Sony has unveiled a new version of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console at the Tokyo Game Show. Sony said that the PCH 2000 series consoles were aimed at casual gamers.
The new version of the Vita is around 20% thinner and 15% lighter than earlier models and is available in six different colours and will have a battery life of around six hours. The device will hit the shelves on the 10th October in Japan. Sony has not given a date for when it will be made available in other countries.
The PS Vita 2000 has 1GB of memory and will be able to use bigger 64Gb memory cards, which Sony are making.All versions of the new Vita will communicate via WiFi only.
In addition to the revamped Vita, Sony also showed off a set-top box called the PS Vita TV. The device can connect to televisions so that owners can play their Vita games on a bigger screen. The device can also be used to steam games being played on the PlayStation 4 to another TV.
Source – BBC