The sales of the PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system reached over 1.2 million units worldwide as of February 26, 2012, Sony Computer Entertainment announced today.
PS Vita experienced an initial burst of momentum when it launched on December 17, 2011 in Japan followed by Hong Kong, Taiwan and South Korea. Newly launched in North and Latin America, Europe and PAL territories as well as in Singapore on February 22, 2012, sales have exceeded expectations surpassing over 1.2 million units worldwide. Software sales across the globe have surpassed 2.0
million units at both retail and on PlayStation Network, SCE added.
PS Vita is equipped with dual analog sticks, a 5-inch high definition OLED multi-touch screen, quad core processor, six-axis motion sensing system, built in microphone, and front and rear cameras. In addition to the offering portable gaming, by having both Wi-Fi and 3G network connectivity, together with various applications, PS Vita will enable possibilities for users to "encounter," "connect," "discover," "share" and "play" with friends wherever they are.
More than 25 game titles are currently available in North and Latin America, Europe and the PAL territories and Japan respectively including EA SPORTS FIFA Football, Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 from Capcom, UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048 and Escape Plan from SCE Worldwide Studios.