Sony will stop making the PS Vita in Japan next year



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Sony has announced it intends to discontinue production of the PS Vita in Japan next year. The console was first launched in 2011, and Sony has no plans to launch a successor. The revelation comes from Sony Interactive Entertainment Senior VP Hiroyuki Oda. Speaking to Japanese publication Famitsu, and translated by Gematsu, Oda said: Currently, we do not have any plans regarding a new handheld device. In Japan, we will manufacture PlayStation Vita until 2019. From there, shipping will end. Eight years is a reasonably decent lifespan for a console, especially one that ultimately underwhelmed in terms of sales and…

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