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Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 19, 2018 – November 25, 2018

NintendObserverThe Switch now at 100k+ units in a week even after the Pokémon Let’s Go launch push. Imagine the outlook when Smash Ultimate comes out.

 

☆ NintendObs Weekly – Monday, November 26, 2018 – Sunday, December 2, 2018.

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! # <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.11.16} (¥6,458) – 162,467 / 823,707
  2. NEW/ [PS4] Battlefield V <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.11.20} (¥8,424) – 110,653 / NEW
  3. NEW/ [PS4] Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 4+: Summer Memories <ADV> (Granzella) {2018.11.22} (¥7,776) – 42,272 / NEW
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Shenmue I & II # <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.11.22} (¥4,309) – 37,529 / NEW
  5. -2/ [NSW] Super Mario Party <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 24,450 / 370,077
  6. -4/ [PS4] Fallout 76 # <RPG> (Bethesda Softworks) {2018.11.15} (¥8,618) – 11,800 / 85,289
  7. 0/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,714 / 1,847,777
  8. +1/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 10,527 / 2,709,412
  9. -5/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532) – 10,052 / 470,942
  10. 0/ [NSW] Minecraft <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 9,818 / 375,166
  11. 0/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 6,883 / 1,166,281
  12. -6/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥5,378) – 6,640 / 43,329
  13. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 5,309 / 1,850,991
  14. NEW/ [3DS] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥5,724) – 5,212 / NEW
  15. -7/ [PS4] Red Dead Redemption 2 # <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.10.26} (¥9,504) – 4,411 / 196,592
  16. -2/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 4,169 / 1,764,472
  17. -1/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 3,996 / 646,201
  18. NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: HUGtto! PreCure <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥5,184) – 3,301 / NEW
  19. -14/ [PS4] Hitman 2 <ADV> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2018.11.15} (¥8,424) – 2,821 / 12,983
  20. -2/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588) – 2,650 / 228,067
  21. 0/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458) – 2,283
  22. +1/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916) – 2,238
  23. -8/ [PS4] Spider-Man # <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.09.07} (¥7,452) – 2,070
  24. +3/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298) – 1,956
  25. +1/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344) – 1,875
  26. NEW/ [PS4] Uncharted Collection (PlayStation Hits) <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥2,149) – 1,810
  27. -3/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥8,208) – 1,719
  28. +1/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥7,538) – 1,673
  29. NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: Ultraman R/B <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥5,184) – 1,591
  30. NEW/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human (Value Selection) <ADV> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥4,212) – 1,542
  31. -3/ [NSW] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥6,264) – 1,464
  32. -1/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344) – 1,387
  33. 0/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥5,378) – 1,307
  34. -9/ [NSW] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.01} (¥6,156) – 1,296
  35. +4/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937) – 1,222
  36. NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥5,184) – 1,221
  37. -15/ [PS4] Assassin’s Creed Odyssey # <RPG> (Ubisoft) {2018.10.02} (¥9,072) – 1,203
  38. +5/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298) – 1,175
  39. -5/ [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.02} (¥6,588) – 1,128
  40. BACK/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou <ACT> (Spike Chunsoft) {2017.11.30} (¥6,458) – 1,066
  41. 0/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥6,264) – 1,003
  42. -7/ [PS4] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥8,424) – 999
  43. +6/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378) – 988
  44. -4/ [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Best Price!) <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.11.15} (¥4,309) – 962
  45. +2/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538) – 947
  46. -16/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2018.09.27} (¥8,424) – 925
  47. -3/ [NSW] Pokkén Tournament DX <FTG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.09.22} (¥6,458) – 920
  48. BACK/ [PS4] Playstation VR Worlds # <ETC> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2016.10.13} (¥5,292) – 895
  49. -11/ [NSW] Dark Souls Remastered <RPG> (From Software) {2018.10.18} (¥5,184) – 893
  50. BACK/ [NSW] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy <ACT> (Sega Games) {2018.10.18} (¥5,292) – 869

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 108,375 (200,850), -46% (+270%) / 5,710,332
  2. PlayStation 4 — 24,364 (17,789), +37% (+11%) / 7,266,131
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 9,883 (6,599), +50% (+6%) / 27,313,990
  4. PlayStation Vita — 1,688 (1,877), -10% (+0%) / 5,935,740

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 34
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 16
Total home Nintendo titles: 25 / 34
Total portable Nintendo titles: 9 / 34
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 16 / 16
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 0 / 16

1st, Switch — 25
2nd, PS4 — 16
3rd, 3DS — 9
4th, PSVita — 0

 

Brand-new titles (9)

