Media Create Sales: Week 18, 2017 (May 01 - May 07)

ZSaberLink

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So BOTW is at 560k. I think that's above TP, and definitely above SS, but where does that put it for other console Zeldas?
I had a post last week, but it's above Link's Awakening (540K), but still below TP (TP is at 600K with GC & Wii).
 

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First Day Sell- through {2017.05.11}

[3DS] Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (Koei Tecmo) - couldn't escape... 10%

Everything is up to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for some weeks
 

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Nintendo eShop Sales: Week 18, 2017 (May 01 - May 07)

Nintendo 3DS

(+3) 01. The Battle Cats POP (Ponos) [31.5.2015]
(=) 02. Cube Creator DX (Arc System Works) [27.4.2017]
(+5) 03. Monster Hunter XX (Capcom) [18.3.2017]
(+3) 04. Ice Station Z (Wobbly Tooth) [06.4.2017]
(=) 05. Neko Atsume (Hit Point) [26.4.2017]
(-3) 06. Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia (Nintendo) [20.4.2017]
(B) 07. Kirby Fighters Deluxe (Nintendo) [23.7.2014]
(N) 08. Dragon Ball Heroes: Ultimate Mission X (Bandai-Namco) [27.4.2017] (on sale until May 24th)
(B) 09. Moero!! Pro Yakyuu 2016 (Mebius) [16.11.2016] (was on sale that week)
(B) 10. Unholy Heights (Mebius) [06.8.2014] (was on sale that week)

Wii U

(+7) 01. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo) [03.3.2017]
(B) 02. Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo) [29.5.2014]
(+6) 03. Minecraft: Wii U Edition (Microsoft) [17.12.2015]
(-3) 04. Kirby Super Star (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [01.5.2013]
(B) 05. Splatoon (Nintendo) [28.5.2015]
(B) 06. Super Mario Maker (Nintendo) [10.9.2015]
(B) 07. Super Mario World (Nintendo, Virtual Console) [27.4.2013]
(B) 08. Bomberman '94 (Konami, Virtual Console) [19.11.2014]
(-6) 09. Kirby’s Adventure Wii / Kirby’s Return to Dreamland (Nintendo, Wii Download) [28.1.2015]
(B) 10. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo) [06.12.2014]

https://topics.nintendo.co.jp/c/article/39251c61-3390-11e7-8f53-063b7ac45a6d.html
 

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Hey, I just went to a Softmap and they had an Xbox One stand playing a video of... Scalebond.
No wonder Xbox saw this dramatic increase in sales.
 

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I had a post last week, but it's above Link's Awakening (540K), but still below TP (TP is at 600K with GC & Wii).
I'll go look, thanks! Either way it, it should clear TP soon.

EDIT: And MM is right there too. Seems like BOTW will clear them. I really want to see if it can beat Wind Waker.
 

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80k on Switch only seems to be a pretty good number. Not lighting up the charts, but a decent revenue generator for a low budget game.
 

casiopao

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80k on Switch only seems to be a pretty good number. Not lighting up the charts, but a decent revenue generator for a low budget game.
For full price too. And for such old IP. So i can't see any complain lol.^^ Now, they can quickly go and make other older game lol.^^
 

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after playing Blaster Master Zero I think Nintendo should let Inti Creates make a new Metroid game lol
 

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Switch Japanese eShop Chart for last two weeks:

01. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)
02. Issho ni Chokitto Snippers (Switch-DL)
03. Kamiko (Switch-DL)
04. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
05. 1-2-Switch (Switch)
06. ACA NEOGEO Metal Slug 3 (Switch-VC)
07. ACA NEOGEO The King of Fighters ‘98 (Switch-VC)
08. ACA NEOGEO Blazing Star (Switch-VC)
09. Maison de MAOU (Switch-DL)
10. Othello (Switch-DL)
11. Blaster Master Zero (Switch-DL)
12. ACA NEOGEO Metal Slug (Switch-VC)
13. Rudymical ♪ Majin Shoujo Ongaku Gaiden (Switch-DL)
14. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap (Switch-DL)
15. Super Bomberman R (Switch)
US for last two weeks:

1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
2. Puyo Puyo Tetris
3. Kamiko
4. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
5. Snipperclips
6. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap
7. TumbleSeed
8. Has-Been Heroes
9. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
10. Fast RMX
Kamiko is certainly well beyond those 80K downloads that Blaster Master reported and Snipperclips is continuing it's strong showing. Real news is that a lot of people didn't bother to buy MK8D physically and went with a digital version.
 

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Is it baseball season in Japan? Jikkyou continuing to go from strength to strength. This version has been amazing in sales.

First Day Sell- through {2017.05.11}

[3DS] Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (Koei Tecmo) - couldn't escape... 10%

Everything is up to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for some weeks
Big shipment based on IP or just crap sales in general?
 

