Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita handheld ranked as a top-selling product at Amazon.com Inc. this week due to strong demand.
The PS Vita Wi-Fi SKU ranked as the No. 1 best-selling product in Amazon’s Video Games division this week.
In addition, the PS Vita 3G SKU ranked at No. 7 in the same period.
The PS Vita will include dual analog sticks, a 5-inch multi-touch OLED display, 3G & GPS, front and rear touch panels, and a compass on three axes. It will utilize flash-memory game cards.
It is scheduled for release in holiday 2011.
Hardware specifications include an ARM Cortex A9 4-core CPU, front camera, rear camera, built-in microphone, and Bluetooth 2.1.
The company will partner with AT&T to allow current customers to access Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide.
The PS Vita Party mode will allow users to chat with nearby owners. In addition, near will allow users to play with friends using their PSN ID.
The PS3 160GB Call of Duty: Black Ops Bundle, which began sale May 31, includes the PS3 160GB hardware, a copy of Activision Blizzard Inc.’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, the Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike DLC Pack, and a Dualshock 3 Controller at $299.99.