Sony confirmed yesterday that PlayStation Vita owners would finally be able to enjoy the impressive PlayStation Plus service on their platform, and now the company has revealed just what features are going to be offered in exchange for a premium Plus subscription.
The PS Vita came out at the beginning of the year and, since then, Sony’s been trying to draw in customers to the platform with new games and features, like the recently released support for PS1 Classics
The company confirmed yesterday at TGS 2012 that it was going to offer to PS Vita owners the PlayStation Plus subscription service this November.
Now, Sony has revealed just what benefits will a Plus subscription offer PS Vita owners, as they’ll access free games, special discounts, cloud storage for game saves, as well automatic downloads and trophy sync.
Check out the full list of features below. Games - Members will be able to play the full versions of designated content for PS Vita 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.
Discounts - Members will have access to exclusive discounts on designated content for PS Vita.
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.
Automatic content downloads and updates - PS Vita will automatically download designated game demos and game updates, and also download system software updates. PS Vita will automatically start up to download content and will enter standby mode after the download has completed.
Automatic Trophy sync - PS Vita will automatically start up at a designated time to sync Trophy information with PlayStation Network servers.
If a PS Vita owner gets a PS Plus subscription, he’ll also be able to take advantage of it on the PlayStation 3 home console, and vice versa.
In case you forgot, there are multiple PS Plus subscription offers, including a 3-month one for $17.99/€14.99 or a 12-month one, for $49.99/€49.99.