PlayStation TV Launches in North America Today

PlayStation fans, this is a present to you.

Posted By | On 15th, Oct. 2014 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605

PS Vita TV

The diminutive, TV based PlayStation Vita microconsole, the PS Vita TV, dubbed simply the PlayStation TV for the west, is out now in North American territories, available in a black color that wasn’t available in Japan.

The console, which launches in the US nearly a year after its launch in Japan last year, comes in two packages- a basic $99 package that includes the console, with 1GB of on board memory and all the requisite cables to get it hooked up to your TV, and $140 bundle, that includes all of that, plus a DualShock 3 and an 8GB memory card to expand the storage options, while also coming with a free game (The Lego Movie Video Game in most packages, although Walmart is selling bundles with Sly 4 in them).

The PlayStation TV is compatible with a limited range of PS Vita games, alongside all the PSP, PS Mini, and PSOne games that are digitally available to play on Vita; additionally, it can also play PlayStation 3 games over PS Now, and PlayStation 4 games via Remote Play. All told, there are over 700 games available to play on the device, and it’s a pretty neat thing to own if you’re already firmly embedded in the PlayStation ecosystem.

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  • crizz1066

    Gonna pick this up as soon as I get back home. Having the ability to play games on a different tv without having to move ps4 is a fantastic idea. Should help keep it in the lead.

    • Starman

      Good luck , lol….

    • crizz1066

      Why good luck?

  • Starman

    What is this , ‘SEGA CHANNEL” ? …..When MS said you can link your cable or sattellite tv to the XB1 (which is free , I might add) you all gave them a lot of bullsh*t….
    Sony: this is a gaming console , not a media console

    now it’s all good ? this is bullsh*t , and you have to pay for the crappy service ….


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