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Corbs

Corbs

1. Posted:

It seems Sony is going to miss the holiday season in the US and Europe by deciding to wait until 2012 to launch PlayStation Vita. Japan will still get the system in 2011 (of which I will certainly buy a unit on day one), but gamers in other regions will have to wait until early next year. They're sure missing a golden opportunity with Nintendo 3DS sales struggling a bit, but perhaps it will set the system up for a better launch lineup of games. :D

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Fuzzy

Fuzzy

2. Posted:

Ah well. As long as they have some good games ready to go from the start, I'll get it close to release. :)

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turtlelink

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3. Posted:

Street Fighter X Tekken might be a launch title now. :)

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pikku

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4. Posted:

Apparently Sony doesn't want to rush it, which is good.

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HandheldGuru97

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5. Posted:

Missing the crucial holiday season in one of the biggest markets (USA) is a bad move. I mean look what happened to the 3DS.

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SuperSpank

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6. Posted:

That's...a bit dumb.

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pixelman

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7. Posted:

Yesssssssssss! Nintendo will own the holidays. :3

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Bass_X0

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8. Posted:

Is it region free?

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hatty475

hatty475

9. Posted:

That's going to make things more difficult for Sony. The 3DS will have a huge install base by the time PS Vita hits the market. They should have started development earlier, and had just skipped the PSP Go.

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pikku

pikku

10. Posted:

Bass_X0 wrote:

Is it region free?

Yep.

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ToadFan

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11. Posted:

MM I'm still getting it on launch, even in Early 2012. I'll definitly have enough money for it by then. :P

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Magi

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12. Posted:

hatty475 wrote:

They should have started development earlier

How do we know they didn't?

This news makes me sad but my wallet happy. :( An R2D2 xbox plus the vita woulda put the smackdown on my discretionary funds.

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TingLzAdmin

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13. Posted:

Corbs wrote:

It seems Sony is going to miss the holiday season in the US and Europe by deciding to wait until 2012 to launch PlayStation Vita. Japan will still get the system in 2011 (of which I will certainly buy a unit on day one), but gamers in other regions will have to wait until early next year. They're sure missing a golden opportunity with Nintendo 3DS sales struggling a bit, but perhaps it will set the system up for a better launch lineup of games. :D

You're ever so optimistic :P

Honestly, this was a dumb move on their part, considering Nintendo has no competition in the West this fall/holidays. I think maybe the price drop scared Sony ;)

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CanisWolfred

CanisWolfred

14. Posted:

turtlelink wrote:

Street Fighter X Tekken might be a launch title now. :)

I hope so.:D

Anyways, all this means to me is that I can still get a PS3 this year and won't have to start saving up for a Vita until next year.:)

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15. Posted:

good to know! i need time to save my money anyway... maybe i'll luck out and it'll hit around tax season so's i'll have a fat return check to use :3

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Token_Girl

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16. Posted:

Wow. Good news for Nintendo - glad Sony announced this after the price drop, because otherwise there might not have been the motivation to drop the 3DS's price so quickly. Either way, it's a shame for Sony to miss the holiday season. Sales aren't all that high in the spring - people stock up on new toys at X-mas.

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Bankai

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17. Posted:

Token_Girl wrote:

Wow. Good news for Nintendo - glad Sony announced this after the price drop, because otherwise there might not have been the motivation to drop the 3DS's price so quickly. Either way, it's a shame for Sony to miss the holiday season. Sales aren't all that high in the spring - people stock up on new toys at X-mas.

That seems to be changing though - there were a lot of really high profile game releases after Christmas last/ this year. That wouldn't have happened if the publishers thought they were releasing to a slow sales period.

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18. Posted:

Makes me wonder if Vita's sales will be lower because of this :P

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CanisWolfred

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19. Posted:

WaltzElf wrote:

Token_Girl wrote:

Wow. Good news for Nintendo - glad Sony announced this after the price drop, because otherwise there might not have been the motivation to drop the 3DS's price so quickly. Either way, it's a shame for Sony to miss the holiday season. Sales aren't all that high in the spring - people stock up on new toys at X-mas.

That seems to be changing though - there were a lot of really high profile game releases after Christmas last/ this year. That wouldn't have happened if the publishers thought they were releasing to a slow sales period.

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pntjr

pntjr

20. Posted:

THey missed a golden opprotunity to kill the 3DS once and for all... and they blew it.
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