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Jim Ryan: “Vita was brilliant in many ways, and the actual gaming experience was great, but clearly it’s a business that we’re no longer in”


Oct 28, 2017
Vita really didn't work for me, but I still hope Sony gives the handheld market another go. After Vita and with the experience from their mistakes, anything should do better.


Nov 21, 2019
I feel like they didn't know how to market the thing. I don't know if I have the expertise to tell Sony what they could have done differently, but it feels like they just went with "PSP 2" and when that didn't work, they just fumbled and didn't know what to do next. So they just stopped marketing it O_O


Feb 19, 2018
Sony's basically (been) making me a Nintendo first gamer again with their poor handling of their handheld efforts. Thank Sony, Nintendo!
And with their games following foot pretty much in terms of design and such... Yeah.

Just like it was as a kid, Nintendo handheld first and foremost, then a PlayStation as a sporadicly used second system. We're really existing in cicles. Dark Souls sends its regards.


Oct 29, 2017
Sony should focus on home consoles only, leave the handheld business to it's master Nintendo.

Ressources should be focused on consoles. The end.
Dec 4, 2017
Unfortunately, Sony made a number of fundamental mistakes in designing the Vita that made it extremely difficult to course-correct, and they decided course-correction was too expensive in the context of them pouring resources into righting the PS3's ship (and ultimately supporting the PS4).


Oct 26, 2017
A shame as it is really a fantastic handheld. Doubt I'll be getting rid of mine so will probably mod it one day.