Sony admits difficulties getting third-parties on PS Vita
posted on 08.09.12 at 03:37 PM EDT by (@salromano)
"We will continue to talk to development communities."

Sony Computer Entertianment Worldwide Studio president Shuhei Yoshida has admitted difficulties in recruiting third-party publishers to create games for PlayStation Vita.

“We’re having a more difficult time than we had anticipated in terms of getting support from third-party publishers, but that’s our job,” Yoshida told the latest issue of PlayStation: The Official Magazine.

“We will continue to talk to development communities and publishing partners and tell them why Vita can provide a great experience for the IPs they have and I hope the Assassin’s Creed game will prove that.”

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation is one of Sony’s few major third-party PlayStation Vita exclusives, next to Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified and Atlus’ more niche (but major to us!) Persona 4 Golden. There are a few other major titles down the line, including Irrational’s untitled BioShock project and Square Enix’s Final Fantasy X HD, but their current lack of development do not make them a viable system selling point.

Hopefully, Yoshida will succeed in his effort to gain more third-party support.

Thanks, The Silent Chief (via Gamasutra).

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