PocketStation For PlayStation Vita Unveiled With Promo

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
PS Vita application allows players to connect to Crash Bandicoot 3, Megaman, Spyro, more classic PlayStation games

Sony began streaming a promotional video unveiling the details behind its PoketStation application for the PlayStation Vita portable console on Tuesday.

The video explains that the PocketStation, a memory card peripheral released in Japan between 1999 and 2001, is returning this year. The PocketStation will be available for download on the PlayStation Network, and will be able to connect to various PlayStation video games, such as Crash Bandicoot 3, Megaman, Chocobo Stallion, and many other titles available in the Game Archives section of the PlayStation Network store.

Downloads began on Tuesday for PlayStation Plus members, but the application will also be available to all PlayStation Vita users on December 3. The application will also be available for use on the PlayStation Vita TV, which is scheduled to be released on November 14.

PocketStation is a memory card peripheral for Sony's original PlayStation console. Sony released stand-alone software for the device as well as PocketStation extras to use with existing PlayStation games. Sony released PocketStation in Japan in 1999, and announced in 2002 that production had stopped.

Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, blaizevincent.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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