The PlayStation Vita will end its production in 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment senior vice president Hiroyuki Oda said in an interview with Famitsu at TGS 2018.
Here’s an excerpt from the interview:
Famitsu: Can we talk about the PlayStation Vita’s successor, handheld device developments?
Hiroyuki Oda, Sony Interactive Entertainment senior vice president: We currently do not have any plans to announce a new handheld device. As for the PlayStation Vita, we will continue its production through 2019 in Japan. Shipment will end afterwards.
The PlayStation Vita first released in Japan in December 2011. It followed up with a launch in North America and Europe in February 2012.