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Media Create Sales: Week 29, 2015 (Jul 13 - Jul 19)

twothunder

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03./00. [WIU] Yoshi's Woolly World # <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.07.16} (¥6.156) - 31.158 / NEW

That's certainly below the 40K prediction I saw. Poor Yoshi
Number not even close to New Island
02./00 [3DS] Yoshi’s New Island <ACT> (Nintendo) {2014.07.24} (¥4.936) – 58.285 / NEW

05./05. [WIU] Splatoon <ACT> (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥6.156) - 22.557 / 430.869 (-14%)
These small drops. Splatoon just keeps going.

Mario Kart 8 VS Splatoon next week a holiday bump might happen
Code:
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|    |   Mario Kart 8    |      Splatoon     |  Difference  | 
|    | [WIU] (2014/05/29)| [WIU] (2015/05/28)|              | 
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------| 
|Week|  Weekly |   LTD   |  Weekly |   LTD   | SPLTN – MK8  | 
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------| 
|  2 |   73.051|   73.051|   68.913|   68.913|        -4.138| 
|  3 |   42.261|  115.312|   53.198|  122.111|         6.799|  
|  4 |   28.112|  143.424|   43.653|  165.764|        22.340| 
|  5 |   23.520|  166.944|   37.458|  203.222|        36.278|  
|  6 |   19.386|  186.330|   34.135|  237.357|        51.027|  
|  7 |   15.143|  201.473|   26.136|  263.493|        62.020|  
|  8 |   14.992|  216.465|   22.557|  286.050|        69.585|  
|  9 |   18.129|  234.594|         |         |              | 
| 10 |   18.067|  252.661|         |         |              | 
| 11 |   20.860|  273.521|         |         |              | 
| 12 |   28.221|  301.742|         |         |              | 
| 13 |   12.075|  313.817|         |         |              | 
| 14 |   11.148|  324.965|         |         |              |
|----|---------|---------|---------|---------|--------------|
So. Splatoon might go up next week? That will be interesting.
 

Vena

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I was talking about the US. I'm not caught up on bundles in Japan.
Oh I was speaking of Japan, this week is the start of Bloodborne being given away. Which was why I said what I said, though I've crossed it off either way. Its one of those pseudo-price drops that push people over the fence from time to time.
 

E-phonk

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It'll be quite unfortunate if Nintendo can't produce a sequel during the NX's first year.
Is there any information/guess about the Splatoon dev time? I suppose they are seriously considering releasing it for NX. They must!

Imagine having Splatoon playable on NX Handheld. Japan would collapse
About 18 months of actual development afaik. They should be able to make a sequel for NX year one. Certainly with the dlc model they are following these days.
 

BronzeWolf

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Very sad about Yoshi, but I don't think Nintendo expected much more from it. It's basically their version of an Indie Dev.

http://www.gamerevolution.com/news/splatoon-was-only-10-percent-complete-at-e3-2014-32917

Splatoon was 10% complete at E3 2014. We don't know if planning was counted towards dev time though
About a year and a half for the whole thing.
Good.

So assuming a 30% dev time increas because of new hardware learning curve + Increased Resolution, that would mean they could wipe out a Splatoon NX in 2017, within one year of NX launch. Make it happen Ninty.
 

ZeroXZee

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Good.

So assuming a 30% dev time increas because of new hardware learning curve + Increased Resolution, that would mean they could wipe out a Splatoon NX in 2017, within one year of NX launch. Make it happen Ninty.
Splatton Remastered. Port of the first game in 1080p. Includes all (possible) DLCs/Amiibo funcionalities. Launching in the same day as the NX. With a bundle, also. Same price as Wind Waker HD, whatever it was ($60?).

They are getting with the times, right?
 

BronzeWolf

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Splatton Remastered. Port of the first game in 1080p. Includes all (possible) DLCs/Amiibo funcionalities. Launching in the same day as the NX. With a bundle, also. Same price as Wind Waker HD, whatever it was ($60?).

