As of February 26th the PlayStation Vita has sold 1.2 million consoles, giving the handheld a great start. The statistics include Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, PAL Territories, the US, Latin America & Singapore, with software sales also exceeding 2 million at retail and on PlayStation Network.
Andrew House President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment INC stated “PS Vita was designed to deliver the ultimate portable entertainment experience, and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the reaction we’re seeing from consumers and the pace at which PS Vita is selling,”
“The market has responded and there is clear demand for a mobile device capable of providing a revolutionary combination of rich gaming and social connectivity within a real world context. To sustain momentum, we’re working closely with 3rd party developers and publishers to ensure the best games and franchises possible will be available on PS Vita, and our software line up for the remainder of 2012 will have something for everyone across the globe.”
In summary, a good start for the PlayStation Vita means game developers are more likely to create games for the handheld, which is great news for anyone who has purchased a Vita.