Bloodborne Remote Play Re-Mapping and Touchpad Uses Revealed

March 16, 2015 Written by Alex Co

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Planning to play Bloodborne on your PlayStation Vita? If so, you’re undoubtedly curious as to how the DualShock 4 controls translate to the Vita’s.

In a post on the EU Sony Blog, Sony Computer Entertainment Community Manager Sid Shuman talked about his most recent hands-on impressions of the game, as well as how Bloodborne Remote Play controls work. While the usual face buttons work the same, we can now confirm how the Vita’s touchpad will be used for From Software’s upcoming action RPG.

According to Shuman, clicking the right side of the touchpad will show the “personal effects” like molotovs, notebook, and other stuff. Clicking the left side of the touchpad will show the available gestures, which can be triggered on the DualShock 4 via its internal motion sensor.

Additionally, Shuman listed how the Vita handles some of the DualShock 4’s extra buttons with some clever re-mapping.

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Don’t forget to check back next week for PlayStation LifeStyle’s review of Bloodborne before it hits retail on March 24.

Are you going to attempt to play Bloodborne on your Vita? What do you make of From’s re-mapping of the L2, R2 and other DualShock 4 buttons?

[Source: EU PlayStation Blog]