The lights are on
The Vita comes out in America on February 22, and those of you who buy the 3G version of the handheld for its always-connected functionality will have to purchase a wireless plan from exclusive carrier AT&T.
There are two data plans:
Regardless of which plan you purchase (which can be activated directly from the Vita itself), there is no contract required as the plans are charged month-to-month. 3G Vita owners will also get to choose a free Vita game download from a list of titles from the PlayStation Store.
The Vita is sold in two different models: Wi-Fi-only Vita for $249.99 and the 3G Vita (which does Wi-Fi as well) for $299.
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