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PS2 Classics playable on PS Vita

Idea 74112 | Posted in , by | June 5, 2014

The PS2 classics on the PlayStation Store need to be playable on Vita.


4 Comments Add your own


Xrii  |  June 15th, 2014 at 2:07 pm

I am pretty sure its not as simple as this. The PS2 engine is pretty annoyingly complex and isn’t friendly to emulation and the like. I feel either Vita should be able to play PS2 games via PSNow or the developers of those games should re-release “HD” versions to the vita.


lisa_m76  |  June 19th, 2014 at 1:51 am

PS Vita needs PS2 classic support…. Not all people have a stable internet connection or would like to buy the games again although they have already have it bought on PSN..


den_rick  |  June 23rd, 2014 at 5:56 am

I think that HD is not even necessary. They can just give the normal version and allow some filtering if they want.

It is not even necessary for them to be on a physical form but only on the PSN. So it will be cheaper for them.

GTA SA, Original Most Wanted, Gran Turismo, Mortal Kombat, Kingdom Hearts etc. just need to come as they were.


Djmax4599  |  July 3rd, 2014 at 2:55 am

I agree with Lisa_M76, I sometimes have internet complications or no internet at all and I would hate for PSNow to be the only option for PS2 classics..

Also HD remakes? meaning I would have to buy the games again? I don’t think so.

I honestly wish Sony and some talented developers could code PS2 classic’s on the Vita.

The PS Vita has more ram and raw CPU and GPU power than a PS2. Although the Emotion Engine is complex, if we have some developers who know about the processor, and the Vita’s limitations and it’s strengths, they can code an emulator or port from PS2 to Vita.

The Vita even gets PS2 ports… If they can re-release an PS2 game on PS Vita, the PS Vita can sure get coded an emulator. To port a game from one platform to another, you have to code and redesign that game to get it to run on the new platform its getting ported on. You have to know the strengths and weaknesses of the platform your working with.

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