“Cross Platform Feature” Between PlayStation 3 And Vita is coming

Sony Computer Entertainment To Deliver “Cross Platform Feature” To Enhance Cross Platform Play Between PlayStation®3 And PlayStation®Vita; Supporting Titles To Be Released  This Summer

TOKYO, June 4, 2012 — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that it will drive the proliferation of the PlayStation® platforms through “cross platform feature” which realizes cross platform game play between PlayStation®3 (PS3®) and PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita). Through “cross platform feature”, SCE will deliver a ground-breaking gaming experience which leverages the capabilities of both systems and enables users to enjoy gaming wherever and whenever.

Cross-Play

The Cross-Play feature allows PS3® and PS Vita users to enjoy match or collaborative game play.

Available titles:
Hustle Kings (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), MotorStorm RC (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), WipEout HD (SCE PS3®)/WipEout 2048 (SCE PS Vita)

Upcoming titles:
STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN from CAPCOM (PS3®/PS Vita(*2)), PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (SCE PS3®/PS Vita)

Cross-Controller

The Cross-Controller feature allows a player to use PS Vita as a controller to play games on PS3®, by utilizing its rich features including touch screen, rear touch pad, six-axis motion sensing system, and cameras. Users can enjoy the two types of gaming experiences through the large TV screen and PS Vita display.

Available titles:
ULTIMATE MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 3 from CAPCOM (PS3®/PS Vita)

Upcoming titles:
LittleBigPlanet 2 (SCE PS3®)

Cross-Save

By managing saved data between PS3® and PS Vita, the Cross-Save feature enables users on the go to continue playing games on their PS Vita, right from where they left off on their PS3® at home.

Available titles:
BLAZBLUE CONTINUUM SHIFT EXTEND from ARC SYSTEM WORKS CO., LTD. (PS3®/PS Vita), MLB12: The Show (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), MotorStorm RC (SCE PS3®/PS Vita)

Upcoming titles:
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), Sound Shapes (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (SCE PS3®/PS Vita)

Cross-Goods

The Cross-Goods feature allows users to enjoy various content such as purchased downloaded content and user generated content on both PS3® and PS Vita by transferring to other platform, by sharing between both platforms, or by other ways.

Available titles:
ULTIMATE MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 3 from CAPCOM (PS3®/PS Vita), MLB12: The Show (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), Hustle Kings (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), MotorStorm RC (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), ModNation Racers (SCE PS3®)/ModNation Racers: Road Trip (SCE PS Vita)

Upcoming titles:
STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN from CAPCOM (PS3®/PS Vita(*2)), Assassin’s Creed III (PS3®)/Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation (PS Vita) from Ubisoft, Sound Shapes (SCE PS3®/PS Vita), LittleBigPlanet 2 (SCE PS3®)/LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Vita (SCE PS Vita), PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (SCE PS3®/PS Vita)

Remote Play

The Remote Play feature allows PS Vita users to remotely access their PS3® to enjoy content including games and videos.

Supporting titles:
BLAZBLUE, BLAZBLUE CONTINUUM SHIFT from ARC SYSTEM WORKS CO., LTD. (PS3®)

Expected supporting titles:
ICO, God of War, God of War II, Shadow of the Colossus (All titles are from SCE PS3®)

SCE will further accelerate the proliferation of PS platform by maximizing the strong collaboration between PS3® and PS Vita.

(*1) The name and launch timing of each title differs by regions. The 1st party titles are listed per Japanese Alphabet.

(*2) STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN from CAPCOM for PS3® is available

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