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PlayStation Vita U.K. price announced

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on 19 October 2011

Sony’s stamped a U.K. price on its upcoming PlayStation Vita handheld, which hits PAL regions early next year.

The format holder confirmed that the Wi-Fi edition of the portable will retail for £229.99, while the Wi-Fi/3G version will cost £279.99.

The news comes following confirmation overnight that Vita will launch in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Australasia, Canada, the US and Latin America from February 22, 2012.

Jim Ryan, President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), commented, "PlayStation Vita is an incredible device that offers the best possible portable gaming experiences.”

"Its revolutionary mix of features combined with social connectivity, delivers a platform for gamers to play games in a whole new way and to connect with their friends and the world around them. We're very excited to launch a portable gaming device that goes beyond anything available on the market and is positioned to deliver the uncompromised gaming experiences consumers have been asking for."