Sony PS Vita formerly known as NGP backwards compatibility confirmed

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Sony’s NGP (Next Generation Portable) or as recently discovered, the actual name for the product PlayStation Vita (PSP2) is scheduled to make an appearance at the E3 2011 conference for its debut which kicks off in a little under two weeks.

In the build up to the debut a rumored list of game titles that may be available for launch a=has been released which we were able to bring to you as well as what people think of the device’s new name.

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Other news that has been confirmed today was that the new Sony portable will feature backwards compatibility which means you will be able to play games from all previous PSP devices on there. This feature has been said to be included since the NGP was first announced but was not official until today.

The news was announced in a press conference today which was reported at PlayStation LifeStyle. This feature will upscale and smooth the older games so as to get the most out of the new model, optimizing gaming experience.

Check out the full article by clicking the link above where you will find more details about the feature and the PS Vita itself. What do you think of this feature? Do you like the NGP’s new name?

  • slammr28

    Sweet, I like backwards compatibility, I hope they don’t take it away as they did with the PS3?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=869520233 Alan Ng

      Don’t jinx it!

  • slammr28

    Sweet, I like backwards compatibility, I hope they don’t take it away as they did with the PS3?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how will this vita be able to play the old umds?????

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how will this vita be able to play the old umds?????

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how will this vita be able to play the old umds?????

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how can this be backwards compatible?? when the psp 3000 ect uses umds and the vita used little cards?? dont understan but hope its true…its time for sony to start making all their gameing systems backwards compatible…personally i have way to much money invested into games and systems to lose out each time new system comes around…as we all know eventually we wont  be able to use are old stuff over the years as things get phased out ect…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how can this be backwards compatible?? when the psp 3000 ect uses umds and the vita used little cards?? dont understan but hope its true…its time for sony to start making all their gameing systems backwards compatible…personally i have way to much money invested into games and systems to lose out each time new system comes around…as we all know eventually we wont  be able to use are old stuff over the years as things get phased out ect…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1225548974 Robert Mcdonald

    how can this be backwards compatible?? when the psp 3000 ect uses umds and the vita used little cards?? dont understan but hope its true…its time for sony to start making all their gameing systems backwards compatible…personally i have way to much money invested into games and systems to lose out each time new system comes around…as we all know eventually we wont  be able to use are old stuff over the years as things get phased out ect…

  • Dyllan

    well psp go games work on it