They are getting with the times, right?
I don't think this would work. I have the hunch the remasters are not a huge hit with kids. But let's see
 

Xbro

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Fire Emblem Fates overtook Fire Emblem Awakening this week.

06./04. [3DS] Fire Emblem Fates: Black Kingdom / White Kingdom # <SLG> (Nintendo) {2015.06.25} (¥5.076) - 22.158 / 478.432 <80-100%> (-30%)

Fire Emblem: Awakening ( Nintendo ) { 2012-04-19 } -       262,399 / 460,568
Not quite.

414. [3DS] Fire Emblem: Awakening <SLG> (Nintendo) {2012.04.19} (¥4.800) - 10.398 / 481.865 (242.600 <81,63%>)


Also

14./13. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf # <ETC> (Nintendo) {2012.11.08} (¥4.800) - 4.740 / 4.001.701 (+12%)
 

A.J.

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Splatton Remastered. Port of the first game in 1080p. Includes all (possible) DLCs/Amiibo funcionalities. Launching in the same day as the NX. With a bundle, also. Same price as Wind Waker HD, whatever it was ($60?).

They are getting with the times, right?
Nah. If any game is getting remastered for NX it will be Smash
 

LordOcidax

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Is going to be amazing to see the Wii U up YoY next week, Splat did an amazing job holding the MK8 level of sales.
 

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Wow Yoshi is doing bad. Compare it to Splatoon who is enjoying a very good word of mouth...

Even with Nintendo using all the cute and even with the amiibo, this prove that a n-th platformer wasn't needed on Wii U, while the diversity offered by Splatoon is welcome.
 

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Wow Yoshi is doing bad. Compare it to Splatoon who is enjoying a very good word of mouth...

Even with Nintendo using all the cute and even with the amiibo, this prove that a n-th platformer wasn't needed on Wii U, while the diversity offered by Splatoon is welcome.
Because of that, i'm starting to get a bit worried about Super Mario Maker. Ok, it's very different from the others plataformers, but I think Nintendo might have overestimated the sales potential of this game... :(
 

Omega Kirby

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The Wiiu is saturated with platformers, not surprising that yoshi did not do well.


Splatoon is holding in there really well.
 

ethomaz

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PS4 one week to be UP YoY.

Good performance this year... over 50% up at week basis.
 

Sakura

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Good PS4 sales.
It will be up YoY soon for YTD, which is pretty good considering the PS4 launched in Japan last year, so launch month would've been a lot higher than normal.
 

Vena

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Are we out of relevant releases for until September now?

How much did WB/Sony spend on advertising (or how much time did it get with TV spots and posters) and pushing Batman and the bundle with this release? Because there's no way they are getting to 150k unless there's a 200% digital to retail adoption ratio. We overshot the YSO prediction by about 10k (or was it predicting 30k? so 20k) but we're way undershooting the stated expectations either way by a lot. Seems there were higher expectations for software and possibly hardware than actually ended up being achieved for this title and its marketing, but still a good growth of the brand (though now over) from City to Knight.

Also another week and prediction of YSO undershoot western titles, and its about the same general margin yet again. So unless they adjust their predictions, we can do a soft adjustment for them from now on I think and be fairly accurate in numbers.
 

Wiggy

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Splatoon staying strong. Minecraft keeps minecrafting. And great debut from The Batman, almost AC LTD in a week. I hope for Witcher 3 style legs as it's a great game.

Good bump for PS4 with the defacto price cut. Be interesting to see how it does with a real price cut later this year (im guessing).

pushing Batman and the bundle
I dont think Japan got the Batman bundle

but still a good growth of the brand (though now over) from City to Knight.
Don't worry there will be more batman games

Kancolle on August 27th.
Haven't they still not shown any footage of this game? I wouldn't be surprised if it got delayed again.
 

