PS Vita Gets 26 more PS one games, more coming soon

By Sameer Mitha | Updated 31 Aug 2012
PS Vita Gets 26 more PS one games, more coming soon

Sony’s handheld gaming console recently received a new software update, v1.80, which brings PSOne classics to the device. The software update also brought with it a slight change in the user interface.


The initial list of PSOne games that came to the PS Vita was small and included the following:

  • Arc the Lad
  • Cool Boarders 2
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Hot Shots Golf 2
  • Jet Moto
  • Syphon Filter
  • Tomb Raider
  • Twisted Metal 2
  • Wild Arms

The official PlayStation website says, “This isn’t the end though, we’re doing our best to get even more PSOne titles on PS Vita as quickly as possible. As a reminder, if you’ve already purchased any of these titles you’ll be able to re-download them directly from your PS Store account or transfer them to your PS Vita from your PS3 at no extra charge.”

The list of 26 new games are:

  • Alundra
  • Arc the Lad II
  • Championship Bass
  • Extreme Pinball
  • Grandia
  • Hi Octane: The Track Fights Back
  • Klonoa: Door to Phantomile
  • Magic Carpet
  • Medal of Honor
  • Medal of Honor Underground
  • Nuclear Strike
  • Oddworld Abe's Exxodus
  • Oddworld Abe's Oddysee
  • Populous-The Beginning
  • R4 Ridge Racer Type 4
  • Rayman 1
  • Rayman2
  • SimCity 2000
  • Soviet Strike
  • Tekken
  • Tekken 2
  • Theme Hospital
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six
  • Tomba!
  • Vanguard Bandits
  • Wing Commander IV

More games will be added to this list in the near future. But PSOne classics are not the only games that are coming to the PSVita. At Gamescom 2012, a bunch of new games were showcased for Sony’s handheld that included the likes on Resistance, Call of Duty, Assassin's Creed and more. You can take a look at the complete list of games here.


If you are considering picking up a PS Vita console, you can read our review of the device here. Since the device is premium priced, you can read our feature: 'PlayStation Vita, enough bang for your buck?'.

Sameer Mitha
Sameer Mitha lives for gaming and technology is his muse. When he isn’t busy playing with gadgets or video games he delves into the world of fantasy novels.

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