People take PSTV for granted.

Discussion in 'PS Vita - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by WiiCube_2013, Aug 9, 2015.

  1. WiiCube_2013

    WiiCube_2013 GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 19, 2013
    Gaza Strip
    The PlayStation TV was poorly advertised as to being "Vita TV" which is misleading considering a lot of the Vita games don't work properly (Killzone), or just don't play at all (like Wipeout + Uncharted) but on the bright side it's perfect if you'd want one to game on PSP, PS1 or remote play your PS4.

    I do have to say that PSTVs which are beyond 3.20 OFW, for me, they're just worthless as one of the aspects' is lost with it (being able to play PS1 backups flawlessly). Thankfully there's still a lot of 3.20 PSTVs out in the wild, but it's a matter of luck, too.

    I suppose on the legal side of things I can see why they'd think the PSTV is downright garbage but come on, jumping to the grey area makes the PSTV far better than it was intended for. :P

    Btw, not a PSTV fanboy but I just hate to see people dissin' it unfairly.
  2. Tikker

    Tikker GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Apr 8, 2007
    as strictly a remote play console, it's great. the fact that you can play a ton of free PSN content as well is awesome. being able to play local multiplayer vita games, with 1 person on the vita, other on the PSTV is awesome as well
  3. Christian Rosado

    Christian Rosado GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 26, 2015
    United States
    They should had never released that, the ps vita 1000 had a port for output which was never put to use due to the ps tv idea, a feature that would had been great for sales.
  4. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

    pip Reporter
    Sep 13, 2009
    Gaming Grotto
    The PSV-1000's mystery port is *not* capable of video output, not by itself, the port is there to patch the connections and possibly for factory testing. It was intended to be used for expansions, there's a built-in scaler, but plans for a TV Out were scrapped early on and the port does not serve that function.
  5. Christian Rosado

    Christian Rosado GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 26, 2015
    United States
    Good to know, still if the psp go could do it, they should had go that way with vita. Instead of that crappy ps tv which sold worst than vita itself.