PS Vita TV microconsole lets you play Vita games on your TV

Sony revealed a new piece of PlayStation hardware today, the PlayStation Vita TV, a small, sub-$100 console that lets its owners play PlayStation Vita and PSP games on their television with a DualShock 3. Vita TV looks like Sony's take on Apple TV, only it supports an array of available PlayStation games.

PS Vita TV is tiny; just 6 centimeters by 10 centimeters. It will let users enjoy video and music services on their television, including Hulu, Music Unlimited and Nico Nico. It will also play some 1,300 software titles released for the PS Vita, PSP and the original PlayStation.

The new device also serves as a Remote Play hub for PlayStation 4, letting users stream PS4 content and play games remotely through Vita TV.

The hardware features a PS Vita game card slot, memory card slot, one USB 2.0 port and HDMI output at 720p, 1080i and 480p. A 1 GB memory card is built-in.

PS Vita TV will be available in Japan on Nov. 14. The base unit will retail for 9,480 yen (about $100). A bundle featuring an 8 GB memory card and a "PlayStation Vita TV edition" white DualShock 3 will retail for 14,280 yen. According to Sony's Shuhei Yoshida, the announcement of PS Vita TV is currently for Japan only.


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