June 5, 2011
The more widely the rumor that the next handheld console from Sony will be named PlayStation Vita Vita aka PS. The evidence began to emerge.
As quoted from Joystiq, Monday (06/06/2011), one is strong evidence of their registration of the trademark PS Vita along with its logo in the European Union.
Registration was carried out last week, Friday (6/3/2011), the Office of Trademarks and Design Registration European Union (Trademarks and Designs Registration Office of the European Union).
PS The name of Vita and Vita PlayStation is expected to become the official name of the successor to the PlayStation Portable handheld console (PSP). Previously codenamed console is the Next Generation Portable aka NGP.
In the filing, Sony does not explicitly refer to PSV as trademarks console. Of the many things mentioned one of which was to include handheld games (handheld games).
This news will soon find its confirmation in the carpet Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2011 7 to 9 June 2011 in Los Angeles. Sony was scheduled to announce the NGP, and a myriad of other announcements, in the event.