Platform PS Vita
Release Date November 2012
Sony announced today that Vita owners will soon be able to avail of the great discounts and free games available on PS+. PS3 users have been enjoying the many free games included in the instant collection as well as many huge discounts, early access and other cool features that come with being a PS+ subscriber. If you are already a PS+ member then you will automatically get PS+ on your Vita at no extra cost.
PlayStation Plus features and services for PS Vita include*2:
Members will be able to play the full versions of designated content for PS Vit available on PlayStation Store as long as membership is effective, at no extra cost. The lineup of games that will be offered and other details will be announced at a later date.
Members will have access to exclusive discounts on designated content for PS Vita.
l Online Game Save
Members will automatically or manually be able to upload game save data files for compatible games to Online Game Save Storage with 1GB of space on the PlayStation Network*3.
l Automatic content downloads and updates
PS Vita will automatically download designated game demos and game updates, and also download system software updates*4. PS Vita will automatically start up to download content and will enter standby mode after the download has completed.
l Automatic Trophy sync
PS Vita will automatically start up at a designated time to sync Trophy information with PlayStation Network servers.
SCE will continue to strengthen and expand PS Vita platform to meet the gaming and entertainment needs of PS Vita owners.
*1 PS3 users who will purchase membership to PlayStation Plus for the first time will also be able to enjoy PlayStation Plus services and features for PS Vita.
*2 Content will vary by region.
*3 PlayStation Plus members will have 2GB of online game save storage in total, and members will have access 1GB of space for PS3 and PS Vita respectively.
*4 As the install requires users agreement, it will not be installed automatically.