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« Reply #1120 on: December 03, 2013, 03:16:04 AM »

So, say I picked up a Vita on Black Friday am getting a Vita from Santa.  It is bundled with a 4GB memory card.  Is 4GB adequate, or will I be wishing I had more memory?  How much should I be looking to get once the Christmas expenses have expired?
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« Reply #1121 on: December 03, 2013, 05:11:17 AM »

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Is 4GB adequate, or will I be wishing I had more memory?

Nope. Yup.  icon_wink

Of course, it all depends on how much downloading you do.  I have a 32GB which it shows as a '29GB Capacity' card with ~6GB left on it. I have ~30 games downloaded, a mixture of Vita & PSP / PS1 games plus saves and installed data from 10 cartridge games.
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« Reply #1122 on: December 03, 2013, 05:38:03 AM »

yeah, 4 gig isn't that big anymore.  Fortunately there seem to be some fairly decent sales that bring the memory card prices down from insane to crazy.
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« Reply #1123 on: December 03, 2013, 05:50:32 AM »

yeah, keep your eyes open.  gamestop has done crazy good with the mem card sales this week.  first, they had 8gb for $10 on BF, then today, they had 16 for $20 and 32 for $40.  picked up a 32gb card myself. 
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« Reply #1124 on: December 03, 2013, 02:18:15 PM »

32 is the minimum I would go. If you have PS+ you will fill up an 8 or 16 so fast it's not even funny. And if you have a Vita then you MUST have PS+. At least two games a month are available for the Vita through Plus.
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« Reply #1125 on: December 03, 2013, 05:54:12 PM »

Ick.  That makes me wish I'd had a little extra money in November.  I'll get by on the 4GB until January.  Now, though, I now that I need to plan for it.
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« Reply #1126 on: December 03, 2013, 09:35:25 PM »

Don't listen to him. 16 GB is enough as long as you don't expect to keep your entire game library installed at all times... after a while. You'll be fine for a good few months anyway.
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« Reply #1127 on: December 03, 2013, 09:52:55 PM »

Don't listen to him, if you're going to grab one it might as well be a 32GB so you don't have to worry about upgrading for a while smile
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« Reply #1128 on: December 03, 2013, 09:54:12 PM »

Except the 32 GB version is disproportionately expensive compared to the 16 GB card, giving it less value for money.
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« Reply #1129 on: December 03, 2013, 10:03:46 PM »

16GB $39.99, 32GB $79.99 for their regular prices.  double the price for double the space.  true, he could get a 16 and maybe the prices will drop if he decides he needs more space, but as small as these things are I'd say go with the big one that will never need to be taken out.  seriously, a cat could eat these things:

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« Reply #1130 on: December 03, 2013, 10:54:15 PM »

The issue is the extra $40.  I'll be lucky to pull off the first $40, and even that will have to wait until January.
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« Reply #1131 on: December 03, 2013, 11:05:44 PM »

that's why I jumped at it.  sadly, I didn't get in with Amazon PM'ing it.  Now I'll have to wait for gamestop's slow as snails shipping method.
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« Reply #1132 on: January 01, 2014, 05:29:13 PM »

Finally broke down and sold my Vita yesterday.  frown  It's such an awesome piece of hardware, but there is simply isn't a single game coming out over the next year that interests me.
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« Reply #1133 on: January 02, 2014, 05:08:56 AM »

Quote from: CeeKay on December 03, 2013, 10:03:46 PM

16GB $39.99, 32GB $79.99 for their regular prices.  double the price for double the space.  true, he could get a 16 and maybe the prices will drop if he decides he needs more space, but as small as these things are I'd say go with the big one that will never need to be taken out.  seriously, a cat could eat these things:


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« Reply #1134 on: January 03, 2014, 08:13:48 PM »

While it is not the favorite portable system, so far I been enjoying the PS Vita.

I rent the games from Gamefly and I have PS Plus free games that I enjoy.

However, it is true that I still do not paid for new PS Vita and still don't have must get games.
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« Reply #1135 on: January 12, 2014, 08:31:15 PM »

Quote from: TiLT on December 03, 2013, 09:35:25 PM

Don't listen to him. 16 GB is enough as long as you don't expect to keep your entire game library installed at all times... after a while. You'll be fine for a good few months anyway.

I'm the type of person that likes their entire library pre-installed on the device. I was forced to import the 64GB card over Christmas. $92. But I agree that 16GB would be more than enough for most people, if they use the Vita strictly as a gaming device. That is easily enough to hold 8-10 titles, and even more if you are an indie gamer.
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« Reply #1136 on: February 10, 2014, 10:37:53 PM »

so, Sony semi-announced a new model:
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And yep, the slimmer, lighter PS Vita is coming to North America. Full details coming soon, stay tuned
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« Reply #1137 on: February 11, 2014, 04:18:26 AM »

they'll also have the new slim in a bundle with Borderlands 2 and an 8gb card for $200
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« Reply #1138 on: February 12, 2014, 07:56:12 AM »

Quote from: Caine on February 11, 2014, 04:18:26 AM

they'll also have the new slim in a bundle with Borderlands 2 and an 8gb card for $200


Already have a vita, but I can't wait for the game.
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