Playstation Vita Launch Date and Pricing Revealed… Comes With Free Stuff


The PlayStation Vita launches in South Africa on 22nd February and so Playstation South Africa have spilled the beans on all things PS Vita.

Firstly, the PlayStation Vita will come bundled with six AR Play Cards and a voucher code to download three AR games, all for free. The games are Table Football, Cliff Diving and Fireworks.

The press release says, “Augmented Reality is going to be a big part of the new gaming experiences PS Vita has to offer and you can get an idea of how in this video we shot for Inside Vita.”

Also confirmed is that the recommended retail prices (RRP) for PS Vita game cards, that’s boxed copies of games that you buy from physical retailers. Playstation South Africa say there is a fantastic line-up for launch available at a range of prices between R349 for exciting new IP’s that utilise the unique feature set of PS Vita and R549 to experience your favourite blockbuster PlayStation games in a brand new way.

Software and Hardware pricing is as follows:

  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss – R549
  • Mod Nation Racers: Road Trip – R449
  • Everybody’s Golf – R449
  • Wipeout 2048 – R449
  • Unit 13 – R449
  • Little Deviants – R349
  • Reality Fighters – R349

PS Vita memory cards are available in three sizes and will be priced at the following:

  • 4Gb Memory Card – R199
  • 8Gb Memory Card – R349
  • 16Gb Memory Card – R499

Peripheral pricing at launch:

  • AC adaptor – R149
  • Portable charger – R499
  • In-ear headset – R299
  • Starter kit – R199

The PlayStation Vita will launch with a 3G and Wi-Fi version at R3599 and R2999 respectively from 22nd February 2012.



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