PS VITA Price Drop Won't Come Into Affect Until PS4 Launch?, "No" says Yoshida

At GamesCom 2013, Sony announced a massive price drop for their handheld console "PS VITA".

This price drop was supposed to come into effect immediately after the announcement at GamesCom 2013, but confusion erupted when few GameStop employees started telling consumers that PS VITA price drop won't apply until the launch of PS4.

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Gamingcapacity1541d ago

Isn't the price drop already happening? I'm sure it went cheaper on places like Amazon straight after GamesCom.

GdaTyler1541d ago

Article for hits. Simple as that.

GuruStarr781541d ago

Yes, I just bought another Vita for 199 at best buy here in Chicago...

shadow18spirit1541d ago

ya its like 200$ now , how much will it be after the drop

sdozzo1541d ago

$200 is reasonable. Stop.

GdaTyler1541d ago (Edited 1541d ago )

How much lower do you want it? The memory card prices are the only things that need a drop right now in terms of the Vita.

DJMarty1541d ago (Edited 1541d ago )

Thats RRP, so it's up to retailers to price lower.

WeAreLegion1541d ago

It did drop at every retailer.

despair1541d ago (Edited 1541d ago )

Firstly (to the submitter) it's "effect" not "affect"

Secondly...wait no secondly this is just pure nonsense.

nades_all_night1541d ago (Edited 1541d ago )

Seems like nonsense to me as well. The Vita was $249.99 here in the US (at least in my area/online) and now its $199.99. However, I have been on the receiving end of GameStop's "malarkey" before, so it wouldn't surprise me if they were passing out this info as gospel.

EDIT: I also notice how the link no longer works for said article. So....yeah. Nonsense.

nades_all_night1541d ago

NVM, now the link works again. My bad.