June 9, 2014 11:33 pm

Sony bringing PlayStation TV to North America

Shawn Layden, president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, introduces the PlayStation TV during a presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on Monday, June 9, 2014, in Los Angeles.

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

LOS ANGELES – Sony is bringing its PlayStation TV video- and game-streaming device to North America and Europe this fall.

The $99 device will let users stream video, older PlayStation titles and games for Sony’s handheld PlayStation Vita system to any TV. The unit will also let PlayStation 4 players send the action to a second TV.

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The PlayStation TV “micro-console” debuted last November in Japan as PSVita TV.

Sony made the announcement Monday during its annual presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the game industry’s annual trade show.

© 2014 The Canadian Press

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