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PS Vita Memory card price cut for 2013 confirmed by Sony


#1 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8167 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:03 AM

http://www.product-r...e-cut-for-2013/

They should drop them by 50% but my guess would be more like 30%-40%

Hopefully this means new bundles with larger memory cards hopefully with a system price cut too. If there's some more news with larger game franchises @ E3 or rumored for E3 this could get Sony back into the fight.

#2 htz  

Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:04 AM

http://www.product-r...e-cut-for-2013/

They should drop them by 50% but my guess would be more like 30%-40%

Hopefully this means new bundles with larger memory cards hopefully with a system price cut too. If there's some more news with larger game franchises @ E3 or rumored for E3 this could get Sony back into the fight.

Did you buy a PS Vita at launch or are you waiting for the inevitable price cut that will happen in 2013? Sony has already confirmed that a reduction in price will happen, but obviously nobody knows how much will be discounted off the original price and when such a move will happen. As we wait for the main hardware to become cheaper, we have some good news for those of you who are looking to pick up an official PS Vita memory card. Sony has decided to reduce the price of these on their official website, which is great since they were overpriced anyway at launch in our opinion.

I think you need to read the article you linked to again enuf. ;) They are referring to the price cut confirmation on the Vita hardware not memory card.

#3 sherlock2g   TURN UP! CAGiversary!   865 Posts   Joined 3.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:30 PM

Both the Vita and Memory cards will have a price drop. My guess is the Vita will drop by $50 and the Memory cards will basically drop by 20 or 30%.

#4 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   19549 Posts   Joined 10.6 Years Ago  

Posted 05 January 2013 - 05:33 PM

Both the Vita and Memory cards will have a price drop. My guess is the Vita will drop by $50 and the Memory cards will basically drop by 20 or 30%.


I wouldn't bank on a generous drop... it'll probably be a small percent on the cards, and nothing on the Vita.

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#5 AvidWriter   The Fictioner CAGiversary!   1061 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 06 January 2013 - 06:13 AM

Kinda considering getting a Vita since I got a PS3 but I doubt I can justify it unless it drops to $150. Hahaha right.

#6 RedFoxCommando   I Am Spartacus! CAGiversary!   740 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

I'm gonna predict:

4GB - $14.99
8GB - $19.99
16GB - $39.99
32GB - $59.99

WiFi - $179.99
WiFi/3G - $229.99

#7 200STM   Bro-Gamer CAGiversary!   791 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 09 January 2013 - 02:56 AM

I need a 16GB Vita Memory Card my Vita is on its way! I need a memory! Your going to love me!!!!!!

#8 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8167 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 09 January 2013 - 08:30 AM

I think you need to read the article you linked to again enuf. ;) They are referring to the price cut confirmation on the Vita hardware not memory card.

The article is titled "PS Vita memory card price cut for 2013". Both will see a cut per the link.

I'm gonna predict:

4GB - $14.99
8GB - $19.99
16GB - $39.99
32GB - $59.99

WiFi - $179.99
WiFi/3G - $229.99

Seems bout right nut sony usually doesa crazy bundle 1st before the drop.

#9 jkam   Smash It Up CAGiversary!   9248 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 09 January 2013 - 06:01 PM

Now we just need a 64GB card or better yet 128GB!

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#10 200STM   Bro-Gamer CAGiversary!   791 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 10 January 2013 - 01:09 AM

I want a 16GB Card but if I can find a 32GB at a good price Ill pick it up but I want to pay no more than 40$ this price drop was good timing for me as I have a ps vita on the way to my cottage. Now when do these price drops happen? What day?

#11 Yanksfan   Cubs Fan Too :( CAGiversary!   5377 Posts   Joined 6.4 Years Ago  

Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:45 AM

I have no regrets getting my 32 GB. I love having enough space to do anything I want with the system. Hopefully a decent price drop will entice others to get a bigger card and enjoy their Vita system even more.

#12 Rocko   Hurm. CAGiversary!   38764 Posts   Joined 9.7 Years Ago  

Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:07 AM

Yeah I just got a 32 and the price is ridiculous but worth it IMO. I'd like to see a larger card pop up at the old price point of the 32.

#13 blume3   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   649 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:36 AM

I hope the 32gb card drops. I can't see paying that much for one. I have the 8gb card right now but I really don't like it that I have Playstation + and it's already almost full from the games and PS1 classics I have.

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#14 Masterkyo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   9789 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 17 January 2013 - 05:19 AM

Possible new SKU 60 GIGs & UP PS VITA for $200 :)
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#15 EvilIA   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1183 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

Posted 18 January 2013 - 07:43 PM

This is Sony. My guess.

Vita Wi-Fi = $199 (Possible $229)

Memory will be 20% off.

Just my analysis, but They have a habit of having Sales for a few months before the price drops, and the sale prices are the new MSRP.

#16 blume3   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   649 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 January 2013 - 04:47 AM

Unless they drop the 32gb card under $50 I'm not touching it. I'll just happily save to the cloud, delete, and re download my 8gb cards desire.

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#17 filmthedead   Worse Than Furries CAGiversary!   666 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 03:29 AM

What cloud exactly are you saving to? As far as I know, Vita save files can't be saved separately from the games... so do you mean you're going to back the games up on your PS3/PC, or do you know something I don't?

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 12:29 AM

What cloud exactly are you saving to? As far as I know, Vita save files can't be saved separately from the games... so do you mean you're going to back the games up on your PS3/PC, or do you know something I don't?


all saves can be cloud saved separately from the game with ps+ (just like ps3) as of several months ago. it's super handy.

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#19 filmthedead   Worse Than Furries CAGiversary!   666 Posts   Joined 2.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 10:19 AM

all saves can be cloud saved separately from the game with ps+ (just like ps3) as of several months ago. it's super handy.


How do I do that?

I kind of want to get a 32G card after the price drop, but then I think about it and realize that it wouldn't be long before 32g wasn't big enough either, so I'll just settle for xferring to and from my PS3 as needed I guess... at least until a 32g card is less expensive than my aggravation :)

#20 Enuf   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8167 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

Posted 06 March 2013 - 10:11 AM

Amazon has matched bestbuys $75 price for the 32GB