Sony has confirmed that consumers will be able to get hands-on time with PlayStation Vita at Gamescom.
The Cologne event will mark the first time the company's new handheld has been made available to the public. It has previously been announced that gamers would not be able to try the device out for themselves until Tokyo Game Show in September.
The inclusion of playable Vita at Sony's Gamescom stand was confirmed by a Sony PR representative to VG247. No details have been given on what titles will be showcased.
Gamescom will be held in Cologne, Germany, and runs from Wednesday, August 17th to Sunday, August 21st. The public will only be able to attend from Thursday, August 18th onwards.