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Yoshida: No UMD Passport program in the west because of pricing, demand

The reason for the PlayStation Vita UMD Passport program's absence in the west boils down to pricing and demand, according to Sony senior VP Shuhei Yoshida. In a recent interview with Wired -- the same one in which he gave a progress report on The Last Guardian -- Yoshida explained that the market...

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Vita 'UMD Passport' won't be offered in US

It will not be possible to get discounted Vita downloads of the disc-based UMD games you bought for PSP in the US. A Sony representative told Kotaku that the "UMD Passport" service will not be available to American Vita owners. Of course, you'll still be able to buy any digitally-distributed PSP...

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Vita's 'UMD Passport' offers less-than-complete set of games in Japan

If you expected the Vita's "UMD Passport" program to be comprehensive, allowing you access to downloads of all your UMD-based PSP games at launch, you weren't paying attention to the last console generation. Sony posted the list of games available at launch in Japan, including 262 games from...

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'UMD Passport' application moves UMD-based PSP games to the Vita (for a price)

Sony realizes that you, Japanese PlayStation Portable owner, want to keep playing your UMD version of Nano Diver when the PlayStation Vita launches on December 17. The Japanese electronics giant last night announced its "UMD Passport" program, wherein PSP owners can download a free application to...

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