We are less than a week away now from the official release of Sony’s new portable games console. There will be many that have already decided on where they are getting the device from and what version they want. Last we rounded up some of the best bundle deals for you, and now we have some PS Vita midnight release details for you after a leading retailer revealed its plans.
Over in the UK retailer GAME will be holding the official midnight launch at their flagship Oxford Street store in London. According to an article over at CVG.com Karl Jones and Ami Ledger developers of WipEout 2048 will be present to sign copies of the game.
The first person in the queue will be lucky enough to get a free supply of PS Vita games for a whole year. There will also be the Vita Mobile Team on hand allowing people in the queue to have a go of the PS Vita, as well as giving out goody bags that will contain a GAME PSN voucher and other merchandise.
Free invitations will also be handed out to a special party at the PlayStation Vita Rooms at 80 Oxford Street. Gamers will be treated to sets by DJs such as Chris Moyels among others, and refreshments. GAME have been offering consumers the chance the experience the PS Vita in recent weeks after providing its 600 stores with a demo unit.
The retailer didn’t give out any details if its regional stores were opening at midnight for the PS Vita launch though. There have been rumors that stores that receive 50 or more preorders will open but this hasn’t been confirmed.
Many supermarkets are open 24 hours so you may be able to pick a unit up from there, otherwise unless you can get to London you will either have to wait until Wednesday or a parcel to be delivered. Meanwhile in the US many GameStop stores are set to open at midnight.
Is your local GAME or Gamestation store opening at midnight?