Console giant Sony has announced a few new features for the company’s forthcoming handheld console PlayStation Vita.
Sony made the announcement during a press conference, held at the Gamescom 2011 gaming conference in Cologne, Germany, and much to the joy of the fans, it revealed that the amongst many other added features, the Vita console will also be equipped with support for Skype and Foursquare.
According to industry experts, PlayStation Vita is likely to be more powerful than other handheld consoles that are around with a bright and large touchscreen, combined with dual cameras. However, with no demo or screenshots available till now, the user interface of the device still holds a lot of mystery for the fans as well as for critics.
Sony also posted the news on its official blog post stating, “In addition to the social features previously announced, PS Vita users will also be able to download dedicated applications for Facebook, foursquare, Skype, and Twitter." The page also stated that all these apps will be available from the PlayStation Store free of charge for anyone to download.
Skype on the other hand has also made its own official announcement regarding the same.
More news on PlayStation Vita and Gamescom 2011 are available from Sony official page here.