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PlayStation Plus Coming to PS Vita This Fall

September 19, 2012 Written by Alex Osborn

Enjoy the benefits of PlayStation Plus on your PS3? Well you only have to wait until November to enjoy similar perks on Sony’s handheld device. That’s right, the premium subscription service is heading to the PS Vita in just two months’ time.

The PlayStation Blog revealed the news, providing the following details:

  • Instant Game Collection: Unlimited access to a regularly refreshed selection of the full versions of games as long as your membership is active.
  • Discounts: Take advantage of exclusive discounts on games and DLC for your PS Vita.
  • Online Game Storage: An additional 1GB of online storage for game saves for PS Vita games and downloaded content.
  • Automatic Updates: PS Vita will automatically start up at a designated time to download and install select game demos and game updates as well as system software updates and start standby mode upon completion.
  • Automatic Trophy sync: Trophy information will be synched to PSN servers automatically via the PS Vita.

With upcoming releases Assassin’s Creed 3: LiberationLittleBigPlanet (PS Vita) and a handful of other heavy-hitters, coupled with PS Plus support, Sony’s really making its handheld a tempting purchase this holiday season.