After initiating a PlayStation Vita price drop in Japan during February of this year, Sony enjoyed a boost in sales for their PlayStation Vita games console. With statistics released by Media Create via NeoGAF, revealing that Sony’s PlayStation Vita console sold 62,543 units during the week ending 3rd March, after the PlayStation Vita price drop.
Now Sony has started to roll out a PlayStation Vita price drop across the US and has already started seeing a pickup in PS Vita sales, allowing the handheld games console to increase its sales after a slow start in the US.
The PlayStation Vita price drop together with the launch of the new Soul Sacrifice games ahas started to increase US games sales in line with Japan. However it will still be a little time before concrete figures regarding sales in the US can be released and measured. Eurogamer explains:
“Last week, Vita hardware sales skyrocketed after the handheld’s price cut. Seven days later, Sony’s machine has maintained this performance. It even increased its numbers slightly to 61,152 units sold, around 1000 more than the 3DS.”
Source: Hot Hardware
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