TOKYO, Japan - Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that it will introduce dedicated applications for Facebook, foursquare, Skype and Twitter to PlayStation Vita (PS Vita) which will launch in Japan by the end of 2011, followed by the U.S. and Europe early next year.
PS Vita users will not only be able to enjoy the immersive rich gaming content but through the addition of these social networking services and communications widely used around the globe will also have an easy access and greater opportunity to enjoy communicating with friends by simply selecting the dedicated application. PS Vita, as the next generation portable entertainment system, will deliver an unrivaled entertainment experience, through close collaboration with various social networking services and communications.
The applications will be downloadable to PS Vita directly from PlayStation Store at no charge. Users will be able to activate the application just by selecting the icon which will appear on the PS Vita home screen and enjoy easy navigation using the touch screen. Also, PS Vita’s beautiful 5-inch organic light emitting diode (OLED) screen will allow users to enjoy photos and movies shared with their friends and acquaintances via Internet in visually striking graphics.