A huge Playstation Vita announcement is expected for this month.
Vita is going to need more than a price drop if it wants to move units. Needs a huge game like MGS, GTA San Andreas Stories or a Last of Us spinoff to get people interested again. Im hoping for a new version of the Vita (not a new handheld, think PSP 1000 or 2000), one of those 3 games I listed and a price drop. If they can do this then we should see even more bigger games come to the system.
As much as I love my Vita I dont think there's a place for Vita 2 in the market. Sony needs franchises that sell millions of units on the portable and they dont have any.
The current vita is still the best way to play handheld games imo. The vita doesn't really need a hardware upgrade. ( though I would love a TV out option ) What the vita really needs is new big titles.
that's unfortunately out of the question. all Sony studios are shifted to PS4. With Sony claiming PS4 is easy to develop for they will have more time to focus on Vita by giving us some AAAs using the unique features of the vita. Huge announcement? Price drop is the only thing i see, as well as memory cards dropping their prices to SD cards level. I cant believe those cards cost them more to produce than an SD card. it's a rip off. Vita is like the Wii U. Has great games but as i said in another thread people prefer playing the same game every year rather than trying something fresh. If gamers dont support it, it's hard for Sony to keep investing in it. That's how a console dies, basically
It needs those games, huh... I don't think that'll change anyone's minds. Uncharted was on the system and it didn't win people in mass droves like it did with the PS3.
Yes it does its the #1 complaint that it doesnt have big games for the Western audience. If the Vita can get some big games and lower the price of memory cards back down to Earth (#2 complaint) then ill probably buy one. $68 for 32gb is a scam. Sony sells a 32 gb Class 10 sd card for $15, vita i think is only class 4. Sony really dropped the ball with the Vita. Such a shame because the PSP was so good I bought it twice. Still have my 1k and 3k with a bunch of great games
Vita had big western games at launch and shortly after, that really didn't convince the majority in 2012 did it? I think more big games certainly wouldn't hurt it but it just has a stigma now that it won't be able to shake off. I mean it has been getting lots of AAA games recently and people still say it has no AAA games, it's like they forget the past 6 months completely.
Just having the games alone won't do it, you need momentum with software releases/announcements. And that's something the Vita, with it's sporadic releases, hasn't really had. There's never been a point when the Vita felt like it had "arrived".
Hopefully redesigned Vita or Vita 2.
Yeah, there might be a HUGE vita announcement. Also I might win the jackpot. Vita is awesome, but Sony hasn't shared a lot of love for it recently.
20 bucks says the announcement is discontinued support.
Just about as they are to release it in China along with the PS4?
I'll take that bet.
Vita has plenty of games. Thing is a niche machine first and a remote play device second. Sony has abandoned it completely though, if it weren't for 3rd party RPG's and animu fighters thing would be completely dead though.
What if!:> A Bundle, that includes, 40 NEW exclusive AAA titles, including games such as, Final Fantasy, GTA, MGS and so on! Pheeww lol, nah. Seriously though, don't know what it could be at this point in the game. Seems like they've abandoned it honestly (at least in the West). I still play mine because I love it (Freedom Warss), but I have accepted that there is no up from here.
I'd settle for 2 AAA titles , but I'm not going to put any money on that either.... I really did like my Vita more than my 3DS when it comes to the hardware, but currently it is just collecting dust mostly.
Yeah, agreed bro.. It really is a shame.
A price drop could help but what Vita need is a must have games. Like infamous, kingdom hearts, GTA, final fantasy, ape escape and Jak (or daxter 2). But nah, its a price drop or a new version which wouldn't help that much
Playstation Now support?
Vita being sold off to Google or Samsung. Heard it first here folks.
The funny thing is the system might actually do better if that was the case...
If they add Google Play store support (if it's possible) that would, I think, help with mass appeal. For $200 or less you could play all of the phone games and the dedicated Vita games. Edit: fixed grammatical error
Dual Shock 4 support for Remote Play please!!!! Anything else is just dust in the wind, dude.
GTA Vita? That would move millions, MAKE IT HAPPEN SONY/ROCKSTAR!!!
That and 3rd party memory cards will make it sell like hot cakes.
their announcement will be that the vita will lose more functionality
I might be tempted to buy one of these "Huge Playstation Vitas", but I am concerned about the weight and battery life.
A new Persona game announced for the Vita since february 3-5, there going to be persona talk and their 3 announced but one of those is persona 5 gameplay and the other could be Persona 3 golden vita or Persona spin off.
That would be magic ;)
I think Psvita has a lot of indie multiplatform games. That's it! Too few AAA titles and the reason is obvious: developers and producers don't want take the risk of losing money in a not-selling machine. Sony should support the Psvita in big commercial as Nintendo does everyday with 3DS, starting again in producing big titles as GTA, Metal Gear Solid and other big franchise. These titles should be using the Psvita functions in a smart way creating a new engaging experience. At the same time the Vita's price should be reduced….and as I told before: Commercial, commercial and commercial. Think about it: if Sony doesn't want to support it's own machine why third company should do differently?.
They should've just made the Vita more comfortable to hold for those with bigger hands..
A big announcement huh? I won't hold my breath.
Please do something Sony. If not then I at least want my Persona 3 Ultimate edition for Vita.
PS4 Portable that plays PS4 digital games only. How awesome would that be?
Doubt it but I hope so. My Vita needs some attention.
Ps Vita with an HDMI port that would be awesome, PS tv doesn't support every game at the moment.
This announcement better be "HUGE" !
How about a Price Drop in the Memory Cards. That would be a HUGE announcement, seeing as fans have been begging for one for the longest time.
They need to let us play ALL of our PSP games and ALL of our PSone games. They "accidentally" allowed it a year or two ago and I downloaded most of my games. They all work so I don't know why they won't do this (maybe publisher licensing?)
Well-known AAA franchises or else Vita is/will remain dead. No GTA, MGS, God Of War, Gran Turismo, Infamous, Battlefield, etc renders this handheld useless for the mainstream gamer (yes, some gamers like niche indie games, but look to what it's done to the vita).
I would love if they released a new version of the Vita with proper R2/R3/L2/L3 buttons, a 5.5" screen, better triggers and sticks, and better at streaming Now and PS4 games via remote play. I love mine but I would love it even more with those changes. Announce a few ports and maybe a couple original games and I could see the Vita being relevant once again. Ports that would make sense would be the Ratchet Reboot, a LBP Collection, Infamous Collection (excluding Second Son), Alienation, Journey, Tomorrow Children, and a GTA port. It would also make a ton of sense if they ported Android games like Dead Trigger 2.
Do you not like Second Son?
I sort of liked it, I just don't think the Vita could handle it. That was one gorgeous game.
Honestly the only thing that is gonna save my vita is an amazing GTA title. Skate trilogy remastered would also be dope.
ITS GRAVITY RUSH 2!!!!!!!!!!
I wish a kh title would come to vita
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