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Could The Vita Be The PS4 Controller?

What if the controller for the PlayStation 4 is the Vita?

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iamnsuperman1283d ago (Edited 1283d ago )

I wont be as it is missing big analogue sticks and no R3/L3 and L2/R2 triggers. It still will be an important thing (with Gaikai) but not the controller.

If I was Sony I would bundle it with the PS4 and introduce a subscription service for this pack. 3-5 year contract at X amount (nothing really substantial £10-£25) per month with a starting fee of around £50 while offering a standalone PS4 and Vita. It works very well for mobiles and it could be very attractive to a big proportion of the market who cannot afford a PS4 out right. It could mean mean PS Vita's in peoples hands making developing for it a better option and developing features that both systems can use

DaThreats1283d ago

Back touch screen can be used for L2 and R2

cpayne931283d ago (Edited 1283d ago )

Still doesn't work as well so that's irrelevant. They won't be doing this.

LOGICWINS1283d ago

Thats not a bad idea. Maybe people who have PS Plus subs could get a discount on contract fees. Either way, Sony has proven that they understand value so they'll find a way to make the PS4 affordable to the masses.

Conzul1283d ago

"Never been first, never been cheapest."
Xbox is for the masses.

tehpees31283d ago

They could potentially do a redesign when PS4 surfaces or some kind of add on like 3DS has.

I think there is a lot of potential for dual screen controllers. If you enjoyed DS you will know what I mean.

Peppino71283d ago

I wouldn't mind some form of it but still keeping the main form of DS3. Better triggers though.

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Magnagamer2221283d ago

It should have been done along time ago. You have some games that you can use the PSP for to play video games. They should make it a standard for sports games where you have to pick plays. Would be great for Madden.

ziggurcat1283d ago

*sigh*

no. the vita is the vita, it is not the next playstation controller.

Conzul1283d ago

Some integration is to be expected, however.

DivineAssault 1283d ago

its not but might b able 2 be used as 1

Mr_cheese1283d ago

The vita will not be the PS4 control, that just wouldn't happen. I believe that you will be able to use it as a control though and it will serve a more integrated purpose in the next gen.

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