Sony announced a PS Vita price drop today during their press conference at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. Starting tomorrow, the PlayStation Vita will go for £199 in Europe and $199 in North America, confirming the leak onto PlayStation's blog prior to the event.
This is Vita's first time seeing a price cut since its release in February of 2011.
Also announced was a list of games making their way to the platform, including AAA titles such as Batman Arkham Origins Black Gate, Lego Marvel, Football Manager Classic 2014 and Borderlands 2, as well hit indie titles such as Starbound, Fez and Velocity 2X.
In addition to that, Sony, as promised, reduced the price of PS Vita memory cards:
- 4GB memory card ($19.99) is now $14.99.
- 4GB memory card ($29.99) is now $19.99.
- 16GB memory card ($59.99) is now $39.99.
- 32GB memory card ($99.99) is now $79.99.
Japan received a PS Vita price drop earlier this year in February.