PlayStation Vita TV to hit Phl market Jan.16
(The Philippine Star) - December 23, 2013 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong Ltd. (SCEH) Singapore branch has announced that the PlayStation Vita TV (PS Vita TV), a new entertainment system within the PlayStation family, is confirmed to hit the Philippine market on Jan. 16 with a recommended retail price is P5,999.

The PS Vita TV Value Pack, bundled with Wireless Controller (DualShock 3) will also be available on the same day at P8,599.

Since its unveiling in September, PS Vita TV has become one of the most anticipated Sony products.

PS Vita TV is a new entertainment system within the PlayStation family that will allow users to easily access various content on their TV at home. The new system adopts chip sets and system software of the PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) portable entertainment system and its size is 6.5cm x 10.5cm, smallest of all PlayStation platforms that connect to a TV. 

PS Vita TV allows users to enjoy more than 600 software titles for PS Vita, and PlayStation Plus membership service can be enjoyed on the system.

SCE will deliver PlayStation experience available on PS Vita TV through system software updates and by enriching the content, to existing PlayStation fans, as well as those who have not experienced PlayStation products. 

Main features of the PS Vita TV system are as follows:

• Vast lineup of software titles

PS Vita TV offers a vast lineup of 600 software titles from PS Vita games, PSP (PlayStation Portable) games and PlayStation games from PSOne classics, including all-time favorites to the latest blockbuster titles like God Eater 2 (Namco Bandai Games Inc.) and Soul Sacrifice Delta (SCE).

• PlayStation 4 (PS4) remote play

As with PS Vita, PS Vita TV will also support PS4 remote play and wireless controller (DualShock4) through future system software updates. This will allow users to enjoy most of the PS4 games on PS Vita TV as if they are playing it on the PS4 system.

• Fun and unique features of PS Vita TV

PS Vita TV users can play games with PS Vita users via Ad Hoc mode. Those users who are not playing but in the same room can enjoy the televised game play that the PS Vita TV users are playing.

Up to two DualShock3 controllers can be connected to PS Vita TV, allowing users to enjoy multiplayer games from PS One classics titles.

• Videos stored within Memory Card or those videos being played on the “Browser” of the PS Vita system can easily be transferred to PS Vita TV to be viewed on the large TV screen. While being transferred, PS Vita can be used as a remote controller using the video player application.

Starting Jan. 14, SCEH will have a new plan on the warranty service for Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Customers who purchase PS Vita TV are entitled to a one-year free regional repair service in countries where the product has been officially launched (Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia), and the warranty will be valid throughout these countries. Wherever the customers are, they can also have the repair service for their products.

SCEH will continue to expand the world of entertainment through PS Vita TV with a wide variety of attractive game software titles, and by enhancing its services and features.

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