While a worldwide 2011 PS Vita launch was implied by Sony at its E3 press conference, US PlayStation boss Jack Tretton has cast doubt on the possibility.
Speaking to Reuters, the executive reportedly said Vita would go on sale in Japan by the end of the year, while launches in some territories could yet be pushed to 2012.
Sony's second in command, Kaz Hirai, has said the company expects PlayStation Vita to turn a profit in under three years, and that he hopes it'll surpass PSP's 70 million global sales.
We went hands-on with PS Vita in LA this week. Check out our thoughts in this video demo.