During the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco earlier today, SCEA President and CEO Jack Tretton announced the date we will finally be able to get our hands on the PlayStation Vita. February 22, 2012 marks the launch date for the PS Vita in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. The base model without 3G will be available for $249.99 and the the 3G-enabled model will be $299.99.

The UK pricing for the Vita is