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Free Skype app hitting Vita tomorrow

Sony announced that a free Skype app will be released for the PlayStation Vita tomorrow. It will be available on PSN via the ‘Media & Apps Social’ category at some point tomorrow morning (April 25th). Once installed it will enable owners to make video and audio calls over a Wi-Fi …

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Wi-Fi Vita claims 79% of sales

The Wi-Fi version of the PlayStation Vita accounted for 79 per cent of the machine’s launch week sales, Chart-Track has revealed. That left the higher priced 3G SKU with 21 per cent of Vita’s week one sales. MCV is unable to publish hardware sales numbers or allude to how they …

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Vita 3G delayed in Canada, retail claims

Retailer EB Games has contacted many of its Canadian customers saying that the 3G-ready version of the PlayStation Vita has been delayed in the country. It had been due to arrive in February alongside the US and European releases, but will now not arrive until April. Further speculation blames the …

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Monster Hunter sends 3DS sales skyward in Japan

What Call of Duty is the UK and US market, Monster is to Japan – so it’s no surprise to see Capcom’s Monster Hunter 3G shoot straight to the top of the charts in Japan, boosting 3DS sales in the process. Capcom’s title sold an impressive 521,959 in its first …

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Vodafone announced as PlayStation Vita 3G partner

SCEE has confirmed that Vodafone is to be its preferred provider” of 3G connectivity for its new PlayStation Vita in the UK. The deal also covers France, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. 3G versions of the Vita will ship with a Vodafone SIM card …

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UK PlayStation Vita prices confirmed

Sony has confirmed the UK price for the PlayStation Vita, which last night was given a European and American release date of February 22nd. The entry-level wi-fi only model will retail for 229.99. The higher-spec 3G SKU will cost 279.99. There are no details yet of what deals will be …

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Vita downloads capped at 20MB

Vita owners with a 3G connection will have a 20mb limit on downloads, an SCEJ spokesperson has said. In an interview with Ascii, (translated by Andriasang), the rep said that despite the initial 3G limitations, this might change in the future. The spokesman added that it is providing support to …

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iPad 2 pricing announced

Apple has finally confirmed its UK prices for the iPad 2 ahead of the device’s official UK launch this Friday (March 25th). As was exclusively revealed by MCV’s sister site PCR this morning, the launch has been pushed back until 5pm on Friday thanks to a national shipping error. Prices …

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NPG: Not all SKUs include 3G

Sony has confirmed that that 3G connectivity will be an optional extra included only in some models of the Next Generation Portable. "The first thing to clarify, which I’m not sure the presentation did a perfect job of doing today, is that all of the devices will have wi-fi capability; …

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PSP2 to include 3G support

Ahead of Sony’s debut unveiling of the PSP2 later this week, further details about the device have emerged in the Japanese press. Nikkei, as reported by Andriasang, believes that the handheld will include some sort of 3G mobile connectivity – as revealed exclusively by MCV earlier in the month. It …

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