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Feb 13

PS Vita Livechat Starts at 3pm Pacific

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The PlayStation Vita: after over a year of hype, the first of us will get to take one home (or on a plane, train, submarine, or hot air balloon) this week. The Vita is more than just a shiny OLED screen and dual analog sticks; it’s a complex, cutting edge device, and we know you have questions about some of its finer points.

Over the weekend we took questions via Twitter, and today John Koller and I will be answering many of them and demoing features as appropriate. No smoke and mirrors, we’ll do it live!

And for those of you who think you already know everything there is to know about PS Vita, we’ll show a few other things to you for the first time. It all starts at 3pm Pacific/6pm Eastern, so see you then!

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G-Force08 said:

February 13th, 2:38 pm

“And for those of you who think you already know everything there is to know about PS Vita, we’ll show a few other things to you for the first time.”

Hmm, I highly doubt that.

Surprise me.

Looking forward to the stream and to my Vita. ;)

MrHeroSlayer said:

February 13th, 2:41 pm


Mr2Good3 said:

February 13th, 2:44 pm

If you rent a video from the ps store do you need to connected to the internet to watch it, also if you rent a video on the ps3, can you transfer it to the vita and watch it.?

XFRod said:

February 13th, 2:44 pm

Less than 24 hours till it’s in my grubby little flippers, Dood!

The_Codefinder said:

February 13th, 2:47 pm

Here’s hoping they’ll announce what “free PSN game” you’ll get for getting the 3G Vita bundles :)

mchief22 said:

February 13th, 2:48 pm

Cant wait to get my hands on my Vita! It’s everything I’ve ever wanted in a handheld and more.
I’m 29 years old with a wife and two kids, so when the tv is being used by my darling wife or my little boys it means I can carry on playing my console like experiences! In the palm of my hands!!

Pelenche said:

February 13th, 2:49 pm

Can’t wait for the Vita! I might have to get off soon tho… Will you guys add a recorded video to this after it is done?

jonny2010 said:

February 13th, 2:50 pm

well can’t wait then!

BlaZer409 said:

February 13th, 2:51 pm

are the friends lists shared? or do we make a whole new friends list?? ….. if their shared do we get more than the 100 friends limit???

Mercenary09 said:

February 13th, 2:51 pm

This will be aired Live in Home as well..Theater 6

Yobekcir said:

February 13th, 2:54 pm

Is Music/Video Unlimited on the Vita? And is Music Unlimited ever coming to Canada?

XFRod said:

February 13th, 2:55 pm

A lot of us import games and, thank you for continuing the trend of region free games on the Sony format. I hope this becomes the standard.

However, with so much emphasis on digital distribution these days, it would be nice to have access to some of the great digital only content from JPN. If for nothing else, to be able to add the DLC for imported titles. What are the odds of this ever becoming a reality. You want all of Sony’s products to be usable within one SEN. Let’s open it up on a global scale. It can’t be that hard to have currency exchange rates factored into the shopping cart, can it?

Curtisio said:

February 13th, 2:55 pm

It’s too bad I’m working right now.

My question would be if there has been a decision of the Free PSN game with these Launch Vitas?

If there is time, my second question would be are PS Plus member going to be offered discounts on Vita downloadable games or content?

I’m on a roll, but my last question is What are the chances or is Sony considering using the Vita as a PS3 controller of sort? A great/cool example would be for PS Home with using the touch screen to operate PS Home menus.

mchief22 said:

February 13th, 2:57 pm

In the uk you get wipeout 2048 for free with the 3G vita!

xHeri said:

February 13th, 2:59 pm

its 3 ^(^.^)^

Kchow23 said:

February 13th, 3:00 pm

The “First of Us” or did you mean The “Last of Us”? :) I would like to know if people on PS3 will be able to see what I am playing on my PS Vita.

Enigma777 said:

February 13th, 3:01 pm

The Giant Bomb Live Vita Quick Look has been pretty informative so far. Not sure I have any questions left to be honest…

DazRoyal said:

February 13th, 3:03 pm

Is the PS Vita sound loud with the headphones?

Pelenche said:

February 13th, 3:03 pm

@PS Vita Livechat For Remote play Will i have to leave the Ps3 on? How far can i move away from the Vita? Will i be able to turn my ps3 on and off from my Vita?

alx681 said:

February 13th, 3:06 pm

What’s the free game that we get for activating 3G from at &t..? I don’t wanna buy a game I’m getting for free..

LokeSTL said:

February 13th, 3:06 pm


Did you have any luck finding out what game(or options) we get with the 3G activation? Only 2 days left and still no answer….

LvsAs said:

February 13th, 3:08 pm

Dust 514 always soon on Vita ?

About PS3 PSV combo :

– Many game can be sell like motorstorm RC (“buy one get both”) ?

– Remote Play can be launch every PS3 game in the future (like the recent PS3 exploit) ?

– Can be hope PS3 Game with Vita feature like an RPG you play on PS3 with the Vita for controler an you can nav in inventory it’s just an idea but can hope this style of featuring ?

And last can you talk about Playstation Suite on vita and mobiles can hope one store for all Playstation certified hardware ?

