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PS Vita 1.8 Firmware Detailed; More Features Coming

With the 1.8 firmware for the PlayStation Vita coming this August 28th, Sony revealed more details today that will be coming on the firmware, aside from the ability to play PS One classics on the handheld.

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chasegarcia1921d ago (Edited 1921d ago )

the controller feature is my fav. :-) i hope they do this for ps4.

willie321920d ago

I would like to see a feature that allows us to connect our PS3 controller to the Vita.

akaFullMetal1921d ago

Controller, so does that mean ps3 games can be controlled by the vita?
Remote play ps3 games???

topekomsi1921d ago

I was thinking the same thing.

blitz06231921d ago

They just showed LBP2 being controlled by the Vita in gamescom. It's not remote play - it's like the Wii U controller tablet - you see more details on the Vita, but not the main game itself

da_2pacalypse1921d ago

How does that work? You're missing two shoulder buttons :/ I'm guessing it's only specific games.

snake-OO1921d ago

@da_2pacalypse
you have the back touchpad which you can assign upto four inputs simultaneously, a great substitute for L2,R2,L3, and R3 and then you also have a multi gesture touchscreen.

VitaOwner1921d ago

I wish they would add the ability to organize pictures into folders instead of having them automatically categorized by month :(

edgeofsins1921d ago

I don't have a Vita but maybe if you tap and hold on a picture and drag onto another it might stack them into a folder or something.

Worth a try.

I can't wait till I get my own Vita.

CommonSenseGamer1921d ago

Yep, if only they would allow app support from the development community. I hate waiting for firmware updates to maybe get some features you're after.

Snookies121921d ago

Same goes for music as well... You should be able to make your own playlists at least. :\

extermin8or1921d ago

you will be able to after 1.8 (music playlists that is) it's on EU PS Blog

topekomsi1921d ago

AMAZING, it sounds like, maybe, the cross controller feature may lead to ps3 content being played with the vita and a ps3 controller?!

MGRogue20171921d ago (Edited 1921d ago )

Nice.. But I was expecting the "significant improvements/fixes to the browser" to be included in this firmware update.. :(

Guess we'll see 'em in the next one.

topekomsi1921d ago

I second that, I want the HTML5 to work for videos in the browser.

jonboi241921d ago

They should just change there Internet browser into Google Chrome, seeing as Sony and Google have such a strong partnership.

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