An 8GB card is $44.99, the 16GB option goes for $69.99, and the largest, 32GB, is a hefty $119.99. Which is pretty expensive considering you can get a 32 GB SD card for around $35…
The Vita’s memory cards are a proprietary format and as yet no non-Sony branded alternatives have been announced. Some games cannot use the game card’s own memory for saves and thus require a memory card to play, while decent storage is obviously needed for titles downloaded from the PSN – including promised day-and-date digital releases for all Vita games.
Later Vita game cards themselves will eventually vary in size from 2GB to 16GB, but only 2GB and 4GB versions available during the launch period, making 4GB the maximum size for a game released at retail and through digital channels. Digital-only games may be larger.
The console itself, which launches on February 22, costs $249 for a WiFI only model or $399 for the 3G-enabled option.