PlayStation Vita release Date Announced

Tonight, Sony has announced the PlayStation Vita will be released simultaneously in most of Sony’s major territories on February 22, 2012.

As previously announced, the handheld console will be available in two SKUs: the cheaper $249.99 Wi-Fi only model and a more expensive  3G/Wi-Fi  model that will run you $299.

The handhelds launch lineup wasn’t announced, but there are over 100 games currently in development for the handheld, including Sound Shapes, Resistance: Burning Skies, wipEout 2048, Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Assassin’s Creed, FIFA, Call of Duty and Uncharted: Golden Abyss.