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No sorry, but Sony have said they are aiming to make as many compatible as possible. Heres a list of all the initially compatible games. I found this FAQ which answers a few questions but I'm not sure if this is the definate answer you were looking for. It says (about half way down): Q: Is PS Vita compatible with other PlayStation platform games like ...


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You need to reset the save stored on the Vita game's cart. To do so, simply delete the game's "bubble" from the menu, it will tell you this will delete the save stored on the card and enable trophy earning. Source


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Yes you can play PSP games online with the PS Vita so long as the servers are still up and running. Also, apparently if the original PSP game supported Ad Hoc mode, Ad Hoc mode will work on the PS Vita as well. https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3792


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PSP games can be upscaled and bilinearly filtered to the Vita's full resolution of 960x544. Also, the colorspace can be changed to brighter colors to take better advantage of the Vita's OLED screen. The second analog stick is configurable in PSP games to emulate any of the left analog stick, the face buttons, or the d-pad.


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Update 1: PSOne Classics will come to the Vita August 28, 2012 (Joystiq) Update 2: On August 28, PlayStation Vita firmware update 1.8 went live, enabling the Vita to play select PSOne Classics. IGN has a list of compatible PSOne games. Update 3: At this point most, but not all, PSX classics are supported on Vita. As per a recent mixup, all PSX games were ...


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Official Spefications have been released by Sony, at TGS 2011 Model number: PCH-1000 series CPU: ARM® Cortex™-A9 core (4 core) GPU: SGX543MP4+ Main memory: 512MB VRAM: 128MB External Dimensions: Approx. 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm (width x height x depth) (tentative, excludes largest projection) Weight Approx: 279g (3G/Wi-Fi model), 260g (Wi-Fi model) Screen: 5 ...


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Copying your PSP save data Plug your PSP into your PC with a Mini USB cable (the kind that fits into the top of your PSP) and select the USB Connection option in the PSP System menu. The PSP should show up as a connected drive in your My Computer menu. It's probably called "Removable Disk" if you're on Windows. Open that drive and navigate to the PSP ...


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The Vita displays a charging animation on the top right battery icon; green bolts of electricity pulse over the icon when it's charging. It only does this when using the wall charger that came with the Vita as it draws a larger amount of power than it can from a standard USB port. The PS Button will light up orange while charging as well, so you can see that ...


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Using my phone as a wifi-hotspot had enabled me to access everything I've tried so far, which includes the store, friends, chat, trophies, and online scoreboards in-game. I've yet to try a multiplayer game through it, but will test it later. Using: Samsung Galaxy Nexus PS Vita Wifi Tesco Mobile contract sim (UK)


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The Vita's battery is 2200 mAh, so turning it off and charging it on a USB 2.0 port (max 500 mA) would take almost 4.5 hours, which isn't great. If it's on, its power consumption rate can get up to about the same as that charging rate, so you wouldn't be doing much except turning the battery into a bomb. According to this the Vita's charger is rated at ...


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I bought my PS Vita in Taiwan on release day (23/12/2011), and live in London where it was a 2 month wait before the UK release (22/2/2012). Everything is fully region-free, you choose the language on initial setup. Everything worked perfectly, even the voice-over for Welcome Park was in English. The PSN store is linked to the location of your PSN account, ...


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Unfortunately, the answer is that it depends on the specific game. From the PS Vita manual: Two types of games are stored on PS Vita cards. One type saves data on the PS Vita card and the other type saves data on the memory card for the PS Vita system. To determine which is the case for a specific game, see the software manual for the game. If you ...


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Yes, you can use your Vita as a PS3 controller! Go to the remote play tab on your Vita, and there will be a second tab (it's blue). With the new update on the Vita, it allows you to turn your Vita into a controller. I haven't tried it to see how you connect it, but it was just recently added. If you can't see it, update your PS Vita.


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No you don't. The games can be used at any time as long as you still are subscribed to Playstation+. (Though you might have to reconnect briefly if you renew so your Vita knows that you're still active.) Over the Thanksgiving break I played Gravity Rush, which I'd gotten free with Plus, over a period of five days, without any network connectivity Note ...


