JAPANESE

9/14/2011
Sony Computer Entertainment Japan

PLAYSTATION®VITA AVAILABLE IN JAPAN ON DECEMBER 17, 2011Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Unveils 100 Software Titles and a Broad Selection of
Peripherals and Accessories for PlayStation®Vita.
SCEJ Also Announces Support for Data Communication Prepaid Plans by
NTT DOCOMO, INC. for PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-FiModel in Japan.

Tokyo, September 14, 2011– Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for business operation in Japan, today announced at their press conference for Tokyo Game Show 2011, that PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita), will become available in Japan on December 17, 2011, with pre-orders starting on October 15, 2011*1. Available at 24,980 yen (including tax) for Wi-Fi model and 29,980 yen (including tax) for 3G/Wi-Fi model, PS Vita at launch will be accompanied with 26 exciting software titles along with a broad selection of peripherals and accessories. SCEJ also revealed that PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model will support data communication prepaid plans provided by NTT DOCOMO, INC. for Japan.

Software title line-up

As the next generation portable entertainment system, PS Vita enables a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context, transforming every aspect of a user's daily life into an entertainment experience. Delivering such unparalleled portable gaming experience at launch is 26 exciting software titles from both SCE and our publishing and developing partners. In addition to these launch titles, more than 74 games*2 are currently in development and are expected to be released for the PS Vita system. For more details, please refer to the separately attached files "PlayStation®Vita launch titles."

G data communication prepaid plans by NTT DOCOMO, INC.

For the 3G network connectivity, PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model in Japan will support data communication prepaid plans provided by NTT DOCOMO, INC., one of Japan's premier mobile communications companies well known for its network quality and coverage. Two plans announced today for PS Vita are "Prepaid data plan 20h" at 980 yen (including tax) and "Prepaid data plan 100h" at 4,980 yen (including tax). The 3G network connectivity provided by NTT DOCOMO, INC. will allow users to communicate and share their entertainment experience with their friends where ever they are. Taking advantage of the network connectivity, applications pre-installed in PS Vita like "near" which enables users to share their game information with other users anywhere, anytime, as well as the upcoming software titles will deliver unmatched next generation portable entertainment to PS Vita users.

At launch, SCEJ will run a promotional campaign for a limited offer*2 and will bundle with PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model a DOCOMO UIM card that will include the initial contract handling fee 2,100 yen (including tax) along with "Prepaid data plan 100h" or "Prepaid data plan 20h", enabling users to enjoy 3G connectivity out of the box.

Peripherals and accessories

Accompanying the launch of PS Vita is a line-up of 16 peripherals and accessories to be released on the same day or soon after. The line-up includes must have items like memory card for PS Vita as well as protective film, offering users a broad selection to further enjoy on the go entertainment with PS Vita.

Product name Release date RRP
(including tax)
Memory card 4GB December 17, 2011 ¥2,200
Memory card 8GB December 17, 2011 ¥3,200
Memory card 16GB December 17, 2011 ¥5,500
Memory card 32GB December 17, 2011 ¥9,500
AC adaptor December 17, 2011 ¥1,800
USB cable December 17, 2011 ¥1,300
Cradle December 17, 2011 ¥2,800
In-ear headset December 17, 2011 ¥2,800
Protective film December 17, 2011 ¥800
Card case December 17, 2011 ¥600
Case December 17, 2011 ¥1,800
Pouch December 17, 2011 ¥1,500
Travel pouch with cleaning cloth and wrist strap December 17, 2011 ¥2,300
Carrying pouch (black) December 17, 2011 ¥1,800
Car adaptor Spring 2012 TBD
Portable charger Spring 2012 TBD

SCE will vigorously promote PS Vita towards the launch as the next generation portable entertainment platform and work towards expanding the portable gaming market.

  • *1For further details about the precise schedule or how to preorder, please contact each store.
  • *2Information as of September 14. The numbers is subject to change.
  • *3First 0.5M units will come with "Prepaid data plan 100h."

