Observations on Media Create for the Week of December 17, 2018 – December 23, 2018

NintendObserverWe’ve now reached 40 out of 50 games on Nintendo in one of the busiest weeks of the year.

 

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Software Sales

  1. 0/ [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7,776) – 452,617 / 2,079,769
  2. +3/ [NSW] Super Mario Party # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 155,060 / 742,355
  3. +1/ [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! # <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.11.16} (¥6,458) – 144,770 / 1,265,790
  4. NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥8,424) – 110,285 / NEW
  5. NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥8,424) – 97,673 / NEW
  6. +1/ [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 48,359 / 479,769
  7. -1/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 47,096 / 1,958,270
  8. 0/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 41,405 / 2,809,117
  9. -6/ [PS4] Judgment <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8,953) – 37,643 / 185,889
  10. -8/ [PS4] God Eater 3 # <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.12.13} (¥8,856) – 25,039 / 175,562
  11. 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 21,643 / 691,939
  12. -3/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 21,384 / 1,902,226
  13. NEW/ [PS4] Onimusha: Warlords # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.12.20} (¥3,769) – 21,367 / NEW
  14. -4/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 16,093 / 1,212,043
  15. -1/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588) – 15,580 / 259,863
  16. -3/ [3DS] Luigi’s Mansion <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.11.08} (¥5,378) – 15,325 / 79,700
  17. NEW/ [NSW] Katamari Damacy Reroll <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.12.20} (¥3,456) – 11,665 / NEW
  18. NEW/ [PS4] Brave Neptunia: Sekai Yo Uchuu Yo Katsumoku Seyo!! Ultimate RPG Sengen!! # <RPG> (Compile Heart) {2018.12.20} (¥7,776) – 11,521 / NEW
  19. +1/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458) – 10,957 / 392,757
  20. -4/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378) – 10,140 / 1,790,327
  21. -3/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 03: Vehicle Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.09.14} (¥7,538)
  22. -3/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  23. NEW/ [NSW] Onimusha: Warlords # <ACT> (Capcom) {2018.12.20} (¥3,769)
  24. +13/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344)
  25. +7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS <FTG> (Nintendo) {2014.09.13} (¥5,616)
  26. -2/ [NSW] Chou Tousouchuu & Chou Sentouchuu Double Pack <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.29} (¥5,724)
  27. -5/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  28. -11/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532)
  29. -3/ [3DS] Mario Party: The Top 100 <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.12.28} (¥5,378)
  30. +1/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Atsumare! Sumikko Town <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2018.10.04} (¥6,264)
  31. +3/ [NSW] FIFA 19 # <SPT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.09.25} (¥6,264)
  32. +1/ [3DS] WarioWare Gold <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.08.02} (¥5,378)
  33. -3/ [3DS] Mario Kart 7 # <RCE> (Nintendo) {2011.12.01} (¥4,937)
  34. -7/ [3DS] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  35. +1/ [3DS] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.21} (¥5,724)
  36. -11/ [NSW] Kamen Rider Climax Scramble Zi-O # <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.29} (¥7,344)
  37. -8/ [NSW] Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit <EDU> (Nintendo) {2018.04.20} (¥7,538)
  38. +1/ [NSW] Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution <SPT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.08.02} (¥6,588)
  39. -24/ [PS4] Battlefield V <ACT> (Electronic Arts) {2018.11.20} (¥8,424)
  40. NEW/ [PS4] Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection <ETC> (Arc System Works) {2018.12.20} (¥5,800)
  41. NEW/ [NSW] Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection <ETC> (Arc System Works) {2018.12.20} (¥5,800)
  42. +1/ [NSW] 1-2-Switch <ETC> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥5,378)
  43. -15/ [NSW] Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle <ACT> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2018.12.13} (¥3,240)
  44. -4/ [NSW] Arms <FTG> (Nintendo) {2017.06.16} (¥6,458)
  45. 0/ [NSW] Neko Tomo <ETC> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.11.01} (¥6,156)
  46. -8/ [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2019 <SPT> (Konami) {2018.08.30} (¥8,208)
  47. +1/ [NSW] Beyblade Burst: Battle Zero <RPG> (FuRyu) {2018.10.25} (¥7,538)
  48. -7/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS <ACT> (Nintendo) {2016.12.01} (¥5,076)
  49. -28/ [PS4] Just Cause 4 <ACT> (Square Enix) {2018.12.06} (¥8,618)
  50. 0/ [NSW] Sumikko Gurashi: Sumikko Park e Youkoso <ETC> (Nippon Columbia) {2017.12.07} (¥6,264)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 278,701 (281,213), -1% (-0%) / 6,672,014
  2. PlayStation 4 — 75,793 (81,594), -7% (+10%) / 7,518,424
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 26,936 (20,037), +34% (+40%) / 27,385,670
  4. PlayStation Vita — 3,939 (2,647), +49% (+7%) / 5,946,608