Vena

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I dont think Japan got the Batman bundle
Not a Batman bundle, but the bundle that coincided with Batman's release. These things don't happen in a vacuum, and given WB expectations and the marketing purportedly thrown around for it, there was a plan here.
 

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Did it pass the Xeno X?
It did it weeks ago, Xeno only did around 106k.

Witcher retail is likely higher than Xeno retail + digital

Anyone got a list for the last known total sales on the Wii U top 10 of all time?
Off the top of my head.
1 New Super Mario Bros. U
2 Mario Kart 8
3 Wii Party U
4 Super Smash Bros. for WiiU
5 Super Mario 3D World
6 Nintendoland
7 Splatoon
8 Pikmin 3
9 Monster Hunter Tri Ultimate
10 Wii Fit U

On mobile, sorry for any misspellings.
 

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MGS5 related maybe? The title said this will become news anyway so I'm assuming something may happen (Ritz-Carlton is quite a formal hotel so I'm expecting some announcement).
Mmm, what about Super Mario Maker pre-orders finally open that day?
I mean, the blog was pointing that Yoshi wasn't selling and the Wii U users only care about Mario (and Splatoon).
If it's related it has a point.

If it's not related, then anything could happen.
 

crinale

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Mmm, what about Super Mario Maker pre-orders finally open that day?
I mean, the blog was pointing that Yoshi wasn't selling and the Wii U users only care about Mario (and Splatoon).
If it's related it has a point.

If it's not related, then anything could happen.
Actually before he changed the comment to 28th it was saying don't confuse it (whatever "news" that is) with Yoshi numbers, so.. BTW, me speculating MGS is totally random so it could be anything really :D
 

Vena

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Actually before he changed the comment to 28th it was saying don't confuse it (whatever "news" that is) with Yoshi numbers, so.. BTW, me speculating MGS is totally random so it could be anything really :D
It may be a new SMM bundle or something, given recent EU news and Nintendo's general marketing push with the title. In fact I would be remiss if they were stupid enough to not do a strong value push given the work Splatoon is putting in, with SMM to continue moving hardware.

Oh you mean the Bloodborne digital copy bundle? Cool, my bad, I didn't get that from your post.
Ya, my bad, I wasn't super clear. :p Free game + big release + big marketing + big expectations.

I expect Yoshi will have good legs. Still a little disappointing opening.

Good for everything else yet.
Yoshi needs to be retired from stand-alone entries, maybe not forever but for good while at least. If they want to continue a spin-off game, work off of Captain Toad. Yoshi can't even do all that well on handheld any more, and compare and contrast Kirby still having a good pull on handhelds vs. Yoshi seemingly having no strength anywhere.

Also compare Captain Toad's ~1 year development schedule and whatever tiny budget it had, to Woolly Yoshi's years of development.
 

Xbro

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Because of that, i'm starting to get a bit worried about Super Mario Maker. Ok, it's very different from the others plataformers, but I think Nintendo might have overestimated the sales potential of this game... :(
Mario Maker is something you see, and you immediately understand. Therefore it's easy to market the game, and it will do well if they continue to show the game off regularly.
 
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Yes, sure. At least, at retail in Media Create.

13./08. [WIU] Xenoblade Chronicles X # <RPG> (Nintendo) {2015.04.29} (¥8.316) - 2.625 / 104.137 (-38%)
Using Famitsu's digital estimates we get 150K+ for Witcher 3(18K digital first two months) and 130K+ for Xeno X(108K +22K digital). If Witcher behaves like GTAV 200K might be possible.
 

Aostia

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I don't get this platformer saturation comment, guys.
Yoshi debuted on par with Kirby and slighlty below DK. Both were able after that to continue selling for awhile and reaching at least 70K (Kirby) and 116k (DK). Probably Yoshi could end somewhere in-between.
I'm not saying that those are good numbers, but to me is not a matter of saturation. Is a matter of how the Wii U negatively affect its software potential, ditto.