vita: (highest) none = (lowest) none

Highest: +11/ [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice
Lowest: -26/ [NSW] Yomawari: The Long Night Collection

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + 0 + -2 + -1 + -1 + +3 + +2 + -1 + -7 + +2 + +1 + -1 + -8 + -9 + -1 + +16 + -1 + +3 + -10 + -10 + -8 + -21 + -8 + -6 + -3 + -6) / 26] = MM -2.96
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 + +5 + 0 + 0 + +10 + -10) / 6] = MM +0.83
PlayStation 4: [(-1 + -2 + 0 + -6 + -4 + +9 + -12 + -2 + -6 + -6 + -15 + -8 + -8) / 13] = MM -4.69
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, 3DSMM +0.83 | last week: MM +4.75 
2nd, SwitchMM -2.96 | last week: MM -1.22 
3rd, PS4MM -4.69 | last week: MM +0.40 
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: [(1 *0.25) + (1 *0.75)] = DS 1.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (2 *0.50)] = DS 1.25
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4DS 1.25 | last week: DS 2.00
2nd, SwitchDS 1.00 | last week: DS 5.00
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: [-2.96 – 1.00 + 1 + 3] = MI +0.04 | last week: [-1.22 – 5.00 + 4 + 1]
Nintendo 3DS: [+0.83 – 0.00 + 0 + 3] = MI +3.83 | last week: [+4.75 – 0.00 + 2 + 1]
PlayStation 4: [-4.69 – 1.25 + 1 + 3] = MI -1.94 | last week: [+0.40 – 2.00 + 1 + 1]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, 3DSMI +3.83 | last week: MI +7.75
2nd, SwitchMI +0.04 | last week: MI -1.22
3rd, PS4MI -1.94 | last week: MI +0.40
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 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 5, 2018 – November 11, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 29, 2018 – November 4, 2018.

 

 

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