Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 29, 2018 – November 4, 2018

NintendObserverSo that’s 34 games on Nintendo. Can we make it 40 when Smash comes out. 

 

☆ NintendObs Weekly – Monday, November 12, 2018 – Sunday, November 18, 2018.

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Software Sales

  1. +1/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532) – 39,077 / 417,990
  2. -1/ [PS4] Red Dead Redemption 2 # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥9,504) – 34,258 / 167,242
  3. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Party <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 27,001 / 301,351
  4. +1/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 8,093 / 350,337
  5. +2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 8,000 / 1,818,277
  6. +2/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 6,605 / 2,684,110
  7. +5/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 4,628 / 1,147,476
  8. +2/ [PS4] Soul Calibur VI <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.10.18} (¥8,208) – 4,304 / 33,766
  9. 0/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Odyssey # <RPG> (Ubisoft) {2018.10.02} (¥9,072) – 4,240 / 82,874
  10. NEW/ [NSW] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.01} (¥6,156) – 4,151 / NEW
  11. +3/ [PS4] Spider-Man # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥7,452) – 3,808 / 298,124
  12. +4/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 3,568 / 1,753,461
  13. +5/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 3,301 / 1,837,912
  14. -1/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424) – 2,887 / 151,189
  15. +5/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588) – 2,751 / 220,756
  16. +6/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 2,689 / 636,284
  17. -13/ [PS4] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.10.25} (¥5,389) – 2,360 / 16,358
  18. +1/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki IV – The End of Saga # <RPG> (Nihon Falcom) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424) – 2,317 / 110,314
  19. +4/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344) – 2,298 / 43,051
  20. -5/ [NSW] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.10.18} (¥5,184) – 2,248 / 20,267
  21. +8/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥8,208)
  22. +2/ [PS4] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥8,424)
  23. +4/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458)
  24. -18/ [NSW] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International <FTG> (Capcom) {2018.10.25} (¥5,389)
  25. 0/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥7,538)
  26. +5/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  27. +5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  28. +10/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  29. -3/ [NSW] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥6,264)
  30. 0/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424)
  31. +4/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥5,378)
  32. -21/ [NSW] Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.10.25} (¥7,538)
  33. -12/ [PS4] Crystar <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.10.18} (¥8,618)
  34. +7/ [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.02} (¥6,588)
  35. +7/ [PS4] Persona 5 (New Price Edition) <RPG> (Atlus) {2018.09.06} (¥5,378)
  36. +11/ [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.23} (¥8,208)
  37. +6/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  38. -4/ [NSW] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.10.18} (¥5,292)
  39. BACK/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  40. -3/ [PS4] Astro Bot: Rescue Mission <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.04} (¥5,292)
  41. BACK/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458)
  42. -6/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥6,264)
  43. -26/ [NSW] Yomawari: The Long Night Collection <ACT> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2018.10.25} (¥7,538)
  44. BACK/ [NSW] Undertale <RPG> (8-4) {2018.09.15} (¥4,320)
  45. BACK/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler <RPG> (Square Enix) {2018.07.13} (¥7,344)
  46. BACK/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2 <ADV> (Bethesda Softworks) {2017.10.19} (¥8,618)
  47. +2/ [PS4] Mega Man 11 # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.10.04} (¥5,389)
  48. BACK/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  49. BACK/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  50. -2/ [NSW] Mega Man 11 # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.10.04} (¥5,389)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 43,747 (37,855), +16% (-10%) / 5,346,872
  2. PlayStation 4 — 17,540 (20,639), -15% (-5%) / 7,207,897
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 6,274 (5,647), +11% (-12%) / 27,291,290
  4. PlayStation Vita — 1,945 (2,115), -8% (-6%) / 5,930,306

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 34
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 16
Total home Nintendo titles: 28 / 32
Total portable Nintendo titles: 6 / 32
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 16
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 0 / 16

1st, Switch — 28
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 6
4th, PSVita — 0

 

Brand-new titles (1)

NEW/ [NSW] Neko Tomo

1st, Switch — 1

 

Re-charted titles (7)

