PSP Titles that don't do work on Vita

#1 Edited by Djratchet (668 posts) -

EDIT: FFFFF- I know I messed up the title. It was supposed to say don't/do. Sorry, I'm running off no sleep here.

EDIT2: Some other threads have more accurate lists started, showing specific region compatibility, etc. Check ps3trophies annnd NeoGaf for those. I will try to cross check with this GB list once I have the chance. Be sure to say your region if you contribute, because that apparently matters in some cases.

SO, as you may already know, Sony has put out an initial list of PSP titles that are officially supported by the Vita. You may also know that by using a PS3, you can play more games that are not on that list. Googling up info about this subject, I stumbled upon this nifty Gamespot thread where folks are compiling their own lists of what does and does not work. I made my own contribution to the list,so I thought I would share it with fellow GB Vita owners. Maybe We can throw some extra manpower behind this so we get a bigger list!

The list as it is now:

WORKING

Ape Escape On the Loose

Beats (Kinda. You can play the built in songs, but you cannot pull yourown music like on PSP, making it kinda useless.)

Burnout Legends

Capcom Classic Collection Remix

Capcom Classic Collection Reloaded

Castlevania Dracula X Chronicles

Corpse Party

Dissidia Final Fantasy

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy Prologus

Dissidia 012: Duodecim Final Fantasy

Dragon's Lair

Everyday Shooter

Fate/Unlimited codes

Fate/Extra

Final Fantasy Tactics The War of the Lions

Ghostbusters: The Video Game

God of War Chains of Olympus

God Eater Burst

Gran Turismo

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories

Guilty Gear Judgement (not fully tested but it seems to not see that there is a memory card)

Gun: Showdown

Hammerin' Hero

Hot Shots Golf 2: Open Tee 2

Hysteria Project

Jeanne d'Arc

Killzone: Liberation

Little Big Planet

Loco Roco 2

Mercury Meltdown

Metal Gear Solid Digital Graphic Novel

Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops +

Midnight Club LA Remix

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite

Myst

Parappa the Rapper

Persona 1 Portable

Persona 3: Portable

Pinball Hall of Fame

Pinball Heroes

Pursuit Force

Puzzle Quest

Rockband Unplugged Lite

Sega Genesis Collection

Silent Hill Origins

Silent Hill Shattered Memories

Sonic Rivals 2

Star Wars: Battlefront 2

Super Stardust Portable

Tomb Raider Anniversary

Ultimate Ghosts n Goblins

Unbound Saga

Uno

Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code

Valkyria Chronicles II

Wipeout Pulse

Ys I & II Chronicles

NOT WORKING

Angry Birds

Brave Story New Traveler

Def Jam : FFNY

Dragonball Z Shin Budokai: Another Road

DJ Max Fever

Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake

Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom

Hot Shots Tennis: Get a Grip

Hysteria Project 2

The Impossible Game (Grip Games is supposedly working to fix this,it works in EU, but not US)

Jak & Daxter the Lost Frontier

Mecho Wars

Midway Arcade Treasures Extend Play

ModNation Racers

Motorstorm Arctic Edge

Obscure: Aftermath

PAC-MAN Championship Edition

Patapon 3

Phantasy Star Portable 2

PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe

Resistance: Retribution

Sega Rally Revo

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3

Star Wars Battlefront Renegade Squadron

Tetris

Twisted Metal Head On

The Warriors

Wipeout Pure

Ys I & II Chronicles

PENDING (If you have em, confirm if they work or not)

Armored Core Last Raven

Armored Core Silent Line

Capcom Classics

Crimson Room Reserve

Indiana Jones The Staff of Kings

Me & My Katamari

Mortal Kombat Unchained

Star Wars Elite Squadron

Phantasy Star Portable 2

One Last Thing...

I contacted Grip Games when I noticed The Impossible Game wasn't working, and made them aware of the US problem, which they weren't aware of previously. Be sure to contact devs/pubs of games you would like supported! You never know, they just might go out of their way to fix it!+

#2 Posted by BaconAndWaffles (69 posts) -

Thanks for the link to the PS3 workaround. I haven't used it yet, but I have a few games that are not downloadable from the Vita store.

