com</a> are amongst the first UK retailers to open pre-orders for Sony's new PlayStation Vita. Both are currently listing the Wi-Fi version of the handheld for £229.99 and the 3G version for £279.99.

Sony announced during its E3 press conference last night that the PlayStation Vita would cost $249.99 (Wi-Fi) and $299.99 (3G) respectively in North America.

The platform holder has yet to announce any formal price details for the PlayStation Vita, but expect that to come in August during GamesCom.

We, errr, just pre-ordered our system. Yup...