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The PlayStation Vita is a video game handheld by Sony that competed in the eighth generations of video game consoles. It is successor to the PlayStation Portable with a similar form factor. It debuted in 2011 to mild acclaim competing with the Nintendo 3DS. The Vita also go a few revisions including a console variation called the PlayStation TV. The handheld then went on to be one of the worst performing game devices with it being discontinued in 2019

Hardware sales figures Edit

Shipments Edit

The system shipped 4 million as of the end of 2012[2]. However, due to the system's poor performance, Sony did not reveal any more shipment data. Game analysts estimated the system sold 10 million as of 2015 but, it is unclear of how well it did after that.

Miscellaneous sales Edit

Games Edit

Not too many games sold well on the PlayStation Vita. According to the NPD[3], the best selling games in North America were

  1. Uncharted: Golden Abyss - 400k[4]
  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
  3. Assassin's Creed: Liberation
  4. Mortal Kombat 11
  5. Little Big Planet
  6. Need for Speed: Most Wanted
  7. Killzone: Mercenary
  8. Persona 4 Golden
  9. Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3
  10. Unit 13 - 200k [4]

References Edit

  1. https://www.neogaf.com/threads/playstation-vita-hardware-shipment-ltd-until-march-2015.1118602/
  2. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/jan/04/playstation-2-manufacture-ends-years
  3. https://twitter.com/MatPiscatella/status/1058748317146865664
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://www.resetera.com/threads/npd-top-10-life-to-date-sold-on-playstation-4-xbox-one-and-vita.78720/page-10#post-14552702
Eighth generation of video games
Nintendo 3DS· Wii U · Xbox One ·PlayStation 4 · PlayStation Vita
Nintendo Switch· Xbox One X · Playstation 4 Pro
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