Vodafone is now accepting pre-orders for the PlayStation Vita with an option for customers to pay the handheld gaming device off for $55 per month over 12 months.
The PS Vita is due to launch in Australia on February 23 and Vodafone is the exclusive telco carrier for the device. The telco will be selling the 3G/WiFi version.
Vodafone is offering the PS Vita on a $15 mobile broadband plan with a monthly device repayment of $40. The broadband plan features a data limit of 1.5GB and customers will receive a 4GB memory card.
The telco is also selling the Vita for $419 on prepaid with 200MB of data allowance and a 4GB memory card.
3G/WiFi and WiFi-only versions of the PS Vita can also be purchased at video game retailers.
“Our partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Australia presents us with a unique opportunity to make the move into the exciting world of mobile gaming,” Vodafone general manager of devices, Ross Parker, said in a statement. “Our new network is built for smart devices like PlayStation Vita.”
Pre-orders can be made through www.vodafone.com.au/psvita.