Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 11, 2019 – March 17, 2019

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Software Sales

  1. NEW/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 # <RPG> (Ubisoft) {2019.03.12} (¥9,072) – 63,817 / NEW
  2. NEW/ [PS4] One Piece: World Seeker <ADV> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2019.03.14} (¥8,208) – 51,039 / NEW
  3. -2/ [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 <ACT> (Capcom) {2019.03.08} (¥7,549) – 33,149 / 149,350
  4. -2/ [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate # <FTG> (Nintendo) {2018.12.07} (¥7,776) – 20,706 / 2,953,145
  5. -2/ [NSW] New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.01.11} (¥6,458) – 16,997 / 516,540
  6. -2/ [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe <RCE> (Nintendo) {2017.04.28} (¥6,458) – 11,288 / 2,178,288
  7. -2/ [NSW] Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Let’s Go, Eevee! # <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2018.11.16} (¥6,458) – 10,112 / 1,536,216
  8. NEW/ [PS4] LoveR <SLG> (Kadokawa Games) {2019.03.14} (¥8,618) – 9,985 / NEW
  9. BACK/ [PS4] Judgment <ADV> (Sega Games) {2018.12.13} (¥8,953) – 8,677 / 263,407
  10. -3/ [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild # <ADV> (Nintendo) {2017.03.03} (¥7,538) – 8,479 / 1,325,825
  11. -3/ [NSW] Super Mario Party # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2018.10.05} (¥6,458) – 8,429 / 1,055,218
  12. -4/ [NSW] Minecraft # <ADV> (Microsoft) {2018.06.21} (¥3,888) – 7,955 / 640,825
  13. -3/ [NSW] Splatoon 2 # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.07.21} (¥6,458) – 7,516 / 2,962,831
  14. NEW/ [PS4] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue (Music and Art Clips) <ADV> (Atlus) {2019.03.14} (¥3,218) – 5,872 / NEW
  15. NEW/ [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4 DX # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2019.03.14} (¥6,264) – 5,330 / NEW
  16. -3/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts III # <RPG> (Square Enix) {2019.01.25} (¥9,504) – 5,236 / 790,805
  17. NEW/ [NSW] Samurai Warriors 4 DX # <ACT> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2019.03.14} (¥6,264) – 4,704 / NEW
  18. NEW/ [PSV] Kenka Bancho Otome 2nd Rumble!! # <ADV> (Spike Chunsoft) {2019.03.14} (¥6,458) – 4,014 / NEW
  19. 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies <ACT> (Nintendo) {2018.03.16} (¥6,458) – 2,883 / 743,782
  20. 0/ [NSW] Super Mario Odyssey # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2017.10.27} (¥6,458) – 2,760 / 1,962,818
  21. -15/ [3DS] Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn <ACT> (Nintendo) {2019.03.07} (¥5,378)
  22. NEW/ [PS4] Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining # <FTG> (Sega Games) {2019.03.14} (¥6,469) / NEW
  23. -9/ [PS4] Jump Force <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2019.02.14} (¥8,856)
  24. NEW/ [NSW] YU-NO: Konoyo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shoujo <ADV> (5pb.) {2019.03.14} (¥7,344) / NEW
  25. NEW/ [NSW] Harukanaru Toki no Naka De 6 DX # <ADV> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2019.03.14} (¥8,424) / NEW
  26. -10/ [PS4] Resident Evil 2 # <ADV> (Capcom) {2019.01.25} (¥8,424)
  27. -10/ [PS4] NieR: Automata Game of the YoRHa Edition <RPG> (Square Enix) {2019.02.21} (¥5,184)
  28. -16/ [PS4] Anthem # <RPG> (Electronic Arts) {2019.02.22} (¥8,424)
  29. -6/ [NSW] Taiko no Tatsujin: Nintendo Switch Version! <ACT> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.07.19} (¥6,588)
  30. -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon <RPG> (The Pokémon Company) {2017.11.17} (¥5,378)
  31. NEW/ [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (New Price Version Campaign Pack) <ACT> (Atlus) {2019.03.14} (¥4,298) / NEW
  32. -21/ [PS4] Dead or Alive 6 # <FTG> (Koei Tecmo Games) {2019.03.01} (¥8,424)
  33. -9/ [NSW] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥8,424)
  34. -9/ [NSW] Fitness Boxing <HOB> (Imagineer) {2018.12.20} (¥6,264)
  35. -6/ [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (¥3,500 Edition) <ACT> (Take-Two Interactive Japan) {2018.12.06} (¥3,780)
  36. NEW/ [NSW] Destiny Connect <RPG> (Nippon Ichi Software) {2019.03.14} (¥7,776) / NEW
  37. -5/ [NSW] Mario Tennis Aces <SPT> (Nintendo) {2018.06.22} (¥6,458)
  38. -12/ [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5+2.5 Remix <RPG> (Square Enix) {2017.03.09} (¥7,344)
  39. -24/ [PS4] Left Alive <ACT> (Square Enix) {2019.02.28} (¥8,964)
  40. -18/ [NSW] Zoids Wild: King of Blast <ACT> (Takara Tomy) {2019.02.28} (¥6,458)
  41. -23/ [PS4] Far Cry New Dawn <ACT> (Ubisoft) {2019.02.15} (¥5,832)
  42. NEW/ [NSW] Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining # <FTG> (Sega Games) {2019.03.14}(¥6,469) / NEW
  43. -9/ [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2016.11.23} (¥2,916)
  44. -16/ [NSW] Doraemon: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki <ADV> (FuRyu) {2019.02.28} (¥6,458)
  45. -15/ [PS4] Dragon Quest Builders 2 <ADV> (Square Enix) {2018.12.20} (¥8,424)
  46. -8/ [PS4] Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 <ACT> (Sony Interactive Entertainment) {2018.10.12} (¥8,532)
  47. NEW/ [NSW] The Caligula Effect: Overdose <RPG> (FuRyu) {2019.03.14} (¥7,538) / NEW
  48. -9/ [NSW] Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker <ADV> (Nintendo) {2018.07.13} (¥4,298)
  49. BACK/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ <FTG> (Bandai Namco Entertainment) {2018.09.27} (¥7,344)
  50. -10/ [NSW] Fortnite: Deep Freeze Bundle <ACT> (Warner Bros. Japan) {2018.12.13} (¥3,240)

