Waiting to get your hands on the PlayStation Vita? You may be interested to know that games are NOW available to purchase just days before its official launch on Feb. 22nd. The unofficial release is Feb. 15th for those getting the First Edition Bundle. While most of the launch titles will not be out until this upcoming Wednesday (and shortly afterwards), there are a few titles currently available…should you get them before the system comes out.
A few of the games currently in stock are Uncharted: Golden Abyss and ModNation Racers: Road Trip. You can either purchase them in stores for a physical copy, or buy it digitally on the PlayStation Store.
I actually received a call from GameStop 2 days ago confirming that Uncharted: Golden Abyss is available to pick up. Today, I went to pick up the game in addition to getting ModNation Racers. As the photos show, these games are incredibly small…perhaps smaller than a Nintendo 3DS (or DS) game cart and much thinner. The cases are also smaller than the PSP cases, but wider. Don’t except to find manuals in the cases as they are available on the cart and online.
Aside from that, I decided to cancel my 32 GB Vita memory card and transfer my Vita Wi-Fi reserve to get the First Edition Bundle due next week. In addition to getting it a week early, the bundle includes many goodies such as a protective case, free 30 days of 3G coverage by AT&T, free PSN game voucher, augmented reality cards, Little Deviants game, and a 4 GB memory card. Instead of waiting until the official launch, I will be able to review the system in-depth in just 5 days.
While I got hands-on experience at GameStop with the Vita today, I will be able to have a better time with one of my own in the coming days. I am so excited for this system…and I hope you are too.