#3 Edited by lord_canti (1503 posts) -

games i own that i have tested and work on vita

  • manhunt 2 (sadly)
  • metal gear solid portable ops
  • metal gear solid portable ops +
  • sonic rivals 2
  • persona 3 portable
  • persona 1

games that dont work 100%

  • guilty gear judgement (not fully tested but it seems to not see that there is a memory card)

i have more games to test will update as i progress

-edit- why is metal gear solid portable ops on the does not work list im literally playing it right now on my vita using the second stick for the camera

#4 Posted by Spoonman671 (4564 posts) -

LocoRoco 2 works.
 
Also, I think there might already be a thread for this.

#5 Edited by shermanatorek (114 posts) -
#6 Posted by Enigma777 (6057 posts) -

@Djratchet: Um... Isn't Might and Magic Clash of Heroes a PSN/DS game? I'm fairly sure that there's no PSP version, unless a port has been announced recently...

#7 Posted by Hector (3356 posts) -

I just want to play Phantasy Star Portable 2.

#8 Posted by Demoskinos (14583 posts) -

Someone needs to confirm if Work Time Fun works I mean... thats the whole reason the PSP existed right? RIGHT?

#9 Posted by Djratchet (668 posts) -

@Enigma777: I just copied and pasted a vast majority of this list. Not sure what that is about. I'll remove it.

@Spoonman671: if there is, please link! As far as I know, most people only have the Sony-approved list to go by.

@shermanatorek: That's disappointing. Will add to broken list.

@lord_canti: thanks for the input, I'll throw in your entries and correction.

Also, I am removing any PS+ minis from the broken list, because they might actually work if you paid for them.

#10 Posted by Djratchet (668 posts) -

@Hector: Added to the Pending list.

#11 Posted by Shakezula84 (443 posts) -
@Djratchet This list is really helpful. I don't have 24/7 access to good internet and knowing what games I can download onto my PS3 (which I have to bring to my mothers home to get online) and not waste my time is great.

And thank you to everyone contributing. If this was last year id be able to contribute.
#12 Posted by Djratchet (668 posts) -

@Shakezula84 said:

@Djratchet This list is really helpful. I don't have 24/7 access to good internet and knowing what games I can download onto my PS3 (which I have to bring to my mothers home to get online) and not waste my time is great. And thank you to everyone contributing. If this was last year id be able to contribute.

It helps me as much as it helps you :) Glad you like it!

#13 Posted by RainDog505 (100 posts) -

Not sure if they have been mention yet...both Ultimate Ghosts and Goblins and WTF (Work Time Fun) are fully functional on the Vita

#14 Posted by tCobra (17 posts) -

@lord_canti said:

games i own that i have tested and work on vita

  • manhunt 2 (sadly)
  • metal gear solid portable ops
  • metal gear solid portable ops +
  • sonic rivals 2
  • persona 3 portable
  • persona 1

games that dont work 100%

  • guilty gear judgement (not fully tested but it seems to not see that there is a memory card)

i have more games to test will update as i progress

-edit- why is metal gear solid portable ops on the does not work list im literally playing it right now on my vita using the second stick for the camera

I can't get my Vita to see the Metal Gear Portable Ops games. I even tried downloading them again. Weird that it worked for you but not for me. I was looking forward to using that second stick for camera.

Online
#15 Posted by Djratchet (668 posts) -

Posted links for Neogaf's and ps3trophies' respective lists in the OP.

#16 Posted by tread311 (354 posts) -

Cladun: this is an RPG! definitely works. I've spent more time playing that than anything else on my Vita.

#17 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2485 posts) -

You can add Star Wars Battlefront II to the list of games that work. It's pretty awesome on the Vita, too with the right analog stick remapping.

