NGP is “Playstation VITA”, 2011 global launch window and price details revealed

SCE head Kaz Hirai has finally confirmed that the official name of NGP is “Playstation VITA”, VITA means “LIFE”. Hirai also announced that AT&T will be a service partner for handheld.

Kaz Hirai also announced a minute details about new feature of handheld called “Party”. This new feature will enable you to make use of headset and microphone chat. Another feature “Near”, it’s a social connection tools that allows user to track and chat with their friends, compare trophies and many more.


In Japan Wi-fi version will carry a price tag of ¥24,980, in United States $249 and in Europe €249.

The 3G version of Playstation VITA will be available for ¥29,980 in Japan, $299 in US and €249 in Europe.