PlayStation TV Reaches North America In October, Europe In November


PlayStation TV—originally known as PlayStation Vita TV—will launch in North America on October 14th for $99 and in Europe on November 14th for 99 Euros, Sony announced today.


The PlayStation TV will come bundled with three digital games in Europe. In North America, you will have the option of buying a $139 bundle with a Dualshock 3 controller, an HDMI cable, an 8GB memory card and a copy of LEGO The Movie Videogame.


PlayStation TV is a device with the innards of the PlayStation Vita, except without the screen and a controller. You can play most Vita games on the device by connecting it to a television and a Dualshock 3 or Dualshock 4 controller.


Sony are positioning PlayStation TV as a Remote Play device that can be used to make use of the PlayStation Now streaming service or Remote Play your PS4 games in another room.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.