While the PS Vita isn’t exactly selling like hotcakes in the west, it’s definitely moving rather well in its Japanese home turf.
Sucks that the vita isn't selling great like it is in japan. :(
Well, the PSP didn't sell well in the west as well. That didn't prevent it from having great games and a successor :D
It's probably doing so great over there because of all the games that are getting released. Seriously, we don't even have half the games that they do over there for Vita. :\
Support your local localization companies and they might just take more risks on their acquisitions ;)
Well sadly we don't have half of those great Japanese exclusives. If we had Monster Hunter, Digimon Cyber Sleuth, Phantasy Star Online 2, and the new PSO game, with memory card price drops we might be going somewhere.
Lets hope Sony gonna keep producing it for years to come.
And apparently Spain too, lol.
* Game variety is the Vita's problem. That + memory card are really the main issues. It has games, but not enough they appeal to a wide variety of people. If you want millions in sales, you can't JUST make senren kagura boobie games.. You won't sell millions that way. You need a few sports games and random generic games that most people will like. * Vita needs more RPG's like Legend of Heroes: Gagharv trilogy, more games like Spyro & Ratchet, more racing and sports games. That is how you boost the sales by getting the slightly less "hardcore" people to buy in. They are the ones who help boost sales of the "hardcore" games buy getting them to impulse buy it. * You can't survive on 10% of your PSP fanbase, which is exactly what Vita games were catered to. * If 100 people exist, they made most of the Vita games for only 10 of those people. The other 90 are like " uhhhh but where are the games I like ? " ^ THAT is why the Vita failed. I still love my Vita though, and it will go great with my PS4 whenever I get one, but the system as a whole...the vita, is not it's own fault. It's the lack of compelling games to play.
you never get tired from posting the same things over and over, do you.
Great for Vita.
About time we get some positve news on the Vita.
I'm waiting for a Souls game on PS Vita.
Salt & Sanctuary Google it ;)
We need a sonic game on Vita! That would be great!
Once again VGChartz got it wrong
Yay! I wonder what Sony will try to do now to stop it from selling in Japan?
OK that just made me laugh... well played. +bub for humor
That's more than Wii U and PS4 will ever reach for a very long time. As for X1, hahahahahahahahahahahahaha
Noticed that on the latest Media Create. Nice!
4 million units in 3.5 years in the most popular market? I wouldn't call that "selling like hotcakes" over there in the east either. It's a nice milestone, but one I think it should have hit 1-2 years ago at the latest. A few simple changes would have made the Vita better and cheaper. As their second gen portable, they were in a prime spot to fix all the shortcomings of the PSP, but they missed the mark in a few important areas that would have sealed the deal for a lot of potential customers. Lose the rear touch screen and both cameras. Add the missing standard Dual Shock buttons. Use encrypted SD cards for storage. Make the battery a tad bigger. Done and done. It'd have been cheaper and would have delivered a better overall experience. I have a Vita and like it, but there's always been these few things that sort of bugged me about it that I see as obvious things that could've been done better.
I agree. I like my Vita as well and play it often. I don't Remote Play as often as I'd like cause it doesn't feel right not having physical L2 and R2 buttons for some games. Also, I believe Sony's biggest mistake was making the memory cards proprietary and expensive. It added too much to the price of an already expensive piece of tech.
Yeah those things are expensive, getting the 64gb mem card is like a dream to me. Currently stuck with 8gb as I believe getting anything other than the 64gb would be a waste considering I've got a lot of digital games.
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