Thanks :)

kidhero99 said:

February 13th, 3:09 pm

I want to know how many accounts can i have on one ps vita.

Pelenche said:

February 13th, 3:09 pm For Remote play Will i have to leave the Ps3 on? How far can i move away from the Vita? Will i be able to turn my ps3 on and off from my Vita? (sorry for repaste i don’t think i tagged right not)

TMAZT3R said:

February 13th, 3:11 pm

Will the browser be able to play videos like via youtube?

Alfred_Allen said:

February 13th, 3:12 pm

Can PS3 players “see” a VITA player while online? Also, I know a PS3 player cannot join a VITA party but can a VITA player join a ps3 chatroom?

xsonarisx said:

February 13th, 3:15 pm

Can Vita games be played on PS3? ie.) if we bought Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 for Vita is it fully supported on PS3?

Regardless very excited to get my first edition bundle!!!

simple2simple said:

February 13th, 3:15 pm

Will PS2 games be playable on Vita??

thebgj said:

February 13th, 3:17 pm

Did they say if the PSV will play umd’s…or are those like cassette tapes now?

Nightmare142 said:

February 13th, 3:17 pm

cross game chat! sweet.

hizzor said:

February 13th, 3:18 pm

how is the ps3 to ps vita game sharing going to work!!!!, and….when will they be coming out with the ps vita 2/slim

Strathmore said:

February 13th, 3:18 pm

I see now that there are Online Passes. So. Effing. Lame.

MarkakaJin said:

February 13th, 3:18 pm

PSone Classics to play on the PS Vita, please! And I’m not talking about remote play. I want to be able to copy my purchased PSone Classics to my PS Vita and play them on the go.

tranquility101 said:

February 13th, 3:18 pm

@#13,mchief22: Careful. I bought the PS3-Wipeout in the PS Store and during every loading screen they made me watch minute-long video advertisements. It was the first time I’d seen video advertisements in a game and it felt very invasive.

If the makers of Wipeout do that on the Vita imagine the unnecessary battery drain! Just a heads up.

CelestialDreamer said:

February 13th, 3:20 pm

Can it be used as a mobile phone if we insert our sim cards with unlimited internet usage on the wi-fi version? Why only AT&T? There are consumers from other wireless customers such Sprint or Verizon?

Will there be game integration and bonuses with specific Vita and PS3 titles?

Are the Vita games region free like the PS3 and PSP? Why can’t we use foreign PSN store downloadable content from various regional accounts?

What about Play-Station Home usages?

knilkrad99999999 said:

February 13th, 3:26 pm

i am getting mine tomorrow at midnight yea me

possyunite12 said:

February 13th, 3:27 pm

Will we eventually be able to stream PS3 game directly to the vita using all functions

thebgj said:

February 13th, 3:27 pm

will there be a online pass to purchase for PSV games????

boxmyth said:

February 13th, 3:27 pm

Will there be lots of game demos for those people who might be spending all of their money to get the system (and memory card)?

tranquility101 said:

February 13th, 3:27 pm

@#33,CelestialDreamer: The PlayStation Vita is a GSM device. The only GSM-supported carriers in the U.S. (as far as I know) are AT&T and T-Mobile. Sprint and Verizon are both CDMA.

GSM means you can switch the SIM card in and out and, assuming your carrier will unlock it, even use SIM cards from foreign countries while travelling.

tranquility101 said:

February 13th, 3:28 pm

Can I use the games that I bought for my PSP on the Vita?

Why did you guys decide to lower the download limit on games from 5 times to 2 times?

possyunite12 said:

February 13th, 3:30 pm

The Ps Vita as you guys said will have a party app where you can cross game chat, but will that app carry on to the PS3, will we be able to cross game chat on the PS3???

IcarusTheRanger said:

February 13th, 3:31 pm

Prolly a Noob question, can I play the PS1 games i bought on my PS3 on the vita?

Psyken said:

February 13th, 3:31 pm

Will I have to re-buy games just because its on a different platform?
For example: I buy Street Fighter X Tekken on PSV, do I have to buy it for the PS3 as well? Sorry if this is a “no brainer”..

lisatsunami said:

February 13th, 3:31 pm

Not. Working on my ATT 3 G iPadd. Guess that’s the reason I ordered the Wi Fi model. Anything interesting being said?

LovesJapanManga said:

February 13th, 3:31 pm

Why was 720p not implemented? It would be far better than 560 or 580p. Also, why is internal memory storage not implemented as well? Because of hacking, right?

Darvious said:

February 13th, 3:33 pm

What games going to cross play with ps3?

TheMario8106 said:

February 13th, 3:33 pm

When Can I Get My Free PSP!?(;

Ghostx187 said:

February 13th, 3:34 pm

Hey guys this live chat is great. I’m sure you’ve heard this question before but, are all PS3 titles accessible through remote play.

sausedge_wallet said:

February 13th, 3:34 pm

Can you vote for me?! Im 25th in the nation

AND MY QUESTION: Are you gonna make a Vita 2.0? I heard from a Sony rep that the memory is upgradable and that is gonna remove the need for a Vita lite…I called shananagins on that. Explain please.

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