But offers a bit more than PS One support!

Announced at the Gamescom Conference, and elaborated on over at the PlayStation Blog, the ability to play PS One Classics will be coming before the end of August, but they also have made a few tweaks beind the scenes to some operations on the Vita.

Controls
You will now have the option to control the home screen and some features of applications such as Videos and Music with the buttons on the PS Vita system.
Music
Playlists will be supported in Music. You will be able to transfer iTunes (10.6.3 or later), M3U, and M3U8 playlists from a PS3 or a PC using Content Manager.

Web Browser
Rear touch pad operation will be supported by the browser, allowing you to scroll through and zoom out of pages without obscuring the screen.

Video
The following controls have been added to Videos:
Playback speed control and Repeat play

Photos
Viewing photos in MPO format will now be supported, with the ability to transfer MPO files from PS3 and PC using Content Manager.

Group Messaging
Along with some new layout enhancements, you will be able to take photos to add as attachments when writing Group Messages.

Maps
The Maps feature has been improved by adding a button on the top screen to switch between “Search for Location” and “Search for Directions.” You can also touch and hold a location on the map and place a user flag.

“near”
“near” will be able to gather the information of surrounding Wi-Fi access points without internet connection and update the location data based on it later. You can get location data within the area covered by Wi-Fi location services.

Not bad, what do you think, or are you just thinking about all those titles you will need a new memory card for?

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Paul founded The Vita Lounge and is the Executive Editor, but still likes to get involved with the odd piece of news or a review. 35 years young and gaming since 1990, he has a preference for Action/RPG games, Shooters, Racing Games (despite ironically not being able to drive!) and quite partial to a game of FIFA.