#18 Edited by CountYourBlessings (166 posts) -

Just bought Breath of Fire III and right on boot it tells me I have insufficient space on memory stick duo. The game actually works but there is no way saving your progress :'(

Update: Just sent an E-mail to see if they can release a patch or anything to be able to fix it.

'@Djratchet said:

One Last Thing...

I contacted Grip Games when I noticed The Impossible Game wasn't working, and made them aware of the US problem, which they weren't aware of previously. Be sure to contact devs/pubs of games you would like supported! You never know, they just might go out of their way to fix it!+

#19 Edited by tarfu2 (2 posts) -

I think some games like Metal Gear Portable ops must work in some regions but not others. I know Killzone is this way, works US but not EU. May be worth noting what region you are in if you post a working/not working game.

Anyway, I have created a US based list of all the games currently on the PSN PS3 store and indicated if they are available via the vita store, via PS3 Transfer and working or not working.

Here are links to the files in a few different formats:

Plain Text ---http://www.mediafire.com/?0dofe37hu8mf2p7

Spreadsheet --- http://www.mediafire.com/?i43b1add3qy543u

PasteBin -- http://pastebin.com/HCzr08Gv

#20 Posted by MysteriousBob (6272 posts) -

I just hope Darkstalkers The Chaos Tower and Street Fighter Alpha 3 MAX work.

#21 Posted by Ono_Sendai (79 posts) -

Wait, can you confirm that Gran Turismo works? Because it wasn't on the official list that Playstation published.

#22 Posted by AsherV20 (65 posts) -

The Red Star does not work. Vita doesn't see it when trying to transfer downloaded games from my PS3 to Vita.

#23 Posted by tarfu2 (2 posts) -

@Hay_Wire:YES Gran Turismo works via ps3 transfer.

#24 Edited by EthanielRain (778 posts) -
#25 Posted by aseddon130 (63 posts) -

1) i need a PS3 to get Burnout Legends

2) SSX On Tour needs to be on the compatibility list

that is all.

#26 Posted by rRevenge (44 posts) -

Y's 1&2 will not work if u buy it now. They changed the PSN ID for it at some point an only people who bought it when it came out will it work for sadly.

#27 Posted by TwelveFootFour (154 posts) -

Mortal Kombat Unchained works. I'm playin it now.

#28 Posted by cosi83 (392 posts) -

So Jeanne d'Arc works fine? My PS3 is back in England so if i visit my friends flat in Shanghai, I can log into my account, buy the game and it should transfer wirelessly? If so, that is great! I really want to play this game

#29 Posted by GooieGreen (453 posts) -

@cosi83: If you see it on your region's store, then you can download it. I believe that is the case.

#30 Edited by Deranged (1837 posts) -

Aww, I can't see Renegade Squadron anywhere :( Really wanted to pick that up! Guess I'll settle with God of War: Chains of Olympus and Ghosts of Sparta.

Does anyone know if they're planning to release the God of War trilogy or inFamous games on Vita? I would ADORE that.

#31 Edited by Nintendude (283 posts) -

(Since the last poster resurrected the topic.)

Damn it! Some help needed if someone has contacted Sony about this kind of stuff before.

EDIT:

The developers of the original PS3 game listed here on GB are:

Darkstar

Titan Studios

SCE Studio Santa Monica

#32 Posted by Mest30 (24 posts) -

Sorry for the bump. Just got a vita and am trying to play vC2 using the transfer button. Numerous websites say it works but I can't get it to. Any suggestions?

#33 Posted by mosespippy (4050 posts) -

@mest30: What about using Sony's PC client for PSP games? I think it was called Media Go. You should be able to download the game and transfer it using that.

#34 Posted by Mest30 (24 posts) -

I guess I should be more specific. I got the game to transfer from the ps3 to my vita. But when trying to install it on the vita it says it is not compatible which contradicts many websites that say its possible, including gafs list.

#35 Edited by hollitz (1437 posts) -
#36 Posted by Mest30 (24 posts) -

@hollitz: Thanks. Valkyria Chronicles 2 is on the list but I can't get it to work. Anyone have a step by step list of what to do? Maybe I skipped something.

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