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Sony explains why no Vita UMD transfers for US

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2012 2:15pm PST

How come Japanese Vita owners can pay a few dollars to get digital copies of PSP UMD games, but we can't? According to Sony's Shuhei Yoshida, it's down to two main reasons: the PSP is more popular in Japan, and games are cheaper in the US.


"And sony still wonders why the X360 sells better than any sony product in the usa. And Sony ..."

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UMD Passport program launching in Japan

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2011 6:45am PST

Want to bring your old PSP games to the Vita? Sony Japan has announced a solution. The "UMD Passport" program will grant gamers access to the PSN versions of their disc-based games... for a fee.


"Honestly it should be a nominal fee like $1 - $2. Or better yet, they could offer it for free ..."

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