Speaking to MCV, Sony has revealed that an ultimate bundle including both the PS4 and PS Vita will be available to buy before Christmas. The new bundle promotes the PS4's Remote Play functionality with the PS Vita, and will also include a memory card to help you get started. Unfortunately, pricing for the bundle hasn't been revealed, but you can expect it to cost around £450.
New content is available on the European PlayStation Store this week, but there is only a small amount of new content for the PS Vita this week, with two new games added. New games include The Amazing Spider Man and Media Molecule’s Tearaway, both of which release in Europe this Friday, 22nd November 2013.
Tearaway releases on the PS Vita this week, with the game already available in Australia and New Zealand. To celebrate the launch of the game, Media Molecule have release the game’s launch trailer and a special Media Molecule trailer. In addition, if you are still unsure about the game, you’ll be able to download a trial version of the game on Friday, with the option to unlock the full version.
New PS Vita games and DLC are available on the US PlayStation Store this week, including The Amazing Spider-Man. New PlayStation Plus content has also been added, with Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath joining the Instant Game Collection this week. Finally, you can find new DLC for games including Sound Shapes and Valhalla Knights 3.
Sony has confirmed that Remote Play between the PS4 and PS Vita will work only over Wi-Fi networks, but YouTube user The Phawx has discovered that Remote Play can work over a LTE / 4G network using a mobile phone that allows tethering. You can create a Wi-Fi hotspot on your mobile phone (like the Google Nexus 5 Android device shown in the video) and connect the PS Vita to it.
If you were planning to import a PS Vita TV device from Japan, you’ll be sad to know that the device will be region locked. The device can only be used with a Japanese PSN account, so importers should wait for a Western release to make the most of the device. A post of NeoGAF says the device doesn’t work with non-Japanese accounts.
Minecraft is coming to PlayStation, with PS4 and PS Vita versions currently in development. New details about the PS Vita version have emerged, revealing that the Vita version is being developed by 4J and will be a port of the Xbox Edition instead of the Pocket Edition of the game.
Sony has announced three new PS Vita bundles which come of Media Molecule’s Tearaway, which releases this week. The three bundles cater for different budgets, but all come with a Wi-Fi PS Vita and a copy of the game (retail or digital version). The cheapest bundle includes the console and a retail copy of the game, while the UK-exclusive bundle includes the console, digital versions of Tearaway and LittleBigPlanet and a 16 GB memory card.
Sony has revealed that six new games are joining the Instant Game Collection in December, including the first two titles for the PS4. Starting on November 27th, two PS3 and two PS Vita titles will be made available, followed by two PS4 titles on November 29th 2013.
The PS Vita has received a very small update on the PlayStation Store in Europe this week with only a couple of new games added, and some PSP DLC content. New games include Breakquest: Extra Evolution Pro Edition and Lego Marvel Super Heroes.