The previous generations of devices don’t simply cease to exist when it comes to gaming hardware and software manufacturers. Previous PlayStation devices have seen hardware upgrades even after they were no longer the current-gen device. That’s why it is so intriguing that Sony has invited UK press for the “Introduction to the slimmest” launch in PlayStation history, according to an IGN UK report.
The junior editor there seems to believe that the new slim device could be the new PS Vita that has already seen release in Japan. While that is a strong choice, the downgrade in the PS Vita 2000′s size compared to the original doesn’t really correlate when you think of the term “Slimmest.” The PS4 is too new to receive a slim model, and PS3′s have been slimmed down a great deal of times. What it could be:
The PS Vita TV is exactly what I think of when I hear of the slimmest launch in PlayStation’s history. Smaller than the ultra thin PS2, smaller than a DualShock 3 controller, and so well regarded and sought after in the West that PlayStation couldn’t believe the positive response, at first. Plus, with plans of PS4 controller support in conjunction with the remote play that the PS Vita already serves, it makes sense to try to give as much value to the fledgling handheld device as possible.
Well, GameSiders, that is my speculation. What do you think of that constitutes a slim device that you think could be coming to the West in the coming months? Let us know in the comments below.
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