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May 31 2013
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Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

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I don't understand, it's on the PS3 and the PSP, but it's still not on the Vita yet.

Come on, Sony.

 

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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

May 31, 2013
Sometimes it because of license agreements. Like with Crash Bandicoot, Activision now owns the franchise but the purchase was after the agreements were already in place for it to be purchased and played on the PS3 and PSP. From my understanding Spyro is tied to Universal and not just Insomniac . That's all I can really think of. Not sure if royalties are involved with other people or companies.
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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

May 31, 2013

According to this page, PSOne Classics weren't enabled on the Vita until late last Summer. As you can see by the guide not all PlayStation games have been brought over to the Vita side, where some games like Spyro are listed as incompatible. Whether this will change somewhere down the line is really up in the air.


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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

May 31, 2013

deaofly wrote:
Sometimes it because of license agreements. Like with Crash Bandicoot, Activision now owns the franchise but the purchase was after the agreements were already in place for it to be purchased and played on the PS3 and PSP. From my understanding Spyro is tied to Universal and not just Insomniac . That's all I can really think of. Not sure if royalties are involved with other people or companies.

Activision owns Spyro, as well (Skylanders).

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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

May 31, 2013

Yea it is a shame as the 3 Spyro's and the 3 Crash Bandicoots are some of my favorite games that i'd like to be able to play on the Vita.

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May 31, 2013
I miss spyro loved that game when i was a kid. Did they ever make a game for ps3?
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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

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Can you use the PS3 trick to get it? (Copy from PS3 to Vita using a USB)

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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

Jun 1, 2013

Whaat...? That's weird...

I'm not sure if it's because I'm an Aussie, but I was able to buy all three PS1 Spyros for my Vita from the Playstation Store. Look, see? I have 'em stored in a folder...

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Maybe because of regional reasons, but I managed to legally purchase all three of them for my Vita...

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Re: Why isn't Spyro The Dragon on the Vita yet?

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That PS3 transfer didn't work for me. Neither did Content Manager. JMO but seems to me that all the games should be available world wide where the consoles are sold. I like the classic games myself but feel bad for everyone who loved these games and may have even purchased a Vita with the thought of those games being made available everywhere. Come on Sony, gamers in the U. S. want these games too.

 

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