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Kamiko is certainly well beyond those 80K downloads that Blaster Master reported and Snipperclips is continuing it's strong showing. Real news is that a lot of people didn't bother to buy MK8D physically and went with a digital version.
Based on what? Blaster Master Zero has been out for over two months...
 

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Monster Hunter Stories makes a reappearance. Out of curiosity, is this heavily discounted or does it still have some slight legs?
47./63. [3DS] Monster Hunter Stories (Capcom) {2016.10.08} - 1,667 / 335,622
That's just Golden Week "boost" here. MHS has been selling rather steadily, though very small amounts.

First Day Sell- through {2017.05.11}

[3DS] Attack on Titan: Escape from Certain Death (Koei Tecmo) - couldn't escape... 10%

Everything is up to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for some weeks
Oh dear. I knew the sudden delay a few weeks before release was fishy, and looks like I was right when I assumed this was because they weren't happy with pre-orders (because we all know that's a valid strategy... ain't that right, Marvelous?).
 

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Wait wut? I thought Blaster Master is more expensive than that lol.O_O Well, still don't think that 80k is such a bad number here except if Inti had huge expectation for the game there.
Yeah, i just wanted to mention the price as info. I still think that 80k isnt a bad number =)
 

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Wait wut? I thought Blaster Master is more expensive than that lol.O_O Well, still don't think that 80k is such a bad number here except if Inti had huge expectation for the game there.
It's $10 still though lol. Not a bad price to profit from.
 

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Based on what? Blaster Master Zero has been out for over two months...
Blaster Master Zero has never been in the top 3 of any eShop Chart for the Switch, while Kamiko is top 3 in several regions including Japan, US and Europe.

But without numbers that doesn't mean anything. #9 at the point Blaster Master Zero was released could have sold more than #2 at the point Kamiko was released.
The way I tend to think for the DL titles on Switch is that the majority of sales will come when the game is out and is top of the "new release" and "ranking" chart.
That's usually the case with majority of digital market places.
Unless Switch owners suddenly decided to stop purchasing new games you'd expect the top 3 to be amassing at minimum 30K downloads per week WW after their launch and that's being conservative. We are talking about more than 3 million potential Switch owners at this point. Kamiko is a¥500/$5 game that received a lot of marketing by the virtue of being cheap, well made, positively reviewed and highlighted on the eShop. Snipperclips was 300K by the end of March and the game has also been bundled with JoyCons for Kamiko to be surpassing it in territories bodes really well for the game since Snipperclips won't exit the chart for as long as there is JoyCon bundles for it and it seems to be a real hit in Japan where I believe Snipperclips hasn't exited the top 5 since the release of the Switch charts.
 

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Blaster Master Zero has never been in the top 3 of any eShop Chart for the Switch, while Kamiko is top 3 in several regions including Japan, US and Europe.
But without numbers that doesn't mean anything. #9 at the point Blaster Master Zero was released could have sold more than #2 at the point Kamiko was released.
 

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Media Create report for Golden Week

Golden Week 2017 software (24 April - 7 May 2017) - 1.174.000
Golden Week 2016 software (25 April - 8 May 2016) - 1.242.000
Golden Week 2015 software (27 April - 10 May 2015) - 1.144.000

Golden Week 2017 Nintendo software - 917.000
Golden Week 2016 Nintendo software - 623.000

Golden Week 2017 Sony software - 255.000
Golden Week 2016 Sony software - 617.000
Golden Week 2015 Sony software - 339.000
Golden Week 2014 Sony software - 365.000
 

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Blaster Master Zero has never been in the top 3 of any eShop Chart for the Switch, while Kamiko is top 3 in several regions including Japan, US and Europe.
Blaster Master also came out early in the switch lifetime, like week 1-2, and eshop sales would have been much higher during those initial week.

BMz will likely have done most of its sales in those opening days too.

Kamiko came out in periods where one can imagine the initial launch rush to buy games had calmed down, so to get to the higher rungs of the chart could potentially be a bit easier than when BMZ came out.
 

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Media Create report for Golden Week

Golden Week 2017 software (24 April - 20 May 2017) - 1.174.000
Golden Week 2016 software (25 April - 8 May 2016) - 1.242.000

Nintendo software - 917.000 (624.000 in 2016)
Sony software - 250.000 (617.000 in 2016, 335.000 in 2015, 365.000 in 2014)
Lol. C'mon Chris. Where is the true king Microsoft there?^^
 

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Blaster Master also came out early in the switch lifetime, like week 1-2, and eshop sales would have been much higher during those initial week.

BMz will likely have done most of its sales in those opening days too.

Kamiko came out in periods where one can imagine the initial launch rush to buy games had calmed down, so to get to the higher rungs of the chart could potentially be a bit easier than when BMZ came out.
Though I wouldn't be surprised if Kamiko out sold Blaster Master simply due to the price.

