Neoseeker : News : PlayStation Vita firmware 1.6 adds map application, video recording
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tekmosis Feb 7, 12
I'm going to assume that a lot of people who get a Vita will also have a smartphone and both of these features will be useless. It's rather unfortunate that this is trying to be a gaming phone but not. Seems like they're just competing against themselves and their Xperia Play.
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Dragoshi1 Feb 7, 12
I don't have a smart phone.

I would find this useful.
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Wakaman Feb 7, 12
Another useless thing added. I don't want to record a video on it, I want a somewhat decent youtube app. Sony is really trying too hard, how about you focus more on things that matter to gaming ffs.
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lol Feb 7, 12
you want sony to focus on gaming? then i guess you won't be seeing your beloved youtube app
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Wakaman Feb 7, 12
quote lol
you want sony to focus on gaming? then i guess you won't be seeing your beloved youtube app
Beloved? The hell?
All I was saying was that I'd rather them have a decent youtube app than video recording. And yes, I'd rather them everything else to focus more on gaming aspects. LOL indeed. So silly of me.
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Darrell Feb 7, 12
Its a portable console. Its not trying to be a phone noob. What phone do u know can run uncharted and keep graphics up to par with consoles today? Do u know a phone that can stream ps3 games? No? Didnt think so.
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THM Feb 7, 12
Yes..Yes..Yes...they're nice functions, but not essential...I want mind blowing gameplays & graphics from Vita games...That's what I want most...

P.S. In terms of mind blowing graphics Nintendo 3DS & Capcom did an incredible job with Resident Evil: Revelations!!! I wish Vita games were that good
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Wakaman Feb 7, 12
quote Darrell
Its a portable console. Its not trying to be a phone noob. What phone do u know can run uncharted and keep graphics up to par with consoles today? Do u know a phone that can stream ps3 games? No? Didnt think so.
Doesn't change the fact that it's trying to do too many things. Smarphones would be more practical for these features and surely a majority already own smartphones. People are already skeptical about buying the $250 model(which is the same price the 3DS launched at, and due to having shit launch titles, had to slash the price) this feature isn't going to help sell $300 models when most have a phone that does this anyway. This needs to focus on gaming, like it(gaming machine) should.
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