Pre-order sales for Sony Corp.’s Playstation Vita climbed this month at Amazon.com Inc. this week amid building demand for the handheld.
This month, the PS Vita Wi-Fi SKU held a 46 percent sales increase to rank at No. 216 in Amazon’s Video Games division.
The Playstation Vita will be sold Feb. 22 in the U.S.
It features 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.
The hardware will launch with 25 first-party and third-party titles, including Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and EA Sports FIFA Soccer.
Titles will be priced from $9.99 to $49.99.
Launch peripherals include a Starter Kit WITH 4GB Memory Card, Pocket Pouch, Protective Film, Card Case, Headphones, and Cleaning Cloth at $39.99, 4GB Memory Card at $19.99, and Portable Charger at $49.99.