Questions tagged [ps-vita]

A handheld gaming console released in 2011 by Sony. Formerly referred to as Sony's NGP (Next Generation Portable), this device features front and rear touchpad capability, a 5-inch screen, six-axis motion control and WiFi network reception. Some models are also 3G network reception enabled.

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Do PS Vita backups contain activation info?

*By saying "backups" I mean the backup files created when using the "backup" option in the Content Manager. I bought and downloaded some PS Mobile (PSM) games, and want to keep playing them. Now that ...
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Sharing Playstation Now with Vita

We have a PS4 and a couple of playstation network accounts. My account has a PS Now subscription. My son has a subaccount on our PS4 and he's able to play PS Now games on it. He also has a Vita ...
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How does the Ad Hoc mode work on the PS vita?

Can someone explain how Ad Hoc mode works to me step by step? My main question is whether you have to have internet or not.
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Unable to highlight discrepancies reliably with the touchpad. Why is this happening?

I'm trying to highlight discrepancies with the Vita touchpad, but it only works for less than a second so I have to smash it to get the "Interrogate" option to appear. Why is this happening? ...
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How can I fix a PS Vita that is blinking blue with no display?

The PS button on my PS Vita is blinking blue continuously, with no display on the screen. I tried restarting the console, but it still blinks without display. Is there a solution to this?
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What trophies can be viewed on each PlayStation platform?

Recently, I was looking through my trophy list on my PS4, and noticed that my PS5 trophies weren't listed, even though older systems' trophies like PS3 and PSVita were. This made me curious - what ...
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Is possible to win a game of Yankee Doodle in the Vita version of the game? (touchpad usage)

On the PS3 version of Project Diva f 2nd, you play Yankee Doodle by moving the analog sticks and pressing L3/R3 when required. On the Vita version, you have to slide or tap the screen which makes it ...
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I set a password on my PS Vita, and my brother somehow restored my data (meaning he deleted it). Can I get it back?

So, basically, I set a password on my PS Vita and my brother decides to mess around with it. I don't know how, but he somehow restored the Vita, which means all data and settings are deleted and set ...
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How to recover "hidden" games after rebuilding my PS Vita's database?

I rebuilt my PS Vita's database from Safe Mode and most of my games were missing when it rebooted, even though they were still taking up system data according to the system's content manager. I had ...
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Can you run games that require a Memory Card on a PS Vita Slim or PS Vita TV without it?

Some games like Project Diva f/f 2nd require a Memory Card to be inserted in the console for the game to work. Is possible to run this type of games without a Memory Card in the 2nd Generation PS Vita ...
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Why shouldn't a Vita Game Card be used or stored in a vehicle with the windows closed? (as specified in the manual)

Found this interesting part in the Digital Manual of Gravity Rush: Do not use or store the game card in the following locations or under the following conditions: In a car with the windows closed (...
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Does the PS VITA AC Adapter works with the old PSP?

My AC adapter for my psp died. I was charging the PSP with my laptop but I forgot like a week and died. My cousin has the adapter but for the PS vita, will it work?
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Does the PS-Vita support PSP games

Is the PS-Vita backwards compatible with PSP games? Some games I would like to play include Final Fantasy 7: Crisis core, Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier, Coded Arms, Tekken: Dark Resurrection, and ...
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Ps Vita Black Screenshots?

When i take screenshots on my Ps Vita (Ps Button + Start) they do not appear, or appear as black images, but this only seems to happen with games. Does anyone know how to fix it?
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How to capture video from a PS Vita?

I've been exploring the idea of streaming from a PS Vita which should be a lot easier than it has been. I currently use a stationary camera mounted over a desk to do so. I have read about a service ...
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Can a Playstation 4 be used simultaneously while remote playing with a Vita?

I am interested in buying a PS4 and have a question related to remote play: If I were to remote play with the Playstation 4, could another person be playing it separately as well? For example, could I ...
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What does the little yellow minus mean on the psn?

When on the PlayStation network sometimes I find that I or my friends have a yellow minus instead of a blue circle or a red "X". I thought this might mean the power is off but I find that I ...
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How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV?

I know that some Vita games are not compatible with the PS TV. How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV (also called PS Vita TV)?
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Does the PlayStation Store still work on PS Vita?

Is it true that PlayStation Store will not work on PS Vita?
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What does restarting mean?

On my vita, I changed my username ID and I'm wondering if I have to format the memory card or just turn it on and off again? Here is the screenshot.
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What's up with the "System Use" thing in PS Vita's Content Manager?

On one of my PlayStation Vita SD cards, I noticed something in Content Manager: There is an Other section. This section has two parts-System Use and Download Use. While Download Use is only taking ...
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Performance of DOSBox on PS Vita

For owners (previous or current) of PSP that now have a Ps Vita: how is the performance of DOSBox compared to the performance on a PSP? I'm asking this because I already own a PSP and tons of games ...
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Is Lego: Legends Of Chima Laval's Journey open world?

Is Laval's Journey open world on the PS Vita or even has just open world elements? Googling the issue seems to present mixed answers. Some say it's open world, some say it has open world elements, ...
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Downloading an application from PC to PS Vita

I copied applications from my PS Vita to my PC. I formatted the PS Vita, and when I intended to copy the applications back to my Vita, I could no longer find them anywhere but on my PC. Prior to ...
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How long does the Truffle take to move in after building the mushroom biome?