BACK/ [NSW] Arms
BACK/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 #
BACK/ [PS4] The Evil Within 2
BACK/ [NSW] Octopath Traveler
BACK/ [NSW] Undertale
BACK/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX
BACK/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100

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

 

Out-charted titles (8)

-13/ [PS4] Shadow of the Tomb Raider
-20/ [PS4] Varnir of the Dragon Star: Ecdysis of the Dragon #
NEW/ [NSW] Memories Off: Innocent Fille
NEW/ [NSW] Nora to Oujo to Noraneko Heart HD #
NEW/ [NSW] WorldNeverland: Elnea Kingdom
NEW/ [NSW] Deemo
NEW/ [PS4] Nora to Oujo to Noraneko Heart HD #
NEW/ [NSW] Cendrillon palikA #

1st, Switch — 5
2nd, PS4 — 3

 

Previously released titles (49)

Nintendo Switch: 27 / 28
Nintendo 3DS: 6 / 6
PlayStation 4: 16 / 16
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 0

1st, Switch — 27
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 6
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [27 / 49] * 100 = SPI 55.10 | last week: [20 / 39] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [6 / 49] * 100 = SPI 12.24 | last week: [4 / 39] * 100
PlayStation 4: [16 / 49] * 100 = SPI 32.65 | last week: [15 / 39] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 49] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 39] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 55.10 | last week: SPI 51.28 
2nd, PS4SPI 32.65 | last week: SPI 38.46
3rd, 3DSSPI 12.24 | last week: SPI 10.26 
4th, PSVitaSPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 ⇒

 

Past-years released titles (12)

Nintendo Switch: 6 (6 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 4 (2 2017, 1 2016, 1 2011)
PlayStation 4: 2 (2 2017)
PlayStation Vita: 0

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

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(6 *1)] = ES 6 | last week: [(4 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 11 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation 4: [(2 *1)] = ES 2 | last week: [(1 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DSES 11 | last week: ES 3 
2nd, SwitchES 6 | last week: ES 4 
3rd, PS4ES 2 | last week: ES 1 

4th, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) +11/ [NSW] My Hero One’s Justice > (lowest) -26/ [NSW] Yomawari: The Long Night Collection
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +6/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker > (lowest) +4/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold
PlayStation 4: (highest) +10/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix > (lowest) -13/ [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 + +1 + +2 + +2 + +5 + +5 + +5 + +6 + +4 + -5 + +4 + -18 + 0 + +5 + -3 + 0 + -21 + +7 + +11 + -4 + -6 + -26 + -2) / 23] = MM -1.22
Nintendo 3DS: [(+4 + +5 + +4 + +6) / 4] = MM +4.75
PlayStation 4: [(+1 + -1 + +2 + 0 + +3 + -1 + -13 + +1 + +8 + +2 + +10 + -12 + +7 + -3 + +2) / 15] = MM +0.40
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, 3DSMM +4.75 | last week: MM -4.75 
2nd, PS4MM +0.40 | last week: MM -7.47 
3rd, SwitchMM -1.22 | last week: MM -4.40 
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: [(5 *1.00)] = DS 5.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(2 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, SwitchDS 5.00 | last week: DS 2.50
2nd, PS4DS 2.00 | last week: DS 1.75
3rd, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00
4th, PSVitaDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-1.22 – 5.00 + 4 + 1] = MI -1.22 | last week: [-4.40 – 2.50 + 0 + 11]
Nintendo 3DS: [+4.75 – 0.00 + 2 + 1] = MI +7.75 | last week: [-4.75 – 1.00 + 0 + 11]
PlayStation 4: [+0.40 – 2.00 + 1 + 1] = MI +0.40 | last week: [-7.47 – 1.75 + 0 + 11]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, 3DSMI +7.75 | last week: MI +5.25
2nd, PS4MI +0.40 | last week: MI +1.78
3rd, SwitchMI -1.22 | last week: MI +4.10
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 (October 29, 2018 – November 4, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (October 29, 2018 – November 4, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of October 22, 2018 – October 28, 2018.

 

 

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