PS Vita will not launch in the west until 2012

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  1. Frogman
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    PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai has revealed today that the PlayStation Vita will only be released in Japan in 2011. It’ll be out in America and Europe in 2012.[/p]


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    Sorry guys Here's the source I actually used Kotaku
    Boo. [​IMG]
    I really wanted one for X-Mas

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  2. chris888222

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    Well, seeing that Japan always gets their consoles first (almost everytime), I'm not that surprised.

    Anyways, I'm kinda relieved that way, because we can hear some true hands-on and gaming experience of the PSV before getting our hands on it. It's region free! Surely people will import it.
     
  3. Waflix

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    According to WikiPedia only Europe will get the PSV in 2012, North-America will get it in 2011 (fourth quarter).
     
  4. RupeeClock

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    Looks like the PSVita will miss the holiday season just like the 3DS.
    That doesn't bode well.
     
  5. chris888222

    chris888222 GBAtemp's Flygon Fan

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    Your source redirects me to some USN template page

    Anyway, here's another: tada!

    Well, it seems like USA is also affected.
     
  6. prowler

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    Bummer.

    At least it gives me more time to save up and buy PSP games off PSN ready for it.
     
  7. SamAsh07

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    Well makes sense, because Sony didn't want to take risk by releasing the PSV near Mario and Kid Icarus [​IMG]

    It'll be funny if Mario and Kid Icarus get delayed to 2012, to coincide with PSV release lol.

    Well I just got some extra months to save up for PSV so it's good news for me.
     
  8. chris888222

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    Same here. [​IMG]

    We can also get real game hands-on and reviews.
     
  9. prowler

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    Yes because this is the ONLY reason it got delayed.

    Sony doesn't give a shit.
     
  10. ShawnTRods

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    Meh, longer waiting I guess.
    Either way, gives me more time to finish the big list of games that I have [​IMG]
     
  11. chris888222

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    It's not necessarily bad for it to be postponed. Apart from the points I've listed (reviews), devs can also use this extra time to polish their games.
     
  12. prowler

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    well, no.
    it's still got a 2011 release in Japan.
     
  13. Terminator02

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    just saw this on a different site and came here knowing it would already be posted [​IMG]

    but this sucks
     
  14. AlanJohn

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    BUT I WANTED TO GET IT ON HOLIDAY
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    It looks like I'll have to wait, again.
     
  15. Veho

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    No specifics yet? I'm assuming it will be out in the first quarter but maybe that's a bit optimistic.


    The link to source isn't working.
     
  16. ShawnTRods

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    My guess would be Q1, so probably between February-March.
     
  17. Terminator02

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    Q1 for sony would be April-June
     
  18. Veho

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    Source.
     
  19. smile72

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    Not surprised,I knew there was no way America or Europe was getting it this year. But i'm glad because it gives me more time to save up for it.
     
  20. koimayeul

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    Good Lord again Europe last served.. and with a higher price tag of course -_-'