PS Vita on December 17 for Japan, 26 games will be released on launch

TGS 2011 is currently on-going and one of the big announcements so far is that PS Vita has a release date in Japan. It was during the TGS press conference and together with the release date announced, they reminded people with the price point on release.

For Japan, the Wi-FI version will cost 24,980 Yen(PHP 14,047), while the 3G version will be around 29,980 Yen(PHP16,859).

NNTT DoCoMo will be the 3G provider for Japan, and will have two pre-paid options if you choose to go 3G. There's 20 hours for 980 Yen or 100 hours for 4,980 Yen.

They also announced a list of games that will be out when Vita hits Japan on December 17:

  • @field
  • Army Corps of Hell
  • Blazeblue Continuum Shift Extend
  • Browser Sangokushi Touch Battle
  • Dark Quest
  • Disgaea 3 Return
  • Dream Club Zero Portable
  • Dynasty Warriors Next
  • F1 2011
  • Fish On
  • Hot Shots Golf 6
  • Katamari Damacy No Vita
  • Lord of Apocalypse
  • Michael Jackson The Experience
  • Minna to Issho
  • Monster Radar
  • Nico Nico
  • Power Smash 4
  • Project NOELS (download only)
  • Ridge Racer
  • Sawari Ma Kuru
  • Shin Kamaitachi no Yoru
  • Shinobido 2
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3(oh yes!)
  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss
  • Yuusha no Kiroku

26 games in total. Quite a long list of games for Japan. Now some of the games will be Japan-only titles and we will only be sure which games will come out for the rest of the world when we get a NA or EU release date.

[Source: GameInformer, VG247]