NEW/ [PS4] Battlefield V
NEW/ [PS4] Zettai Zetsumei Toshi 4+: Summer Memories
NEW/ [PS4] Shenmue I & II #
NEW/ [3DS] Neko Tomo
NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: HUGtto! PreCure
NEW/ [PS4] Uncharted Collection (PlayStation Hits)
NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: Ultraman R/B
NEW/ [PS4] Detroit: Become Human (Value Selection)
NEW/ [NSW] Nari Kids Park: Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger

1st, PS4 — 5
2nd, Switch — 3
3rd, 3DS — 1

 

Re-charted titles (3)

BACK/ [NSW] Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
BACK/ [PS4] Playstation VR Worlds #
BACK/ [3DS] Shingeki no Kyojin 2: Mirai no Zahyou

1st, Switch — 1
1st, 3DS — 1

1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (12)

-37/ [PS4] Déraciné #
-8/ [NSW] Warriors Orochi 4 #
-14/ [PS4] Street Fighter: 30th Anniversary Collection International
-9/ [PS4] Gran Turismo Sport
-22/ [PS4] Soul Calibur VI
-28/ [PS4] Tetris Effect
NEW/ [NSW] Legendary Fishing
-8/ [PS4] Eiyuu Densetsu: Sen no Kiseki IV – The End of Saga #
NEW/ [PSV] Shiro to Kuro no Alice: Twilight Line #
NEW/ [PS4] RPG Maker MV
NEW/ [NSW] RPG Maker MV
NEW/ [PS4] Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs: Steam Dungeon #

1st, PS4 — 8
2nd, Switch — 3
3rd, PSVita — 1

 

Previously released titles (41)

Nintendo Switch: 22 / 25
Nintendo 3DS: 8 / 9
PlayStation 4: 11 / 16
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 0

1st, Switch — 22
2nd, PS4 — 11
3rd, 3DS — 8
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [22 / 41] * 100 = SPI 53.66 | last week: [20 / 41] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [8 / 41] * 100 = SPI 19.51 | last week: [7 / 41] * 100
PlayStation 4: [11 / 41] * 100 = SPI 26.83 | last week: [14 / 41] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 41] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 41] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 53.66 | last week: SPI 48.78 
2nd, PS4SPI 26.83 | last week: SPI 34.15
3rd, 3DSSPI 19.51 | last week: SPI 17.07 
4th, PSVitaSPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 ⇒

 

Past-years released titles (12)

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

1st, Switch — 5
1st, 3DS — 5
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: [(3 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)] = ES 12 | last week: [(2 *1) + (1 *2) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 3 | last week: [(2 *1)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DSES 12 | last week: ES 11 
2nd, SwitchES 5 | last week: ES 5 
3rd, PS4ES 3 | last week: ES 2 

4th, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) +3/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker > (lowest) -11/ [NSW] Dark Souls Remastered
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +6/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 > (lowest) -6/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion
PlayStation 4: (highest) +1/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix > (lowest) -16/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 #
PlayStation Vita: (highest) none = (lowest) none

Highest: +6/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100
Lowest: -16/ [PS4] Warriors Orochi 4 #

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + -2 + 0 + +1 + 0 + 0 + 0 + -1 + -2 + 0 + +3 + +1 + -3 + -1 + -9 + -5 + 0 + -4 + +2 + -3 + -11) / 21] = MM -1.62
Nintendo 3DS: [(-6 + -2 + +1 + 0 + +4 + +5 + +6) / 7] = MM +1.14
PlayStation 4: [(-4 + -5 + -7 + -14 + -8 + +1 + -3 + -15 + -7 + -16) / 10] = MM -7.80
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, 3DSMM +1.14 | last week: MM -2.43 
2nd, SwitchMM -1.62 | last week: MM -3.10 
3rd, PS4MM -7.80 | last week: MM -11.57 
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 *0.50) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 2.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(4 *0.50) + (2 *0.75) + (2 *1.00)] = DS 5.50
PlayStation Vita: [(1 *1.00)] = DS 1.00

1st, PS4DS 5.50 | last week: DS 1.00
2nd, SwitchDS 2.50 | last week: DS 3.50
3rd, PSVitaDS 1.00 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-1.62 – 2.50 + 1 + 9] = MI +5.88 | last week: [-3.10 – 3.50 + 0 + 9]
Nintendo 3DS: [+1.14 – 0.00 + 1 + 9] = MI +11.14 | last week: [-2.43 – 0.00 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation 4: [-7.80 – 5.50 + 1 + 9] = MI -3.30 | last week: [-11.57 – 1.00 + 0 + 9]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, 3DSMI +11.14 | last week: MI +6.57
2nd, SwitchMI +5.88 | last week: MI +2.40
3rd, PS4MI -3.30 | last week: MI -3.57
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 19, 2018 – November 25, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (November 19, 2018 – November 25, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of November 12, 2018 – November 18, 2018.

 

 

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