Sony has confirmed that it will not be present at E3 this year, making it the second year in a row, and despite the launch of the PS5 later on this year. A spokesperson for Sony game an official statement to GI.Biz.
The US PlayStation Store chart for April 2017 reveals Persona 5 as the top selling digital PS4 game, with some old favourites re-entering the chart due to various promotions. On the PS Vita, Salt and Sanctuary was the top seller, and other old favorites made it into the top 10. Full details below.
Having a PlayStation Plus subscription pays for itself through the year. In 2016, over 25 PS Vita games were given away as part of the subscription, covering the cost of the subscription many times over.
We take a look back at some of the top games that were give away in 2016.
Free-to-play games have started to increase in popularity, especially when the games come with optional paid-for extras. On the PS Vita, there are over 10 such games available to download for completely free. We take a look at some of the noteworthy games from the available selection.
Like the PS4 and PS3, there is a distinct lack of casino games on the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV, which comes as a disappointment to fans of this genre. Most casino games are either focused on mobile devices or PC, but it’s surprising that the PS Vita isn’t included in this list – after all, it is a portable console.
PlayStation Store access via the Media Go application for the PSP is being discontinued later this month, Sony has confirmed. The PlayStation Store and any features which require access to PlayStation Store within the Media Go application will no longer be available after the October update. If your PSP (model PSP-E1000) does not have Wi-Fi you need to download your content no later than 24 October 2016.
Sony has announced that the native PlayStation Store, available on the PSP, will be closing at the end of this month. However, owners of Sony's first portable console will still be able to purchase games and access their library from the web-based PlayStation Store.
The days of the PlayStation TV are numbered, as Sony stops shipping the device in Japan and has halted production of the device. Also known as the PlayStation Vita TV in Japan, the device has been around for just a little over 2 years, and allowed gamers to play a subset of PS Vita games on a large screen.
PlayStation TV will be releasing in Europe and the UK on November 14th, Sony has revealed, with a RRP of £84.99 / €99.99. Sony has also confirmed that hundreds of PS Vita, PSP and PS one games will be compatible with the device from day one, along with Remote Play functionality with the PS4.
Sony is finally letting go of the PSP - it's first handheld game console - with production stopping in Japan effective immediately. The console has sold over 80 million units worldwide. Current owners of the PSP will also be able to trade in the handheld for the newer console: the PS Vita.