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NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says it has sold 1.2 million PlayStation Vitas worldwide.

The handheld game system launched last week in North America, Latin America, Europe and elsewhere. It went on sale in December in Japan and other parts of Asia.

Sony Corp. said Tuesday that the sales figure is as of Feb. 26. It did not break out figures by region, so it's not known how many of the sales came from last week's launch.

More than 2 million games have been sold for the device. The Vita costs $250 or $300 in the U.S. depending on what type of wireless connection you want. It has a front and a back touch screen and two analog controllers to use for shooters and a bevy of other games.

I quote the whole thing, since is isn't much and not alot of detail

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Edit: Secondary Source Special thanks to Kenshiro

Doing some lolmath...

Lets say 600k wifi only sold @$250 price = $150mil
600k of 3G/wifi sold @$300 price = $180mil

so total around $330mil

exclusing labor cost, material cost, etc

i wonder if sony making or losing anything at all on each PS VITA sold

but still $330mil from Dec to Feb 26 isn't impressive at all in my opinion
Edited by DrDarkTempler - 2/28/12 at 9:25pm
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It remains to be seen how many of those sales are from the non-asian regions.
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mind the psp has only been on sale for 6 days in Europe, don't know if that makes a difference or not.
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I haven't seen one on the streets yet and, on release, the PSP popped up quick in my area. Gloomy forcast. tongue.gif
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It remains to be seen how many of those sales are from the non-asian regions.
They low.
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I haven't seen one on the streets yet and, on release, the PSP popped up quick in my area. Gloomy forcast. tongue.gif
They low.

I seen someone with it the other day when i was NYC Subway

He had a PS VITA, couldn't tell if it 3G or Wifi only, he had a flip case on, with no screen protector on i believe, and was playing some kind of ball puzzle game lol


Mine had Screen protector, silicon soft case and an Official Pouch case, all i need now is a protector for the back, and is isn't much on ebay ; ; XD
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Heck, I haven't even seen a 3DS out in the wild yet (other than my own). I think it'll at least be a bit longer before you see anyone with a Vita.

Though, I have noticed a TON of people with smartphones and other touchscreen devices. Maybe that's the difference - where I am doesn't involve long waiting periods, so maybe just a smart phone is enough to hold someone over until they're done waiting for whatever.
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I haven't seen one on the streets yet and, on release, the PSP popped up quick in my area. Gloomy forcast. tongue.gif
They low.

My friend managed to snag the last Uncharted and Vita (3G) at my local Best Buy Saturday, but he is the only person I know or have seen with one.
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the ps vita is too expensive to buy, otherwise i would buy it mad.gif
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i remember reading somewhere that a preliminary guess to the cost of each vita was about $160 usd, looking at the cost of most the chips inside the unit. Where the screen was the most expensive part at around $50-60 i think it was, everything else was less then $10-20
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Hm. Not too high, but not bad anyway. Expected more to be honest, the ad campaigns were all over the country O.o
   
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