Sony suffering Vita stock shortages in Japan

A Sony Japan spokesman has apologised on their PS forums for buyers having trouble getting hold of Sony's handheld. That's probably the first time the Vita has been supply constrained since launch, having sold 30-40,000 weekly since its recent price cut.

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SCEJ president Hiroshi Kawano said demand, notably for the new red and blue models was higher than Sony's manufacturing could provide, but should be back up to speed in time for Golden Week, Japan's big holiday at the end of April.