Sony Will Step Away From The Handheld Games Business In 2019, Leaving It All To Nintendo

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Nintendo Life | Latest Updates September 25, 2018 at 06:52AM.)

Sony has now been in the handheld video game business for 15 years. It first began with the release of the PlayStation Portable in 2004 – a device created to tap the insanely popular Nintendo DS market and appeal to older audiences with additional features such as the ability to play music and movies. This eventually followed with a revised and purely digital system known as the PSP Go, released in 2009. When the PSP reached the end of its life, Sony then launched the PlayStation Vita in 2011.

As 2019 draws closer, Sony Interactive Entertainment senior vice president Hiroyuki Oda has revealed the Vita has finally reached the end of its life – with the company not planning to create a new device at this point in time. Speaking to Japanese publication Famitsu, Oda made the following statement:

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