Get ready to kill PSP players in FPS with your Vita
This info has been out for a while, Siliconera found out that the PSVita can play ad-hoc mode with PSPs. They received this info while speaking to Square Enix about their Lord of Apocalypse title, the sequel to their Monster Hunter clone for the PSP. This means that if you want to play a psp mutliplayer game with your friends, but you only have a Vita and they have PSPs, you’ll be set to do so. This is obviously something that should have been included and it’s great to see that Sony is doing their best not to separate the player base over their portable consoles. Considering as well that the price of original PSP games is just going to plummet in the next few months leading up to the PSVita release it could make that digital library all the more intriguing for new Vita owners.
What would be better?
The ad-hoc party app native on PSVita. Ad-Hoc party being the app for the Playstation 3 that allows PSP gamers to play games with no network multiplayer, allowing people from all over their region play popular PSP games together (Monster Hunter being the most popular). With the 3G version this could even be an online feature, if possible.
Along with allowing digitally purchased PSP games to play on the Vita, this wi-fi connectability is another cool thing that Sony has added into the Vita package. If only the battery lasted longer…
Anyone know if the 3DS can talk to the DS? I would hope so…