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So it looks like the Vita is finally lowering its price, at least in Japan.  Sony announced this morning, via an online broadcast, that starting February 28th both the 3G/Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi only models of the Vita are going to cost ¥19,980 (~$215).  The original prices for the systems were ¥29,980 for the 3G/Wi-Fi model and ¥24,980 for the Wi-Fi only model.

We know sales of the Vita have been sluggish.  Maybe this is all they need in Japan to get the system selling.  There’s no word yet of a price drop outside of Japan, but if it’s going to happen we may hear something about it during Sony’s PlayStation 4 announcement on Wednesday.  This is certainly lining up to be a huge week for Sony!

via playstation.com

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