The PlayStation Vita release date worldwide has just been announced moments ago as February 22, 2012 in America, Europe, Canada, and Latin America Sony has confirmed! Rumors about January for USA and Xmas for Europe, Japan and Australia can now be squelched and instead you may be comforted with a nice ‘pre-order’ receipt this holiday season for the the patient and determined PS Portable fan. (We know quite a few of them!) Oh, and yes Jako, we are on that list! 🙂
As was previously revealed upon the PSP successor’s announcement, the price of the system will be set at $250 U.S. Dollars for the Wi-Fi model and $300 for the 3G Model (via AT&T, system price doesn’t include price of an AT&T subscription/plan).
Worldwide pricing is as follows:
PS Vita Wi-Fi Mode: $250 US / €249.99 (RRP) [AUD$349.95 (RRP) / NZD$449.95 (RRP)
PS Vita 3G Model: $300 US / €299.99 (RRP) [AUD$449.95 (RRP) / NZD$549.95 (RRP)]
This is Sony’s Official words on the matter:
Our first-party studios and army of publishing partners have been extremely hard at work to ensure that PS Vita launches with a vast library of titles that deliver unique gameplay experiences that go beyond any handheld or mobile device on the market.
We have more than 100 games currently in development globally that span many different genres, including Sound Shapes, Resistance: Burning Skies, Uncharted Golden Abyss, Capcom’s Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed, EA Sports’ FIFA, Activision’s Call of Duty, and numerous others that you’ll hear about in the months ahead.
Here’s the PS-Vita Official Trailer