Many were disappointed at the fact that Sony didn't learn from the mistakes of the PSP by only incorporating 3-5 hours battery life within the PS VITA, however Sony seem to have a solution.
Sony's focus for TGS 2011 has undoubtedly been the upcoming launch of the PlayStation Vita. During its pre-show conference, the publisher revealed that the battery life for the new portable will last somewhere between 3 and 5 hours during normal gaming usage.
For some gamers, that amount of battery life is unacceptable. Fortunately Sony is preparing an answer. In our interview with SCEA Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida, we finally received confirmation that Sony is in fact developing an external battery for the Vita. Planning on playing your Vita for an extended trip? Toss down some money for this attachment.
Shuhei Yoshida Confirming the external battery option
Of course there are several other peripherals heading to the Vita. But we want to know if you'll be planning on buying an external battery when you pick up your new system. Does this make the news about the relatively short battery life easier to stand? Tell us what you think in the comments below.