Product Outline


PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black initial limited edition

Product name PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black initial limited edition
Product code PCH-1100 AA01
Release date December 17, 2011
RRP 29,980 yen (including tax)
Included
  • PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model ×1
  • USB cable ×1
  • AC adaptor ×1
  • Power cord ×1
  • Printed materials ×1
  • SIM card ×1 (Inserted in the system) (also includes prepaid data plan 100h)

* Initial limited edition quantity: 0.5M units


PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black limited edition

Product name PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black limited edition
Product code PCH-1100 AB01
Release date Shipping will start once the initial limited edition is out of stock.
RRP 29,980 yen (including tax)
Included
  • PlayStation®Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model
  • USB cable ×1
  • AC adaptor ×1
  • Power cord ×1
  • Printed materials ×1
  • SIM card ×1 (Inserted in the system) (also includes prepaid data plan 20h)

PlayStation®Vita Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black

Product name PlayStation®Vita Wi-Fi Model Crystal Black
Product code PCH-1000 ZA01
Release date December 17, 2011
RRP 24,980 yen (including tax)
Included
  • PlayStation®Vita Wi-Fi model ×1
  • USB cable ×1
  • AC adaptor ×1
  • Power cord ×1
  • Printed materials ×1

PlayStation®Vita Product Specification

Platform name PlayStation®Vita
Model number PCH-1000 series
CPU ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core)
GPU SGX543MP4+
Main memory 512MB
VRAM 128MB
External Dimensions Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection)
Weight Approx 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model)
Approx 260g (Wi-Fi model)
Screen
(Touch screen)
5 inches (16:9), 960 x 544, Approx. 16 million colors, OLED
Multi touch screen (capacitive type)
Rear touch pad Multi touch pad (capacitive type)
Cameras Front camera, Rear camera
Frame rate : 120fps@320x240(QVGA), 60fps@640x480(VGA)
Resolution : Up to 640x480(VGA)
Sound Built-in stereo speakers
Built-in microphone
Motion sensors Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Threeaxis electronic compass
Location Built-in GPS (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
Wi-Fi location service support
Keys / Switches PS button
Power button
Directional buttons (Up/Down/Right/Left)
Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square)
Shoulder buttons (Right/Left)
Right stick, Left stick
START button, SELECT button
Volume buttons (+/-)
Wireless
communications
Mobile network connectivity (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
3G modem (data communication): HSDPA/HSUPA *specification for Japanese region
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (n = 1x1)(Wi-Fi) (Infrastructure mode/Ad-hoc mode)
Bluetooth® 2.1+EDR (A2DP/AVRCP/HSP)
Slots/Ports PlayStation®Vita card slot
Memory card slot
SIM card slot (3G/Wi-Fi model only)
Multi-use port (for USB data communication, DC IN, Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In], Serial data communication),
Headset jack (Stereo mini jack) (for Audio [Stereo Out / Mono In])
Accessory port
Power Built-In Lithium-ion Battery: DC3.7V 2210mAh
AC adaptor: DC 5V
Operating environment
temperature
5℃~35℃
Supported
AV content
format
Music
-MP3 MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 3, MP4 (MPEG-4 AAC), WAVE (Linear PCM)
Videos
-MPEG-4 Simple Profile (AAC), H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High/Main/Baseline Profile (AAC)
Photos
-JPEG (Exif 2.2.1), TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG

<Reference: About Saving Game’s Saved Data>

Some PS Vita software titles may require the use of separately sold memory card for saving game’s
saved data while some software titles are capable of saving it on to the PS Vita card itself. Please refer
to the PS Vita game packages or game manuals for further details.

< Reference: About Duration of the Battery>

Game: Approx. 3~5 hours
Video: Approx. 5 hours
Music (in stand-by mode): Approx. 9 hours

  • *Screen brightness default setting, Bluetooth feature off, headphones used
  • *Game, when not using the network
  • *The duration may change depending on the brightness of the screen, what content being played and if the network (3G/Wi-Fi) feature is being used or not


< Reference: About Charging Time of the Battery>

AC adaptor charging: Approx. 2 hours and 40 min.

  • *Charging from zero battery power.


About Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Recognized as the global leader and company responsible for the progression of consumer-based computer entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) manufactures, distributes and markets the PlayStation® game console, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system and the PlayStation®3 (PS3®) system. PlayStation has revolutionized home entertainment by introducing advanced 3D graphic processing, and PlayStation 2 further enhances the PlayStation legacy as the core of home networked entertainment. PSP is a handheld entertainment system that allows users to enjoy 3D games, with high-quality full-motion video, and high-fidelity stereo audio. PS3 is an advanced computer system, incorporating the state-of-the-art Cell processor with super computer like power. SCEI, along with its subsidiary divisions Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd., and Sony Computer Entertainment Korea Inc. develops, publishes, markets and distributes software, and manages the third party licensing programs for these platforms in the respective markets worldwide. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, SCEI is an independent business unit of the Sony Group.

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< PlayStation®Vita launch titles> (in alphabetical order of the company names)

Title name Publisher Genre Format
BLAZBLUE CONTINUUM SHIFT EXTEND ARC SYSTEM WORKS Co.,Ltd. 2D fighting game PS Vita card/
PS Store download
3gokushi touchbattle (Working Title) AQ INTERACTIVE INC. MMO/RTS PS Store download
Project N.O.E.L.S. (Working Title) ARC SYSTEM WORKS Co.,Ltd. Music Player PS Store download
ULTIMATE MARVEL VS.
CAPCOM 3
CAPCOM CO., LTD. Fighting Action PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Nature of Night of Kamaitachi - 11th visitor, A Suspect - (Tentative) CHUNSOFT Adventure: Sound Novel PS Vita card/
PS Store download
F1 2011™ CODEMASTERS Ltd. Racing PS Vita card/
PS Store download
DREAM C CLUB ZERO
PORTABLE
D3 PUBLISHER Inc. Dating Simulation game PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Niconico DWANGO Co.,Ltd. Niconico PS Store download
FISH ON Kadokawa Games, Ltd. Sport/Fishing PS Vita card/
PS Store download
KATAMARI DAMACY (Working
title)
NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Touch, roll and make it bigger PS Vita card/
PS Store download
RIDGE RACER (Working title) NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. Exhilarating drift racing TBD
Disgaea3 Return Nippon Ichi Software, Inc. SimulationRPG PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Virtua Tennis 4 - World Tour Edition SEGA CORPORATION Sports PS Vita card/
PS Store download
@field Sonic Powered Co.,Ltd Virtual golf action PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Uncharted: Golden Abyss Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Action Adventure PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Little Deviants Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Collection of Mini Games PS Store download
Minnato Issho Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Social Communications PS Store download
HOT SHOTS GOLF NEXT Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Golf Game PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Yuusha no kiroku (TBD) Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Life Management PS Store download
Monster Radar Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc. Location-based game PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Shinobido 2: Tales of the Ninja Spike Co.,Ltd. Ninja Stealth Action PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Army Corps of Hell SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd. Action PS Vita card/
PS Store download
LORD of APOCALYPSE SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd. Action RPG PS Vita card/
PS Store download
DYNASTY WARRIORS NEXT Tecmo Koei Games Co., Ltd TACTICAL ACTION PS Vita card/
PS Store download
Dark Quest Ubisoft K.K. RPG PS Vita card/
PS Store download
MICHAEL JACKSON THE
EXPERIENCE HD
Ubisoft K.K. Rhythm Game PS Vita card/
PS Store download

<PlayStation®Vita work in progress titles> (in alphabetical order of the company names)

