Sony have revealed the Japanese release date for their new handheld console, the Vita.
The company announced the date, December 17, at their pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference.
The WiFi model will be priced at ¥24,980 (£206.40 / $324.80), with the 3G model costing ¥29,980 (£247.70 / $389.80.
SCE Japan president Hiroshi Kawano took part in a short demonstration during the conference.
Sony also went into greater detail on the launch titles, revealing that 26 games will be released at that time.
Many are exclusive to the Japanese market, but does include games such as Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3, BlazBlue Continuum Shift II, Lord of Apocalypse, Michael Jackson: The Experience, Power Smash 4, Uncharted, Hot Shots Golf 6, Disgaea 3 Return and Katamari Damacy Nobita.
A further 100 titles will be released by March 2012.
Sony did not announce when the console would be available in the US or Europe.
The Vita can be pre-ordered from October 15.
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