The launch of the PlayStation Vita in North American and Europe last week has helped push sales parts the 1.2 million mark. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, today announced that the sales of the PS Vita reached over 1.2 million units worldwide as of February 26, 2012. Software sales across the globe have surpassed 2.0 million units at both retail and on PlayStation Network.
“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,” said Andrew House, President and Group CEO, Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. “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.”
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