 

Hardware Sales

  1. Nintendo Switch — 56,954 (69,766), -18% (+2%) / 7,693,756
  2. PlayStation 4 — 32,221 (32,362), -0% (+63%) / 7,962,464
  3. Nintendo 3DS — 5,725 (5,718), +0% (-24%) / 27,479,437
  4. PlayStation Vita — 870 (3,002), -71% (-9%) / 5,975,001

 

Grand totals

Total Nintendo titles: 28
Total Sony PlayStation titles: 22
Total home Nintendo titles: 25 / 28
Total portable Nintendo titles: 3 / 28
Total home Sony PlayStation titles: 21 / 22
Total portable Sony PlayStation titles: 1 / 22

1st, Switch — 25
2nd, PS4 — 21
3rd, 3DS — 3
4th, PSVita — 1

 

Brand-new titles (14)

NEW/ [PS4] Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 #
NEW/ [PS4] One Piece: World Seeker
NEW/ [PS4] LoveR
NEW/ [PS4] 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Prologue (Music and Art Clips)
NEW/ [PS4] Samurai Warriors 4 DX #
NEW/ [NSW] Samurai Warriors 4 DX #
NEW/ [PSV] Kenka Bancho Otome 2nd Rumble!! #
NEW/ [PS4] Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining #
NEW/ [NSW] YU-NO: Konoyo no Hate de Koi o Utau Shoujo
NEW/ [NSW] Harukanaru Toki no Naka De 6 DX #
NEW/ [PS4] Odin Sphere: Leifdrasir (New Price Version Campaign Pack)
NEW/ [NSW] Destiny Connect
NEW/ [NSW] Blade Arcus Rebellion from Shining #
NEW/ [NSW] The Caligula Effect: Overdose

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

 

Re-charted titles (2)

BACK/ [NSW] Dragon Ball FighterZ
BACK/ [PS4] Judgment

1st, Switch — 1
1st, PS4 — 1

 

Out-charted titles (16)

-12/ [PS4] Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi with Power-Up Kit #
BACK/ [NSW] Super Bomberman 2 (Smile Price!! Collection)
-3/ [NSW] Chou Tousouchuu & Chou Sentouchuu Double Pack
-4/ [NSW] Go Vacation
BACK/ [NSW] FIFA 19 #
BACK/ [NSW] Billion Road
BACK/ [NSW] Puyo Puyo Tetris
-12/ [NSW] Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy #
-1/ [NSW] Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (Best Price!)
+7/ [PS4] PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
BACK/ [PS4] Star Wars: Battlefront II #
-2/ [NSW] Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition #
-3/ [PS4] Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown #
-13/ [PS4] Catherine: Full Body #
-5/ [PS4] Metro Exodus
NEW/ [PS4] Flowers: Les Quatre Saisons

1st, Switch — 9
2nd, PS4 — 7

 

Previously released titles (36)

Nintendo Switch: 19 / 25
Nintendo 3DS: 3 / 3
PlayStation 4: 14 / 21
PlayStation Vita: 0 / 1

