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.