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We’ve learned Sony is soon ending production on the PS Vita console, in Japan.
The news comes via the official Japanese PlayStation website, where the pages for the remaining PS Vita SKUs have all been updated to say “shipments are scheduled to end soon.”
Sony previously confirmed they’d be ending the manufacturing of the handheld, in 2019. While a date for when production ends isn’t confirmed, when Sony announced the end of PS3 production, they officially stopped production two months later.
The PS Vita was originally launched back in 2011, and while it never took off like Nintendo’s handheld(s) did, it garnered quite a cult following.