1st, Switch — 19
2nd, PS4 — 14
3rd, 3DS — 3
4th, PSVita — 0

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [19 / 36] * 100 = SPI 52.78 | last week: [27 / 47] * 100
Nintendo 3DS: [3 / 36] * 100 = SPI 8.33 | last week: [2 / 47] * 100
PlayStation 4: [14 / 36] * 100 = SPI 38.89 | last week: [18 / 47] * 100
PlayStation Vita: [0 / 36] * 100 = SPI 0.00 | last week: [0 / 47] * 100

1st, SwitchSPI 52.78 | last week: SPI 57.45
2nd, PS4SPI 38.89 | last week: SPI 38.30
3rd, 3DSSPI 8.33 | last week: SPI 4.26
4th, PSVitaSPI 0.00 | last week: SPI 0.00

 

Past-years released titles (23)

Nintendo Switch: 16 (12 2018, 4 2017)
Nintendo 3DS: 2 (1 2017, 1 2016)
PlayStation 4: 5 (4 2018, 1 2017)
PlayStation Vita: 0

1st, Switch — 16
2nd, PS4 — 5
3rd, 3DS — 2
4th, PSVita — 0

 

Evergreen Status
(2018 = *1. 2017 = *2. 2016 = *3. 2015 = *4. Etc…)

Nintendo Switch: [(12 *1) + (4 *2)] = ES 20 | last week: [(17 *1) + (5 *2)]
Nintendo 3DS: [(1 *2) + (1 *3)] = ES 5 | last week: [(1 *2) + (1 *3)]
PlayStation 4: [(4 *1) + (1 *2)] = ES 6 | last week: [(3 *1) + (2 *2)]
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0)] = ES 0 | last week: [(0 *0)]

1st, SwitchES 20 | last week: ES 27
2nd, PS4ES 6 | last week: ES 7
3rd, 3DSES 5 | last week: ES 5 
4th, PSVitaES 0 | last week: ES 0

 

Momentum

Nintendo Switch: (highest) 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies > (lowest) -18/ [NSW] Zoids Wild: King of Blast
Nintendo 3DS: (highest) -3/ [3DS] Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon > (lowest) -15/ [3DS] Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn
PlayStation 4: (highest) -2/ [PS4] Devil May Cry 5 > (lowest) -24/ [PS4] Left Alive
PlayStation Vita: (highest) none = (lowest) none

Highest: 0/ [NSW] Kirby Star Allies
Lowest: -24/ [PS4] Left Alive

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [(-2 + -2 + -2 + -2 + -3 + -3 + -4 + -3 + 0 + 0 + -6 + -9 + -9 + -5 + -18 + -16 + -9 + -10) / 18] = MM -5.72
Nintendo 3DS: [(-15 + -3 + -9) / 3] = MM -9.00
PlayStation 4: [(-2 + -3 + -9 + -10 + -10 + -16 + -21 + -6 + -12 + -24 + -23 + -15 + -8) / 13] = MM -12.23
PlayStation Vita: N/A

1st, SwitchMM -5.72 | last week: MM +0.26
2nd, 3DSMM -9.00 | last week: MM +2.50
3rd, PS4MM -12.23 | last week: MM -2.59
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: [(4 *0.25) + (5 *0.50)] = DS 3.50
Nintendo 3DS: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00
PlayStation 4: [(1 *0.25) + (5 *0.50) + (1 *1.00)] = DS 3.75
PlayStation Vita: [(0 *0.00)] = DS 0.00

1st, PS4DS 3.75 | last week: DS 3.25
2nd, SwitchDS 3.50 | last week: DS 2.75
3rd, 3DSDS 0.00 | last week: DS 0.00
3rd, PSVitaDS 0.00 | last week: DS 1.00

 

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

Nintendo Switch: [-5.72 – 3.50 + 1 + 14] = MI +5.78 | last week: [+0.26 – 2.75 + 4 + 3]
Nintendo 3DS: [-9.00 – 0.00 + 0 + 14] = MI +5.00 | last week: [+2.50 – 0.00 + 0 + 3]
PlayStation 4: [-12.23 – 3.75 + 1 + 14] = MI -0.98 | last week: [-2.59 – 3.25 + 1 + 3]
PlayStation Vita: N/A | last week: N/A

1st, SwitchMI +5.78 | last week: MI +4.51
2nd, 3DSMI +5.00 | last week: MI +5.50
3rd, PS4MI -0.98 | last week: MI -1.84
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 (March 11, 2019 – March 17, 2019).
Weekly Top 20 Media Create Charts (March 11, 2019 – March 17, 2019).
Observations on Media Create for the Week of March 4, 2019 – March 10, 2019.

 

 

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