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access_time August 10, 2012 at 10:53 AM in Sony by Ramon Aranda

Is the PS Vita Having Problems Getting Support?

Gamers are no doubt beginning to wonder: “where are the PS Vita games at?”

Well in a report by CVG, Worldwide Studios head honcho Shuhei Yoshida admitted to PlayStation the Official Magazine that the company is having issues getting third party support for the handheld.

“We’re having a more difficult time than we had anticipated in terms of getting support from third-party publishers, but that’s our job. We will continue to talk to development communities and publishing partners and tell them why Vita can provide a great experience for the IPs they have,” said Yoshida.

Despite development for the platform allegedly being a little bit easier than previous PlayStation systems, there is clearly a lack of new titles on the forefront.

CVG also reported that Sony reduced it’s sales forecast for the Vita from 16 million to 12 million.


  • John Speerbrecker August 10, 2012 at 11:07 AM

    Even though it might be easier to make games, it doesn’t make sense for developers that budget their large titles which need a much higher installation rate for them to even consider developing for it. Hell, right now, Id be happy with ps3 ports.

  • Ramon Aranda August 10, 2012 at 11:10 AM

    I’ve been wondering for some time too…where are the games? Rough outing so far.

  • Ben Siacotos August 11, 2012 at 9:13 PM

    I’m putting my vita on craigslist this week. I’m disappointed that Sony feels the need to invent ways to alienate is fans. I remember being able to buy a console only and go home plug it in and play a game, and save without having to buy a proprietary memory card when I have half a dozen sd cards just sitting in a drawer.

  • Ramon Aranda August 13, 2012 at 9:29 AM

    I was tempted to pick it up a few weeks ago but honestly, I just don’t see myself playing any of the currently available games.

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