Sony is pushing toward a digital-only future, but the only way they’re going to make that happen is if they incentivize their consumers to purchase their games digitally rather than going to the store to buy a boxed copy. As such, Sony has made the all too wise decision to offer PS Vita titles over the PlayStation Network for a discounted price in the US.
The price difference was already confirmed for Japan, so Shacknews reached out to Sony to find out if the same would apply to the United States. A Sony rep confirmed that the US PlayStation Network would follow suit.
I can confirm that there will be a discount on the downloadable PS Vita titles from PSN. Exact details have not yet been revealed, but be on the lookout for an announcement in the very near future.
Unfortunately we don’t know exactly how much of a discount going digital will get you, but it’ll hopefully be significant.