Skype app for PS Vita announced

2RSocial   Home   Sign Up
Tuesday 24th of April 2012 03:08:36 PM
Skype app for PS Vita announced
----------------- << PLAY >> -----------------
Super Mario - Hoop Mania - Robo Chess

The PlayStation Vita is extending its reach into video and voice calling with the release of a Skype app for the mobile gaming device.

The free app is expected to be available through the PlayStation store Tuesday in North America and Wednesday in Europe and Asia. It will work for both the Vita's 3G and Wi-Fi only models. The Skype app will use the Vita's front and rear cameras for video calling.

The app will also run in "background mode," so users can pause a game, and then take a call. There is no functionality at this time to continue playing a game while taking a call.

Since it runs in "background mode," Skype will also alert users to calls when the Vita is in sleep mode. No word yet on how it will affect the device's five to six hours of battery time.

On the Skype blog, legendary gamer Fatal1ty (Johnathan Wendel) shows off the features of the new app.

The PS Vita already has voice chat and text chat through its built-in Party application. However, developer Shuhei Yoshida, president of SCE Worldwide Studios, told CNN... Source/Origin >> Read More

More information:
SHARE ( Facebook   Twitter   Digg   My Space   Linked In   StumbleUpon   FriendFeed )       
Leave Your Comment
We don't accept links to pornography, illegal activities such as casino, fraud, pedophilia, malware...

URL is shown

Maximum 500 characters
  Numerical Code
2RSocial Network linking lives, emotions and feelings

  Latest News