Title name Publisher Genre
SUMIONI ACQUIRE Corp. INK ACTION
SRPG (Working Title) ALPJA・UNIT CO., LTD., Simulation RPG
MALICIOUS (tentative) ALVION Inc. ACT
No title AQUAPLUS Co., Ltd Dungeon PRG
STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN CAPCOM CO., LTD. Fighting
Shirotsuku CAVE Interactive CO.,LTD. Simulation
New shooting CAVE Interactive CO.,LTD. shooting
Emergency Escape Adventure Trust or Betrayal (Tentative) CHUNSOFT Adventure: Emergency Escape
Adventure
DJ MAX TECHNIKA PORTABLE (Working Title) CYBERFRONT CORPORATION DJ SIMULATION
Jurassic HUNTER (Working title) Digital Works Entertainment action game
slotter mania V DORASU Co., Ltd. Slot Simulation
Hello Kitty to issho block crash V DORASU Co., Ltd. Block Crash
FIFA (working title) EA Sports (Electronic Arts) Soccer
MAPLUS PORTABLE NAVI 4 (Working Title) Edia Co.,Ltd. NAVIGATION
RPG (Working Title) FURYU CORPORATION RPG
Ragnarok Odyssey GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. Action
TBA GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. Action
TBA GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc. Action Puzzle
New title GUST CO .,LTD. New genre
SUDOKU by Nikoli complete edition HAMSTER Corporation Puzzle
Monsters Rising (Tentative Title) IDEA FACTORY Co., Ltd. Card Game
DRAGON'S CROWN Ignition Entertainment Ltd. Action RPG
Shin Megami Tensei series Index Corporation (Atlus) RPG
Persona4 The GOLDEN Index Corporation (Atlus) RPG
Pachi-Para Series IREM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
INC.
Pachinko
No title KAGA CREATE CO., LTD. Adventure Game
No title KAGA CREATE CO., LTD. Shooting Game
ASPHALT : INJECTION Konami Digital Entertainment Racing
AR COMBAT DigiQ Konami Digital Entertainment Simulation
Oh to Maoh to Nananin no himegimi tachi
- shin ohsama monogatari-
Konami Digital Entertainment Role Playing
Soccer Konami Digital Entertainment Sports
ZONE OF THE ENDERS HD EDITION Konami Digital Entertainment High Speed Robot Action
MAH-JONG FIGHT CLUB
Shinsei Zenkoku Taisen Version
Konami Digital Entertainment Mah-Jong
METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION Konami Digital Entertainment Tactical Espionage Action
Baseball Konami Digital Entertainment Sports
New RPG title from LEVEL-5 LEVEL-5 Inc. RPG
No title MAGES. Inc.(5pb.) Adventure Game
Saikyo Todai Shogi Mainichi Communications Inc. Table
Marjong Haoh Mainichi Communications Inc. Table
New Action RPG (Working Title) Marvelous Entertainment Inc. Action RPG
New Action-Adventure game (Working Title) Marvelous Entertainment Inc. Action-Adventure game
New Simulation RPG (Working Title) Marvelous Entertainment Inc. Simulation RPG
New Fantasy RPG (Working Title) Marvelous Entertainment Inc. Action RPG
Next Education [English Grammar] Media5 Corporation Education
Next Education [Test preparation for certified administrative procedures specialists] Media5 Corporation Education
Next Education [TOEIC TEST] Media5 Corporation Education
Gundam Franchise (Working title) NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. ACTION
Super Robot Taisen Franchise (Working title) NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. TBD
Tales of Innocence R NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. RPG
ANIME ACTION (Working title) NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. ACTION
Ys -Foliage Ocean in CELCETA- Nihon Falcom Corporation Action RPG
Daito Giken Official Pachi-Slot Simulator Series PAON CORPORATION Pachi-Slot Simulator
No title POLYGON MAGIC,INC. Android Communicator
Little Busters! Converted Edition PROTOTYPE CO.,LTD. Adventure Game
Jumpin' (Working Title) Railfan Holdings Co.,Ltd. Jump action
RPG (Working Title) Rideon Japan,Inc. RPG
Super Monkey Ball (working title) SEGA CORPORATION Puzzle Game
Ginsei Igo SilverStarJapan Co., Ltd. Table
Ginsei Shogi Huun Ryuuko Raiden SilverStarJapan Co., Ltd. Table
Escape Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Survival Stragtegy
GRAVITY RUSH Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Action Adventure
Sound Shape Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Action / Music Creator
STARSTRIKE DELTA Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Shooting Game
Reality Fighters Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Fighting
LittleBigPlanet Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Action
WipEout®2048 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Racing
FINAL FANTASY X SQUARE ENIX Co., Ltd. RPG
Sangokuhime SystemSoft Alpha Corporation strategic simulation + adventure
Battlefield of Maidens 2nd SystemSoft Alpha Corporation strategic simulation + adventure
Sengokuhime 3rd SystemSoft Alpha Corporation strategic simulation + adventure
Moe Moe Great War Modern Version ++ SystemSoft Alpha Corporation strategic simulation + adventure
NINJA GAIDEN Σ Tecmo Koei Games Co., Ltd ACTION
LUMINES Electronic Symphony Ubisoft K.K. Music Puzzle
Rayman Origins Ubisoft K.K. Action

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