Sony has announced that it is to end physical production of PS Vita games, according to Kotaku. The move means physical game cards will eventually stop, but online downloads via the PlayStation Store will continue. Sony also recently announced that PS Vita game would no longer be offered as part of PlayStation Plus from March 2019.
Stardew Valley is finally being released on the PS Vita, after a long time in development. The PS4 version of the game has been available since December 2016, and will soon be available on the PS Vita. The game will release on 22nd May 2018, and will be cross-buy, so if you have the PS4 version, you can download the Vita version for free.
A new firmware update for the PS Vita has been released, updating the system software to v3.67. The console is effectively not being supported by Sony anymore, given that the last major firmware update was over two years go. This minor update is mandatory if you wish to access the PlayStation Network.
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, followed by Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom. Full details below.
New content has been added to the European PlayStation Store today, bringing over twenty new PS4 games and three new PS Vita games. You can also find new DLC content for a number of games. Check out the full update below.
The April 2017 charts for Europe have been released, detailing the top selling titles on the PlayStation Store. Last month, Persona 4 Golden was the top selling on the PS Vita. In fact, the entire top 10 is full of re-entries.
New content is available on the European PlayStation Store this week, with nineteen new PS4 games added, and one new PS Vita game. New games this week include LocoRoco Remastered, Resident Evil Code: Veronica X and VR Karts.
The first PlayStation Vita firmware update of the year has been released, updating the system software to version v3.65. As with the last few updates, this firmware update is a stability fix and is required to access the PlayStation Network. The changelog can be found below.
Sony has today made a rather shocking announcement – it is to close PlayStation Now on all supported devices except the PS4 and PC after “thoughtful consideration”. From 15th August 2017, PlayStation Now will no longer be usable on the PS3, PS Vita and PS TV, and all supported TV models.
Sony has released a new security update to the PlayStation Vita today, updating the system to Firmware v3.63. The update is a minor one, improving the “quality of the system performance”. The official changelog has been included below for completeness.