PS Vita launch date – check.
PS Vita launch titles – check.
PS Vita launch price – uh…mostly check?
With Sony’s next big portable release fast approaching (omg, guys, it’s almost December already!) – almost all the bases have been covered.
But you don’t just want a PS Vita, do you? Nope, you want all the accessories and all the expansions, too.
Shown in these line-up videos (which are all in Japanese), Sony’s Atsushi Watanabe demonstrates some of the accessories you’ll be able to get for your Vita, including a nifty carry pouch which unhooks, flips around and looks to be designed to be out of the way for on-the-go gaming.
It can also be manoeuvred around to stand up on its own.
There’s obviously no indication of local pricing, but over in the US, GameStop has already started listing how much these accessories are going to cost – with the pouch and headset being USD19.99 (R165) each, protective screen at USD14.99 (R125) and extra battery pack sitting at a daunting USD49.99 (R415).
If you really want to gawk, though, Sony’s proprietary memory cards are also listed – and for the highest capacity (32GB), Americans will have to fork over about USD120 – which converts to about R999 in direct conversion.
These are the memory prices according to GameStop.
- 4GB – USD29.99
- 8GB – USD44.99
- 16GB – USD69.99
- 32GB – USD119.99
Uuuuh, so…prospective PS Vita owners…good luck?
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