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This article was published on June 10, 2014

Sony’s Vita TV is coming to the Europe, US and Canada as ‘PlayStation TV’ for $99 this fall

Sony’s Vita TV is coming to the Europe, US and Canada as ‘PlayStation TV’ for $99 this fall
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Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Sony is bringing its Vita TV microconsole to the West. The pint-sized gaming system will be rebranded as PlayStation TV and land in the US, Canada and Europe for $99 this fall.

The console is capable of playing a mixture of both new and classic video games. Players will have access to hundreds of titles originally released for the PlayStation and PS One, as well as the more recent PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita handheld gaming systems.

PlayStation TV will also offer uses access to video and music streaming services – in Japan, Sony already offers Hulu, Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited.

In addition to the $99 model, Sony will offer a $139 bundle in the West that comes with a Dual Shock 3 controller, 8GB memory card and a copy of ‘The Lego Movie Videogame.’ Sound like a good deal?

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