All's not going completely smoothly, however. Some videos have surfaced online of early buyers experiencing some issues with their new toys. One posted pictures of stains on the screen, while some couldn't boot up theirs, despite them being fully charged.
Sony has posted a software update already. While these issues don't appear to be widespread, and no console launch ever goes completely smoothly, let's hope they're fixed in time for 22 February, when the console reaches the UK.
The PS Vita was posted the full manual online over the weekend, so you can read up on everything you could need to know -- including the fact the Vita is , so if you want to access your stuff on someone else's it'll need a full factory reset, as well as your memory card. Bummer., showing off all its innards and revealing quite a chunky battery. Sony
The Vita will cost £230, or £280 for the 3G-enabled console. While it won't work with multiple accounts, it, so you can play on your portable while someone else watches TV (albeit with games downscaled to 480x272-pixel resolution).
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