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New Vita Bundle Includes PS Plus and Unit 13 for $299.99

Posted by Sammy Barker

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If you haven’t delved into the wonderful world of PlayStation Vita ownership just yet, Sony has announced a new North American bundle designed to get you on board. The attractive $299.99 package includes a 3G console, a 12 month subscription to PlayStation Plus, a download voucher for Unit 13, and a completely useless 4GB memory card.

Assuming you shell out for the system (and a bigger storage stick), you’ll be able to enjoy free access to the likes of Uncharted: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048, Gravity Rush, and more as part of the bundled membership.

Let us know whether you’re tempted in the comments section below.

[via blog.us.playstation.com]

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User Comments (8)

Dambuster

#1

Dambuster said:

With playstation plus on vita I really hope they bring the memory prices down, or fingers crossed someone like sandisc can produce massive cards!! Bundles like this could do the vita a world of good!

moomoo

#2

moomoo said:

Not a bad bundle at all. Couldn't they have given a bigger memory card, though? 8 gigs would have been nice.

WildMan

#3

WildMan said:

Yeah, even with all the stuff in the bundle, the high price is still going to drive away potential customers.

NathanUC

#4

NathanUC said:

Those 4gb sticks.. still don't understand why they can't just up them to 8gb. Unit 13 is already 1.2gb (iirc) so that + system information puts you at around 2.5gb free space.. not even enough space to actually utilize PSN+.

Gemuarto

#5

Gemuarto said:

They are loosing price war with Nintendo =))).... They really need to do something with this. I don't know, maybe ,to make version with simple TN or IPS screen =)))... And sell it for 170$. And maybe they need to change screen manufacturer from Samsung to LG =)))... Yeah, OLED screen is beautiful, but I can live without it.

When Vita was annonced,i thought that they will drop price in summer or in automn. Now i think this will happen somewhere in the begining of next year, march or february along with realeses of new strong games like Killzone, Tearaway and Soul Sacrifice.

playstation3

#6

playstation3 said:

PlayStation Vita Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified Bundle has all the stuff in the bundle, going to drive away potential customers.

NathanUC

#7

NathanUC said:

@playstation3 That's a good bundle too imo, but it doesn't come with a 1 year sub of PS+ nor is it the 3G version. Personally, for $50 more, I'd go with the new bundle for the PS+ bundle.

Gamer83

#8

Gamer83 said:

This is what drives me nuts about Sony sometimes. Why not go the extra mile and at least throw in the 8 GB mem card? It's still not ideal but the 4GB is, as described in the article, useless. Other than that, it's a great bundle.

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