Sony Computer Entertainment have announced that the sales of their latest handheld system, the PlayStation Vita has reached over 1.2 million units and Software sales from both digital and retail have reached over 2 million units.
These figures are truly impressive after the handheld system was launched on December 17, 2011 in Japan followed by Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. The device was then launched in North and Latin America, Europe and PAL territories as well as in Singapore on February 22.
The PlayStation Vita introduces brand new ways to play whilst delivery deep and immersive gameplay experiences that have never been seen before on a handheld system. The Vita comes with dual analog sticks, a vibrant 5-inch high definition OLED multi-touch screen, powerful quad core processor, six-axis motion sensing system, built in microphone, and front and rear cameras to bring the ultimate portable entertainment system. Wi-Fi and 3G versions are both available allowing users to encounter, connect, discover, share and play with friends wherever they may be. With titles such as EA SPORTS FIFA Football, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from Capcom,UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048 and Escape Plan, you would be mad to miss out and we advise you to go pick one up right away if you haven’t done so already.
Andrew House, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc had the following to say regarding the PS Vita’s success:
“PS Vita was designed to deliver the ultimate portable entertainment experience, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the reaction we’re seeing from consumers and the pace at which PS Vita is selling, The market has responded and there is clear demand for a mobile device capable of providing a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context. To sustain momentum, we’re working closely with 3rd party developers and publishers to ensure the best games and franchises possible will be available on PS Vita, and our software line up for the remainder of 2012 will have something for everyone across the globe.”
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