Similarly, Snipperclips has performed pretty well considering its price.
 
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Media Create report for Golden Week

Golden Week 2017 software (24 April - 7 May 2017) - 1.174.000
Golden Week 2016 software (25 April - 8 May 2016) - 1.242.000

Golden Week 2017 Nintendo software - 917.000 (624.000 in 2016)
Golden Week 2017 Sony software - 250.000 (617.000 in 2016, 335.000 in 2015, 365.000 in 2014)
Sony needs a win in Japan soon. At least they are still getting major game announcements.
 

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Though I wouldn't be surprised if Kamiko out sold Blaster Master simply due to the price.

Similarly, Snipperclips has performed pretty well considering its price.
The use of credit cards in general and specifically for digital software purchases is not as common in Japan as it is in other countries. I would say that when software is purchased digitally, it is because the person doing so wants a specific game, goes to the store to buy a prepaid card, and then buys it - not on a whim because of a good price.
 
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Switch Japanese eShop Chart for last two weeks:



US for last two weeks:


Kamiko is certainly well beyond those 80K downloads that Blaster Master reported and Snipperclips is continuing it's strong showing. Real news is that a lot of people didn't bother to buy MK8D physically and went with a digital version.
How many hours before Minecraft hits #1?
 

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Media Create report for Golden Week

Golden Week 2017 software (24 April - 7 May 2017) - 1.174.000
Golden Week 2016 software (25 April - 8 May 2016) - 1.242.000
Golden Week 2015 software (27 April - 10 May 2015) - 1.144.000

Golden Week 2017 Nintendo software - 917.000
Golden Week 2016 Nintendo software - 623.000

Golden Week 2017 Sony software - 255.000
Golden Week 2016 Sony software - 617.000
Golden Week 2015 Sony software - 339.000
Golden Week 2014 Sony software - 365.000
So basically, weaker GW but Nintendo is up thanks to the Nintendo Switch.

I don't want to imagine in what state the market would be without it, and that's despite the Switch sales being limited by shortages.
 

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Similarly, Snipperclips has performed pretty well considering its price.
Does Japan have the "Joycon + Snipperclips" bundle that the EU does? And if so, would that be regarded as a Snipperclips software sale or a hardware sale?
 

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Does Japan have the "Joycon + Snipperclips" bundle that the EU does? And if so, would that be regarded as a Snipperclips software sale or a hardware sale?
There's no such bundle in Japan, it' a EU-only thing.

And if there was, it would be counted as Software sales, Hardware only includes game consoles. There is a peripheral/accessory category, but that data is only for Media Create / Famitsu Biz subscribers.
 

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Re: Blaster Master Zero

Switch eShop updated with Best-sellers charts on April 4th. This means that the first period ever tracked from the charts was March 21st, 2017 to April 4th, 2017. Blaster Master Zero was released on March 3rd in Japan and March 9th in US/Europe: this means that the first eShop charts missed respectively the game's first 18 and 12 days on the market. For reference, here's how it was doing back then in some major markets

http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1357798

US

1. Snipperclips
2. Snake Pass
3. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
4. FAST RMX
5. Has-Been Heroes
6. The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+
7. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
8. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug
9. Blaster Master Zero
10. 1-2-Switch
11. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 3
12. Super Bomberman R
13. I Am Setsuna
14. ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’98
15. World of Goo

UK

1. Snake Pass
2. Snipperclips
3. FAST RMX
4. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
5. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug
6. 1-2-Switch
7. World of Goo
8. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
9. Human Resource Machine
10. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 3
11. Little Inferno
12. Super Bomberman R
13. Blaster Master Zero
14. ACA NeoGeo Neo Turf Masters
15. I Am Setsuna

Japan

1. Snipperclips
2. Zelda: Breath of the Wild
3. 1-2-Switch
4. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug
5. ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 3
6. Othello
7. ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’98
8. New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers
9. Super Bomberman R
10. Voez
11. Disgaea 5 Complete
12. Puyo Puyo Tetris
13. Romance of the Three Kingdoms 13 with Power-Up Kit
14. Blaster Master Zero
15. ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’94
So, I don't know how much we can extrapolate / use this result as a benchmark for other Switch games. Buuut we can compare it with Azure Striker Gunvolt (not completely, but we can)

Blaster Master Zero

March 3rd (Japan) / March 9th, 2017 (US/Europe) to May 10th, 2017 - 80,000
Days between launch and sales update - 68 days (Japan) / 62 days (US/Europe)

Azure Striker Gunvolt

August 20th (Japan) / August 29th, 2014 (US) to January 8th, 2015 - 90,000
Days between launch and sales update - 141 days (Japan) / 132 days (US)
 

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Those sales are really great for BMZ. Inticreates should consider porting the Gunvolt games to Switch asap.