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SCEA announces Vita launch titles, details starter kit

Thursday, 22nd December 2011 19:58 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

SCEA’s director of hardware marketing, John Koller, has posted an updated list of titles which will be released when PS Vita launches in the US and Canada on February 22.

Koller called it the “biggest and best lineup” the firm has “ever launched across the history of PlayStation platforms.”

According to the listing, there will be 25 games available on day one, and over 100 games are currently in development for the platform with pricing ranging from $9.99-$49.99 through retail and PSN.

SCEA Launch Day Titles

  • Escape Plan (PSN Only)
  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
  • Hustle Kings (PSN Only)
  • Little Deviants
  • ModNation Racers: Road Trip
  • Super StarDust Delta (PSN only)
  • UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss
  • wipEout 2048
  • Launch Window Titles
  • Gravity Rush
  • MLB 12 The Show
  • Reality Fighters
  • Unit 13
  • Third Party Publisher Launch Day Titles
  • Army Corps of Hell Square Enix, Inc.
  • Asphalt Injection Ubisoft, Inc.
  • BEN10 GALACTIC RACING D3 Publisher of America
  • Blazblue: Continuum Shift EXTEND Aksys Games Localization, Inc.
  • Dungeon Hunter Alliance Ubisoft, Inc.
  • Dynasty Warriors Next Tecmo Koei America Corporation
  • F1 2011 Codemasters
  • EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer Electronic Arts, Inc.
  • Lumines Electronic Symphony Ubisoft, Inc.
  • Michael Jackson The Experience Ubisoft, Inc.
  • Plants vs. Zombies (PSN Only) Sony Online Entertainment LLC
  • Rayman Origins Ubisoft, Inc.
  • Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
  • Tales of Space: Mutant Blobs (PSN Only) Drinkbox Studios
  • Touch My Katamari Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
  • Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition Sega of America

Launch Window Titles

  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. Inc.
  • Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention NIS America, Inc.
  • NINJA GAIDEN ∑ PLUS Tecmo Koei America Corporation
  • Ridge Racer Namco Bandai Games America Inc.
  • Silent Hill Book of Memories Konami Digital Ent. America, Inc.
  • Supremacy MMA: Unrestricted 505 Games

Sony will also offer a Starter Kit for $39.99 which includes a 4GB Memory Card, Pocket Pouch, Protective Film, Card Case, Headphones, and Cleaning Cloth.

Standalone Memory Cards will start at $19.99.

  • 4 GB Memory Card February 15, 2012 $19.99
  • 8 GB Memory Card February 15, 2012 $29.99
  • 16 GB Memory Card February 15, 2012 $59.99
  • 32 GB Memory Card February 15, 2012 $99.99
  • Starter Kit with Memory Card February 15, 2012 $39.99
  • In-Ear Headset February 15, 2012 $19.99
  • Carrying Case February 15, 2012 $19.99
  • Travel Pouch February 15, 2012 $19.99
  • Protective Film (2 pack) February 15, 2012 $9.99
  • Card Case February 15, 2012 $5.99
  • Cradle February 15, 2012 $19.99
  • Portable Charger Spring 2012 $49.99
  • AC Adaptor February 15, 2012 $14.99
  • Car Adaptor Spring 2012 $14.99
  • USB Cable February 15, 2012 $14.99

Each PS Vita system package comes with six AR Play Cards and one voucher to download AR Play mini games via PSN.  All first-party games along with a selection of accessories and third-party games will be available for purchase a week early on February 15 in conjunction with the availability date of the First Edition PS Vita Bundle.

Vita is out in Japan now, and will release in Europe and Australia on February 22.

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12 Comments

  1. monu-mental

    This is attractive stuff.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Moonwalker1982

    Will this launch list be the same for europe?

    #2 3 years ago
  3. 2EX08

    Is it just me or did they drop the price of the memory cards?

    #3 3 years ago
  4. WFMMK

    @3 This is the first they’ve announced the price. The prices before were either price gouging or guesses.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Moonwalker1982

    Still 100 fucking dollars for a memory card, jesus…just think about that for a minute. That is some insane shit right there. Now i have to admit, i don’t know how much memory cards costs these days for handhelds. But 100? I’m going with 4GB, but i’m afraid its not gonna be enough.

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Clupula

    That’s a lot of titles.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. Moonwalker1982

    Gravity Rush PSN only in europe. No sign of Escape Plan for europe, and Uncharted costing 50 euros…..in europe. Kinda sad.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. The_Red

    WOW. That is one CRAZY line-up. The biggest batch of launch games I’ve EVER Seen and yet there isn’t a single mega hit / system-seller. Don’t get me wrong. A lot of those games look great and will probably ending getting decent scores but none of them is an “it” title that sells a system.
    Same thing happened with 3DS until they released Mario Kart 7. Hopefully Vita does better because Sony does actually deserve it after preparing a decent launch like this.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. polygem

    Touch My Katamari…

    #9 3 years ago
  10. WFMMK

    @8 Uncharted is there…

    #10 3 years ago
  11. polygem

    some titles are interesting but i´m with you _Red. not a true megahit. i love wipeout and uncharted could be considered a mega hit too. but i´m not sure if that´s enough for me. those games seem to be more like little brothers of ps3 games. i would have liked something fresh, something that makes me WOW!
    i am interested in a handheld gaming device and i loved my launch psp (but it got old pretty fast)…
    for me it doesn´t seem like there is a device right now i truly want to have. i´m not a fan of touch screen phone/pad gaming, the 3ds is nice but there just aren´t many games i am interested in. the vita looks a little wishy washy to me atm.

    #11 3 years ago
  12. Lounds

    i’m gonna wait until last 2 weeks like when Tesco vs Amazon war with pricing of the DS.

    #12 3 years ago

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