Sony shocked everyone at their E3 press conference when they revealed the pricing structure for the Playstation Vita, and yes, it won’t burn a hole in your pocket. There are two models of PS Vita that will be available at launch, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G.
The Wi-Fi model will cost 24,980 Yen in Japan, $249 in the US, and Euro 249 in the EU, while the Wi-Fi + 3G model will cost 29,980 Yen in Japan, $299 in the US, and Euro 299 in the EU. The PS Vita is a technological marvel, with a 5-inch OLED screen, quad core CPU and GPU, touch panel in the front and back, and sporting dual analog sticks.
The launch titles have also been revealed.
- Gravity Daze
- Uncharted Golden Abyss,
- Little Deviants
- Hot Shots Golf
- Reality Fighter
- Hustle Kings
- ModNation Racers
- Wipeout 2048
- Super Stardust Delta
There are over 80 games in development for the PS Vita, according to Kazuo Hirai, president of the Consumer Products & Services Group and the portable is slated to launch worldwide later this year.
The PS Vita is expected to cost approx Rs 16,000 in India for the base Wi-Fi model, considering the European price and we will update you once the official Indian pricing is revealed.