Sony has revealed (via Twitter) that a new firmware update for the PS Vita is now available to download. The minor update is optional to install and improves software stability during use of some features. It is likely that the firmware will be required with playing newer titles.
PS Vita update v2.02 is coming soon. It’s a minor, optional update that improves software stability during use of some features.
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) December 19, 2012