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PlayStation Vita - where's cheapest?

Ben Parfitt
PlayStation Vita - where's cheapest?

We won’t discover all the High Street Vita deals until tomorrow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t splash your cash right now and have the machine waiting for you on (or at least shortly after) launch day.

Here’s a look at the deals currently available online for Sony’s new machine, as well a few of the accessories available for the new high-end machine.

GAME

  • The Wi-Fi version of the handheld is available for £229.99 with the 3G unit costing £279.99
  • Bundles include the 3G console with Uncharted: Golden Abyss and an 8GB memory card (£319.98) or alternatively with Wipeout 2048 (£309.98). The Wi-Fi version complete with FIFA Soccer and an 8GB card costs £269.98
  • GAME is also offering an extra 25 per cent trade-in credit when customers hand over at least one title
  • Customers can also get a guaranteed trade-in credit of just £10 less than the device’s purchase price if they return the unit by March 7th


HMV

  • HMV is asking £219.99 for the Wi-Fi model and £269.99 for the 3G SKU. Both come with a free pre-order pack that includes headphones, a £5 PSN card and some Vita-themed PlayStation Home goodies.


AMAZON

  • The online giant is undercutting its High Street rivals by charging £209.99 for the Wi-Fi model and £259.99 for the 3G machine
  • Customers pre-ordering the handheld get a free 8GB memory card and one of a selection of titles (Virtua Tennis, Lumines, Michael Jackson, Rayman Origins, Dungeon Hunter or Asphalt) for just £15


PLAY.COM

  • Play is selling the Wi-Fi console and free 8GB memory card for £212.99 with the 3G machine, complete with 8GB card, for £262.99. All Vita hardware SKUs come with a pre-order pack
  • Three £227.99 bundles are also on offer including wither Rayman Origins, Virtua Tennis of Little Deviants. All include an 8GB card
  • A £242.99 SKU is also available including a copy of Uncharted: Golden Abyss and 8GB card
  • Those looking to bundle with FIFA Football can choose between a £242.99 pack including the Wi-Fi machine or a £292.99 SKU for the 3G machine. Both include an 8GB card


SHOPTO.NET

  • The indie retailer is charging £209.85 for the Wi-Fi machine and £259.85 for the 3G model
  • For £218.84 customers can get a Wi-Fi machine and either F1 2011, Lumines, Asphalt or Dungeon Hunter Alliance. The same offer for the 3G machine costs £279.85
  • The Wi-Fi machine and FIFA Football costs £228.85 with the 3G machine costing £284.86
  • The most expensive SKU on offer includes the Wi-FI machine, Rayman Origins, Lumines, Dungeon Hunter and a 4GB card for £269.86.  


GAMESTOP.CO.UK

  • The base price for the Wi-Fi model is £219.97 or £269.97 for the 3G handheld
  • A Wi-FI SKU including a 16GB card and Uncharted costs £269.99
  • For £229.99 the Wi-Fi machine can be had with either FIFA Football or Virtua Tennis. For £239.99 any game can be bundled with the machine
  • £279.99 will get you the 3G machine and either FIFA Football or Virtua Tennis. For £289.99 any game can be bundled
  • GameStop also offers an official portable charger for £42.97


OTHER OFFERS

The £19.99 Vita Starter Kit includes two cases, a strap, screen protector and cloth. The £24.99 Travel Kit offers a case, car charger, cartridge carrier, screen protector, cloth and strap.

4GB memory cards cost around £14.99 with the 8GB costing £29.99 and the 16GB £39.99.

Third party carry cases start from £9.99 for the officially licensed 4Gamers SKU.

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5 comments

amazon is 210 with the mem card AND another 15 for one of those games, not OR a game for 15 but no mem

Paul Arkz

Paul Arkz INDUSTRY
Feb 20th 2012 at 12:18PM

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Thanks

Ben Parfitt

Ben Parfitt MCV STAFF
Feb 20th 2012 at 12:31PM

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We've listed the Vita (Wifi only) at only £205.94 with Simplygames.com

http://www.gamecrawler.co.uk/compare/playstation-vita-wi-fi-only/B0054Q82WI

Happy for MCV to reference our data if it's ever of use.

Carl Warrent

Carl Warrent INDUSTRY
Feb 20th 2012 at 2:59PM

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and then £29.85 for the 8GB memory card.. that's included in the amazon deal at £110. no thanks simply games

Paul Arkz

Paul Arkz INDUSTRY
Feb 20th 2012 at 5:29PM

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Valid point (on the included bundle)!

Carl Warrent

Carl Warrent INDUSTRY
Feb 20th 2012 at 5:40PM

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