Afraid that the PS Vita will provide buyer’s remorse as soon as the handheld has been ripped from its packaging? Sony wants gamers not to fear as they have announced a PS Vita first edition bundle for those brave enough to wait in line for its release. With two weeks to go will this extra incentive push prospective buyers over the fence for the 3G model?
Anyone who has already pre-ordered their PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi model with limited edition case, 4 GB memory card and Little Deviants will receive an added bonus that includes an AT&T DataConnect Pass good for one free 250 MB data session (a $14.99 value). Unfortunately, the 250 MB free DataConnect Pass session is only available if you purchase one 250 MB data session and a PlayStation Network (Sony Entertainment Network now) game — provided that 3G activation has been completed.
Anyone who has not bought-in and decided to wait until the day of release will be happy to hear that upon purchasing the limited edition PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi bundle on February 22, the package will include an 8 GB memory card, an AT&T DataConnect Pass and a SEN game all for the same price of $299. Sony strongly encourages those who wish to purchase this bundle to act fast as there is a very limited supply. (Of course they would say that because they want your monies.)
Sony is trying anything to coax gamers in to buying a Vita in hopes that they start strong in North America after a somewhat weak initial opening in Japan. Otherwise, Sony may again find themselves in a situation where retailers drop the price of the 3G model due to plummeting sales like in Japan. The mega entertainment conglomerate defends the sales of the units sold thus far in Japan and expect sales to rise once more new titles have been released.
Again, those who wish to purchase the PlayStation Vita in Wi-Fi or 3G/Wi-Fi models can look forward to it in stores February 22.
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