Sony Computer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton announced that the PlayStation Vita will be available in the U.S. on February 22, 2012 at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. The device will be available in two flavors: Wi-Fi only at $249.99 and one with 3G connectivity at $299.99.

“PlayStation Vita will redefine traditional boundaries of gaming and blur the lines between entertainment and reality,” said Tretton. “Its launch will serve as a pivotal point in the history of portable gaming and create a new fan base of PlayStation gamers for generations to come.”