Gamers have known for a while that the upcoming handheld console PS Vita will be arriving in North America next February. However, there has been no word on a concrete release date for the Southeast Asian region--until today. Sony Computer Entertainment Hong Kong recently announced that two countries in Southeast Asia will be getting a PS Vita a week after its release in Japan: Hong Kong and Taiwan.
SCEH said that the device will be on sale on December 23. The 3G and Wi-Fi model will cost gamers HK$2,780 ($358) in Hong Kong and NT$10,980 ($368) in Taiwan. The Wi-Fi-only model will cost HK$2,280 ($293) in Hong Kong and NT$8,980 ($301) in Taiwan.
The launch titles available for the system are Army Corps of Hell, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend, Dark Quest Alliance, Disgaea 3 Return, Everybody's Golf 6, Katamari Damacy No Vita, Little Deviants, Lord of Apocalypse, Michael Jackson: The Experience HD, Ridge Racer, Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen, Shin Sangoku Musou Next, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.
No release date has been announced for the rest of Southeast Asia at this point in time. For more information on the device, check out GameSpot's coverage.