Sony Confirms That Vita Only Supports One PSN Account Per Device

December 5, 2011 Written by Rae Langdon

Sony Japan’s Brad Douglas has confirmed via twitter that the PS Vita will only support one PlayStation Network account per device. Users are able to login to a second account only after performing a full system restore, returning the device back to factory settings.

[The] only difference is that Vita requires you to do a factory reset when logging into a new acct, PSP does not

Reports surrounding this policy first appeared online over the weeked on popular gaming forum NeoGAF. The information originated from a Japanese hands-on event Sony held to promote the upcoming public release of the PS Vita, which is scheduled for December 17th.

Unlike the PS Vita, the PlayStation Portable does not require a factory reset in order to take advantage of a second PSN account.