Firm sees no reason to lower the price of the "very affordable" handheld just because a rival has
Why would they drop the price of a product they haven't even released yet. As far as I know, they're making sure the PS Vita launches(in 2012) with multiple games to avoid a mediocre launch. I don't see them dropping the price any time soon after the PSV launches unless it's doing terribly. That's yet to be seen. But I doubt it.
Thank you. Just CVG being stupid as always.
the ram is being cut by half aswell to 256, they could of at least droped the price a tad. @below google "sony cuts vita ram"
link please edit: i goggled it and i dont see where sony said they are cutting the vita ram just a lot of speculate articles , find me an article where sony says it and i believe it not rumors or speculations , anyways did sony announce vita ram in the first place?
the sony guy on twitter basically debunked the ram cutting rumor. "Don't believe everything you read on the internet."
thats why i ask for link but even on the links he provided says that they are not sure , anyways how they are cutting the specs on something they havent even announce ? i dont recall sony giving official ram memory on ps vita yet
Sony won't cut anything that will affect performance in the middle/late stages of game development. The specs will be good enough to run these smoothly: http://i52.tinypic.com/iqzt... http://pspmedia.ign.com/psp... All games we saw were running on final specs.
The ram was cut, if there was one, beforeon early in the hardware/games development. All the games shown were running on the final specs and they look amazing. It wouldn't make sense to change the hardware right after all the games go public.
thx for verifying the ram was cut
And apparently the Vita still has 10x more Ram than the psp..... 64MBx10=640MB of ram for the Vita...... Win!!!
articles im reading says SONYS decision to cut the ram on its upcoming ps vita handheld console.. im guessing that isent speculation http://www.itproportal.com/... also why would it be a rumour it would be a stupid one would it not and theres more http://www.shoptonews.net/2... edit, dont worry tho it isent ment to hinder the peformance any but they coulda dropped the price still
If you are guessing then it's speculation. Also there are a lot of stupid rumors out there. I'm sure the memory cut was made BEFORE the thing went public and price announced, so there's no reason to cut the price. If anything the price would've been HIGHER if the specs weren't cut, IF there was a cut.
That article itself says "Sony has not confirmed" and "several reports suggest" (like the ones seen on N4G), which means RUMOR.
why would all the devs be spouting on about it then aswell as a hell of a lot of other sources its definatly confirmed by developeres to be cut to 256mb, it dosent make sence to have a silly rumour like cutting 256 of ram and most articles say its definatly cut. just too many scources and reports for it not to be true if u ask me
The Vita is being sold at a great price. And sony is loosing money for each one sold. So i dont see why they have to lower the price. Nintendo slashed the price of the 3DS because people believed it to be a rip at 250 euros. Now that its 170 euros it seems like a decent price for it. @jacen100 The whole ram issue came with journalists and analysists reporting a prediction that the Vita would release with 512MB of Ram. Then a dev says the ram has been reduced and everyone assumes the ram has been cut by half. This is something i dont quite understand because a Dev has confirmed that the Vita has 10 times the ram as the PSP. Which would equal 320 MB not 256 like some people are saying. heres the article with the proof. "PSV will “have a whole lot of headroom in terms of GPU power, CPU power and indeed RAM” and any possible decrease in available memory “won’t affect [them]. It’s actually good for developers to work under constraint.” "That said, he also remarks that the PSV has about ten times the RAM of the PSP" 32 X 10 = 320 MB http://gamethingdaily.com/2... Also he stated that the decrease could be possible. He never stated that it has happend.
devs have confirmed 256mb in every article i see as they are developing for the system they should know best, yes i agree its an amazing little tool for the money you are realy getting a bargin there is no agruement it will sell at that price , and from what is being reported by devs the 256 of ram does not hinder the gaming performance of the system, its a hella lot of tech for what u are paying no doubt and looks sexy aswell
In another article they state that the system ram is 256 MB and the video ram 128. "Vita is set at 256MB with an additional 128MB of VRAM for graphics support. So for the math majors out there, 32 x 10 is 320, which puts his claims in the ballpark of the RAM cut." http://videogamewriters.com... 256 + 128 = 384 in total. Anyways its still a ton of ram when compared to the 3DS. I am surprised that the GPU has 128 MB of ram. 3DS = 128MB of ram http://www.ubergizmo.com/20... So the vita has 256 MBs more ram than the 3DS which is impressive. Or 128 MB of ram if your just talking about system memory. Question does the Pica (3DS GPU) have any on board memory?
Why should they cut the price? Their system is five times what the 3DS is for a great price. Just because Nintendo panicked and made themselves look weak doesn't mean Sony should too. I mean UC:GA and Gravity Daze already look better then anything the 3DS has spit up so far and they weren't even finished yet.
3DS has 128mb of RAM GDDR much times faster than RAM on PS3. Vita has 256mb of RAM GDDR aswell i think. The slower RAM in ps3 is why u cant do backward capability on ps2 as the ps2 has fast RAM its why they have problems with sense of speed ect in ps3 games its a fact.
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