PS Vita Firmware Update v1.8 Live Now, Check Out the PS1 Compatibility List

The biggest firmware update for the PS Vita to date is finally here – v1.8 brings limited PS1 support, cross controllers support, UI improvements and more.

In the US, you can now download the following PSone games to your PS Vita:

  • Arc the Lad

  • Cool Boarders 2

  • FINAL FANTASY VII

  • Hot Shots Golf 2

  • Jet Moto

  • Syphon Filter

  • Tomb Raider

  • Twisted Metal 2

  • Wild Arms

And you can download the following games to your PS3 and transfer via media manager:

  • Castlevania: Shadows of the Night
  • Final Fantasy IX
  • International Track and Field+
  • Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
  • MediEvil
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Rally Cross
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
  • Silent Hill
  • Wild Arms 2
  • Xenogears

While in Europe, the list is far larger:

  • Cool Boarders

  • Cool Boarders 2

  • Crash Bandicoot

  • Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

  • Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped

  • CTR: Crash Team Racing

  • Destruction Derby

  • Everybody’s Golf 2

  • G-Police

  • Jet Rider

  • Jet Rider 2

  • Jumping Flash

  • Kula World

  • Kurushi Final

  • MediEvil

  • Motor Toon Grand Prix 2

  • Rally Cross

  • Syphon Filter

  • Syphon Filter 3

  • Twisted Metal

  • Wild Arms

  • WipEout

  • 40 Wink

  • A Bug’s Life

  • A Bugs Life and Monsters Inc bundle

  • Abe’s Exoddus

  • Abe’s Oddworld Oddysee

  • Airboat

  • All-Star Boxing

  • Arc Arena: Monster Tournament

  • Arc the Lad

  • Arc the Lad II

  • Arc the Lad III

  • Arcade Hits: Shienryu

  • Arcade Hits: Sonic Wings Special

  • Atari Anniversary Edition

  • Atlantis

  • Atlantis and Hercules Bundle

  • Bishi Bashi Special

  • Blockids

  • Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain

  • Bugriders

  • Buzz Lightyear of Star Command

  • Centipede

  • Cho Aniki

  • Constructor    SYSTEM 3 SOFTWARE

  • Critical Depth

  • Dezaemon Plus

  • Disney’s Action Game ft. Hercules

  • Dodgeball

  • Driver

  • Eagle One: Harrier Attack

  • Fear Effect

  • Fear Effect: Retro Helix

  • Fighting Force

  • Fighting Force 2

  • Final Fantasy VIII

  • Final Fantasy IX

  • Final Fantasy V

  • Final Fantasy VI

  • Final Fantasy VII

  • Front Mission 3

  • Gaiaseed

  • Galaxy Fight

  • Gex

  • Gex 3: Deep Under Cover

  • Gex 3D: Enter the Gecko

  • Grandia

  • Gubble

  • Guilty Gear

  • Gunship

  • Hardcore 4X4

  • International Track & Field

  • Jigsaw Madness

  • Judge Dredd

  • Junior League Soccer PS1

  • Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

  • Lilo & Stitch

  • Little Mermaid 2

  • Little Mermaid 2 and Winnie The Pooh bundle

  • Metal Gear Solid

  • Mickey’s Wild Adventure

  • Miracle Quad Racer

  • Miracle Space Race

  • Missile Command

  • Monsters Inc

  • Motorhead

  • N20

  • Namco Heritage bundle

  • Pandemonium

  • Pandemonium 2

  • Parasite Eve 2

  • Peter Pan

  • Pong

  • Pooh’s Party Game

  • Rageball

  • Rainbow Six

  • Rascal Racers

  • Rayman

  • Rayman 2: The Great Escape

  • Reel Fishing

  • Re-loaded

  • Resident Evil 2

  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

  • Resident Evil: Director’s Cut

  • Ridge Racer Type 4

  • Sheep

  • Silent Hill

  • Snowboard Racer

  • Sorcerer’s Maze

  • Spin Jam

  • Sports Superbike

  • Streak

  • Street Fighter 2 Alpha

  • Super Star Dance Club

  • Tarzan

  • Tekken

  • Tekken 2

  • Tomb Raider

  • Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation

  • Tomb Raider Chronicles

  • Tomb Raider 2

  • Tomb Raider 3

  • Toy Story 2

  • Toy Story Racer

  • Toy Story Racer and Toy Story 2: Woody and Buzz bundle

  • Vagrant Story

  • Alundra

  • Urban Chaos

What do you think of the firmware update? Share your thoughts in the comments below.