Sony Computer Entertainment Japan plans to
release the "PlayStation Vita Hatsune Miku Limited
Edition" along with white versions of the PS Vita 3G and
Wi-Fi models in August.
The "PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) Hatsune Miku Limited
Edition" will be available for a limited offer on August
30, 2012, concurrently with the release of NEXT HATSUNE
MIKU Project DIVA (Working title) from SEGA CORPORATION.
This version includes a special PS Vita portable
entertainment system, NEXT HATSUNE MIKU Project DIVA and
4GB Memory card, available at a Recommended Retail Price
(RRP) of 39,980 yen (including tax) for 3G/Wi-Fi model
and 34,980 yen (including tax) for Wi-Fi model .
NEXT HATSUNE MIKU Project DIVA is the latest edition of
HATSUNE MIKU Project DIVA, the rhythm action game
franchise in which the main character is the electrical
diva named "Hatsune Miku", and which has sold more than
1 million units in Japan. While succeeding the
franchise's original concept of "play to sing", this
NEXT HATSUNE MIKU Project DIVA newly adopts the
"scratch" feature, allowing users to rub the multi touch
screen to beat out rhythms intuitively according to the
Hatsune Miku's medley songs. Furthermore, the characters
(modules) are totally remodeled to match the PS Vita's
The PS Vita system included in "PS Vita Hatsune Miku
Limited Edition", comes with a special design, printing
Hatsune Miku on its rear touch pad.
The PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) 3G/Wi-Fi model (PCH-1100
series) and Wi-Fi model (PCH-1000 series) in new
"Crystal White" color will become available on June 28,
2012, at a recommended retail price (RRP) of 29,980 and
24,980 yen (including tax) respectively.
SCE will also introduce in-ear headset for PS Vita in
new "Crystal White" color on the same day at RRP of
2,800 yen (including tax). Along with "carrying pouch"
and "leather case and wrist strap" both of which are
available in white, users will be able to coordinate
accessories for PS Vita in the same colors.
Some of the upcoming new software line-ups for PS Vita
in Japan will include "MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM SEED BATTLE
DESTINY" (NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc.) available on June 7,
"Persona4 The GOLDEN" (Index Corporation) on June 14,
"METAL GEAR SOLID HD EDITION" (Konami Digital
Entertainment Co., Ltd. ) on June 28, "TIME TRAVELERS"
(LEVEL-5 Inc.) and "RESISTANCE: BURNING SKIES" (SCE) on