I currently find myself in a pickle because even after I've built the mushroom biome and met all other requirements, the Truffle NPC won't move in. I've defeated not only the Wall of Flesh but Ocram ...
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PS Vita Help, Trying to charge

I've had my PS Vita for about 2 years now, and I haven't played on it in a while. I wanted to play on it again, so I charged it for about 2 hours, but the orange light was still blinking. Is there ...
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Why am I unable to transfer Resident Evil 2 from my PS3 to my Vita?

I recently purchased FFVIII, Alundra and Resident Evil 2 from PSN and downloaded them on my PS3 with the intention of transferring them to my Vita to play on the move. When I enter the content ...
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Can anyone explain some unfamiliar terms in PS Vita for a beginner gamer like me? [closed]

So, I'm a grown-ass adult, but I've never played much game before other than on my phone. Since I'm on vacation and have a lot free time to spare, I'm looking to buy a PS Vita for gaming. However, I ...
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Is my PS Vita dead?

I lost my PS Vita two years ago (it ran out of battery life when I lost it), but I found it today. However, it won't turn on. I tried to charge it for about an hour and a half now using a USB port ...
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Are the cables for a PS Vita Charger proprietary to Sony?

Just recently I learned that the black casing around the PC End of the USB Part of the PS Vita Charger had started to come off and expose some wires. this has gotten me concerned as my only other way ...
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How do you know the PS Vita is charging?

Mine seems not to charge. I have tried with the charger in different plugs and do not see any indication that it is charging. Same thing when connected via USB.
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I bought a PS Vita used, help me get the old PSN account off

So everywhere says to go to system settings and just restore back to factory settings, but it doesn't let me get to that point because of the old users account on the Vita. I don't have the guys info ...
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Most convenient method to switch between PSN accounts to access PS Vita content from different Playstation Stores?

I have a Japanese PSN account, as well as a US PSN account. On my PS3, I get the best of both world since I have access to Japanese Playstation Store as well as US Playstation Store. I can purchase ...
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Is Sly Trilogy compatible with Cross-Buy?

Sly Trilogy was released on PS3 and now on PS Vita, I have the PS3 version and also the PS Vita. So my question is: Can I play at Sly Trilogy on Vita if I have the PS3 version? I know it is possible ...
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How can I play PS vita games without PS Vita?

Is it possible to play ps vita games (assume for the sake of the discussion that the games in question are in the compatibility list) without a PS Vita (I do own ps3 controllers and physical copy of ...
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What does the different seats do?

In the Classroom when I move near a seat some have different names, ie. Nerd's Seat, Secretive Seat, etc. They don't seem to have an obvious pattern to their placement and when I move characters ...
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Can I turn off my PS4 with my Vita using Remote Play?

I've been using my Vita for Remote Play recently to the point that I haven't turned on my TV for days (go figure). However, despite how much I've been using it, while I know how to turn the PS4 on ...
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How do I sprint in Destiny 2 while using Remote Play?

Since discovering the Remote Play function on my Vita recently (and discovering that my Vita was not, in fact, broken), I've been using it to play most of my games away from home. However, sometimes ...
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Patch notes for Playstation [closed]

Where can I find patch notes and system update history for the PlayStation systems?
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Can I play with my friends on PS4 while I'm on PS Vita?

I'm on the PS Vita and my friends are on PS4, can I play games with them?
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Cross play for ps3 and psvita

How does this work? Does it allow people who bought games for ps3 to play it also on their ps vita? Or does it require to be downloaded on the playstation network in order for it to be playable on any ...
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Redeeming a PSN dlc code [duplicate]

So recently I stopped playing on my vita... ( What a mistake buying that thing). I still have a PlayStation All Stars code for the online features. Is there a way to find out if the code still works ...
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Can I use a PS Vita memory card used with a newer firmware version - on a Vita with a lower?

I have an X PS Vita. X is on firmware 3.61. It has a card. The card contains - say - a digital game purchased on the PlayStation Store, legally. Now, let's say I have a Y PS Vita (or PSTV, it doesn't ...
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how to change attached PSN account on PS Vita

I got this used PS Vita, and the account is still on it, and I need to sign into the account to deactivate it, is there anyway to get rid of the account through factory reset or anything?
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How do I turn on the "WLAN switch"?

To play multiplayer, my PS Vita is telling me to turn on the "WLAN switch". What is that and how do I turn it on? I've already tried changing the Ad-Hoc channel and turning Airplane Mode on.
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PS Vita button issue

Recently, my PS Vita's square button stopped working entirely. I have tried everything on the troubleshooting page, and nothing is working. Is this a hardware issue or something that can easliy be ...
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Is there adult content in A.W.: Phoenix Festa?

The upcoming brawler A.W.: Phoenix Festa seems to include dating as part of the gameplay, but I can't find the age restrictions of this game. Since its not a pure visual novel there is no page on vndb....
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Is there a way to get game data back on a PS Vita?

The question pretty much says it: Is it possible to retrieve lost game data after it's corrupted? My memory card came out an two years of game data was lost... so yeah.
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Why is Disgaea 3 Absence of Detention asking for my location information?

Right before starting Tutorial 3, my PS Vita asked me if I wanted to allow this game to access my location information. Does anybody know what this information is used for in the game?
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Where is this second Playstation Vita?

So i was on the Account Management web page looking at the Devices section and it appears i have 2 Playstation Vita's registered however i only own 1. I do have a Playstation TV which the OS looks ...