If you are still unsure about what the PS Vita has to offer, or if you still have lingering questions – this Ultimate PS Vita FAQ should help you out. Over 45 questions are answered directly from Sony. For everything else, check out our very own PS Vita FAQs.
PS Vita memory cards are available in three sizes and will be priced at the following:
- 4Gb Memory Card – €19.99/£17.99/$26.95 AUD/$34.95 NZD
- 8Gb Memory Card – €34.99/£31.99/$44.95 AUD/$59.95 NZD
- 16Gb Memory Card – €49.99/£44.99/$64.95 AUD/$84.95 NZD
Advanced portable entertainment system
- A high performance CPU / GPU combined with OLED enables rich, visually striking graphics never seen before on a portable entertainment system. PS Vita also adopts the Super Oval Design form factor, which fits comfortably in users’ hands.
Revolutionary User Interface
- A unique multi-touch pad on the rear, with the front touch display. Two cameras on it’s front and rear, as well as three motion sensors, gyroscope, accelerometer, and electronic compass.
- Every game title for PS Vita will be provided with a space called “LiveArea” where users can share the fun and excitement with other players.
- SCE will provide location-based services on PS Vita as part of the basic features utilizing PlayStation Network. The new application called “Near,” developed specifically for this service and the network, will be pre-installed in the system.
Wi-Fi and 3G network connectivity
- PS Vita is equipped with 3G in addition to Wi-Fi.
Closely coordinated with PlayStation Suite
- The newly developed and released game content for Android based portable devices can also be enjoyed on PS Vita.
No. Due to the rear touch pad, the PS Vita uses a embedded battery.
No, PS Vita does not have a video output feature.
PS Suite content developed in the new game development environment provided for PS Suite can be enjoyed on PS Vita.
SCE with the support of third party developers and publishers have been offering select UMD titles on PlayStation Store and will continue our effort to deliver these content in the form of game medium for PS Vita going forward.
However, Sony will need to clear all copyright / legal related issues and due to this not all software titles will become available on PS Vita. Sony will announce details for each title when ready.
If you have existing UMD games that you want to play on the PS Vita, Sony are looking into the possibility of porting these across like the PSPgo Rewards programe. There are no plans on adding a UMD Reader to the PS Vita, however.
SCE plans to make those content available on PS Vita.
Users can play PSP titles, minis and PSone classics titles which are offered on PS Store.
There are no plans to make PS Vita compatible with PS3 or PS2 titles at this point.