Sales of the PlayStation Vita have doubled yet again in the week from June 25th – July 1st, following the release of the White PS Vita and the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection. Sales increased by approximately 87% from 12,100 units to 22,638.
Despite Sony claiming that the entire PSOne catalogue will work on the PS Vita at E3 early last month, its more likely that the catalogue will start small, and evolve over time. A bit like what we've already seen with PSOne titles on the PSP.
SCEE has a big sale coming to the PlayStation Store tomorrow, with lots of Call of Duty DLC and Final Fantasy titles on discount, with up to 50% off. A number of other PS3, PSP and PSOne titles are also on offer from tomorrow (full list below). Grab the discounts quick, as some of there are only available for a week.
In a press release today, Sony Computer Entertainment has announced that it will be acquiring Gaikai Inc., the world’s leading interactive cloud-based gaming company, for approximately US $380 million.
Yet another retailer is offering the PS Vita at discounted prices. GameStop.co.uk is offering the Wi-fi and 3G PS Vita models at reduced prices.
Sony will be attending the Tokyo Game Show scheduled to be held in September, however, Microsoft and Nintendo won't be showing up.
The anticipated sequel to Geronimo Stilton in the Kingdom of Fantasy, Geronimo Stilton: The Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy, has been announced for the PSP. The game is being developed exclusively for the PSP by Virtual Toys.
On June 25th 2012, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) published an updated Executive Appointment list revealing that key Sony staff have stepped down from their previous positions.
A number of new PS Vita games are available on the European PlayStation Store this week, including the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, as well as the YouTube App.
The week ending June 16th 2012 has been incredible for PS Vita sales. Compared to the previous week, the PS Vita has sold 56% more units around the world.