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 40
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 10
Total home Nintendo titles: 30 / 40
Total portable Nintendo titles: 10 / 40
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 10 / 10
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 0 / 10

1st, Switch — 30
2nd, 3DS — 10
2nd, PS4 — 10
4th, PSVita — 0

 

Brand-new titles (8)

NEW/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2
NEW/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2
NEW/ [PS4] Onimusha: Warlords #
NEW/ [NSW] Katamari Damacy Reroll
NEW/ [PS4] Brave Neptunia: Sekai Yo Uchuu Yo Katsumoku Seyo!! Ultimate RPG Sengen!! #
NEW/ [NSW] Onimusha: Warlords #
NEW/ [PS4] Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection
NEW/ [NSW] Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection

1st, Switch — 4
1st, PS4 — 4

 

Re-charted titles (0)

None.

 

Out-charted titles (8)

-22/ [PS4] Playstation VR Worlds #
-16/ [PS4] Dead by Daylight
-18/ [PS4] Red Dead Redemption 2 #
-11/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix
+8/ [PS4] FIFA 19 #
-24/ [3DS] Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth
NEW/ [NSW] Peach Ball: Senran Kagura
NEW/ [NSW] Senran Kagura: Peach and Reflexions Limited Double Pack

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

 

Previously released titles (42)

Nintendo Switch: 26 / 30
Nintendo 3DS: 10 / 10
PlayStation 4: 6 / 10
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 0

1st, Switch — 26
2nd, 3DS — 10
3rd, PS4 — 6
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [26 / 42] * 100 = SPI 61.90 | last week: [22 / 45] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [10 / 42] * 100 = SPI 23.81 | last week: [11 / 45] * 100
PlayStation 4: [6 / 42] * 100 = SPI 14.29 | last week: [9 / 45] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 42] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 45] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 61.90 | last week: SPI 55.56 
2nd, 3DSSPI 23.81 | last week: SPI 24.44 
3rd, PS4SPI 14.29 | last week: SPI 20.00
4th, PSVitaSPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00 ⇒

 

Past-years released titles (13)

Nintendo Switch: 7 (7 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 6 (2 2017, 2 2016, 1 2014, 1 2011)
PlayStation 4: 0
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, Switch — 7
2nd, 3DS — 6
3rd, PS4 — 0
3rd, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(7 *1)] = ES 7 | last week: [(7 *1)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(2 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *4) + (1 *7)] = ES 17 | last week: [(2 *1) + (2 *2) + (1 *4) + (1 *7)]
PlayStation 4: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(1 *1) + (1 *2)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, 3DSES 17 | last week: ES 17 
2nd, SwitchES 7 | last week: ES 7 
3rd, PS4ES 0 | last week: ES 3 

3rd, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) +13/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ > (lowest) -15/ [NSW] Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) +7/ [3DS] Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS > (lowest) -7/ [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
PlayStation 4: (highest) -6/ [PS4] Judgment > (lowest) -28/ [PS4] Just Cause 4
PlayStation Vita: (highest) none = (lowest) none

Highest: +13/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ
Lowest: -28/ [PS4] Just Cause 4

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(0 + +3 + +1 + +1 + -1 + 0 + 0 + -3 + -4 + -1 + +1 + -3 + -3 + +13 + -2 + +1 + +3 + -11 + -8 + +1 + +1 + -15 + -4 + 0 + +1 + 0) / 26] = MM -1.12
Nintendo 3DS: [(-3 + -4 + +7 + -5 + -3 + +1 + -3 + -7 + +1 + -7) / 10] = MM -2.30
PlayStation 4: [(-6 + -8 + -11 + -24 + -8 + -28) / 6] = MM -14.17
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, SwitchMM -1.12 | last week: MM +0.91 
2nd, 3DSMM -2.30 | last week: MM +2.00 
3rd, PS4MM -14.17 | last week: MM -10.56 
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: [(2 *1.00)] = DS 2.00
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *0.50)] = DS 0.50
PlayStation 4: [(5 *0.50)] = DS 2.50
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4DS 2.50 | last week: DS 2.75
2nd, SwitchDS 2.00 | last week: DS 2.75
3rd, 3DSDS 0.50 | last week: DS 0.00
4th, PSVitaDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-1.12 – 2.00 + 0 + 8] = MI +4.88 | last week: [+0.91 – 2.75 + 3 + 5]
Nintendo 3DS: [-2.30 – 0.50 + 0 + 8] = MI +5.20 | last week: [+2.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 5]
PlayStation 4: [-14.17 – 2.50 + 0 + 8] = MI -8.67 | last week: [-10.56 – 2.75 + 0 + 5]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, 3DSMI +5.20 | last week: MI +7.00
2nd, SwitchMI +4.88 | last week: MI +6.16
3rd, PS4MI -8.67 | last week: MI -8.31
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 (December 17, 2018 – December 23, 2018).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (December 17, 2018 – December 23, 2018).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of December 10, 2018 – December 16, 2018.

 

 

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