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Yes, the PSP Vita is both region-free and supports language selection, which means you will be able to buy a Japanese console and play games from anywhere in the world on it. [Source] From the same source, however, do note the following (this was written before a world wide release): Will I have trouble using US software and services later on? ...


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As of now, nobody but Sony knows for sure. I believe it's for video output though, but Sony hasn't confirmed this. Speculation thread Some ideas include Extended battery pack Mini fight stick HDMI out Video out Connection to PS Vita/PS3 Wireless audio connector We'll just have to wait and see...


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You can use the Content Manager to back up the data to a PC or PS3 and then using the same tool, restore the data onto your new memory card.


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EDIT: Eurogamer has just put up this article that quotes Sony as saying "Those who already own any of these titles for their PS3 systems will be able to download this same content to their PS Vita systems for free, and vice versa," Sony said. "There is no need to pay for the same content twice, highlighting the importance of the relationship between PS3 ...


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The official documentation does not mention that you can charge it from your computer. the USB specifications allow between 500 - 900mA, and your computer may not put out sufficient power. The iPhone and iPod will charge on your computer for example, but the beefier iPad requires its own power brick as well.


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UPDATE: As of Vita firmware Ver. 2.00, the browser is now a "tiny app", meaning it can be run alongside game software without quitting (or having to do the Twitter workaround). Original answer follows: While the Web Browser isn't directly accessible while running a game (Vita, PSP or PSOne), there is a workaround to surf to websites while using software. ...


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All of the postings here seem to be correct, however for different reasons. All USB ports will supply 100mA with or without negotiation. Since 2007, the USB spec requires that 2 types of "charger" can connect to a USB client. Either a "dumb" dedicated charger or a “smart device” which can chat in order to negotiate the amount of current that it would ...


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I found that it works for me, but only if I switch the system off completely (holding the power button untill the prompt comes up, then turning it off via touch). I don't have the Content Manager installed and I do have the "USB power supply" option enabled. The USB port on my PC is a standard USB 2.0 port.


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No, your Vita will not automatically check for updates. On the other hand, several common tasks, such as trying to download a game from the PSNetwork Store, will check for updates, and notify you that a new update is available.


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If the system is signed in you should be able to just go to the Settings app, then Playstation Network in the menu, then System Activation, and pick Game and Video/Music and select Deactivate on both options. Then sign out and sign in with your own PSN account or create a new one. You'll lose access to the downloadable games bought by the previous owner, but ...


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As seen here, different lights display different power states or notifications. Solid blue: Plugged in Flashing blue: Standby mode Slow blue flash: Unread message or information Solid orange: Charging, but powered off Flashing orange: Battery is going to call it quits soon There's also the so called BFLOD (Blue Flashing Light of Death) that indicates a ...


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Yes, it will be for games bought in stores as well. See here: If you purchase either a physical or digital version of an applicable PS3 title, you can download the Vita version at no extra cost. Please note, however, you get a PSVita copy of a game when you buy the PS3 version, but not the other way around.


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I read on the PS forum that it all depends if the PS One game you're playing on your PS vita, PS3 or PSP supports analog sticks or just digital. So if it supports Analog then you can change the settings to use the sticks and digital is present if it doesn't. If it DOES, just do this: While you're in your PS One game, hold your finger on the ps vita Front ...


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Anything that is a standard 3.5mm jack headphone will work on the PS Vita; it's a standard output and will work with mono/stereo headphones/speakers that use that port.


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There is a setting in the system for charging off of the USB power supply, but it does require that you have the content manager assistant software installed, or the Vita will immediately disconnect from the PC and not charge. You won't be able to use any generic USB charger ports to charge the Vita either. Just like with the PSP Go, this is the slowest, ...


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What I could find: Quad-core ARM A9 processor, Cortex SGX543MP4+ GPU OLED touchscreen (resolution 960 x 544 pixel, 220ppi – 5inch display) Touchpad (rear) Dual analogue control sticks Digital D-pad and 6 buttons Six-axis motion sensing technology Built-in microphone + speakers Built-in camera Wi-Fi, 3G on 3G model Dimensions: 182.0 x 18.6 x 83.5mm Price: ...



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