129 Sony PlayStation Games Now Available To Download For European PS Vita Owners

129-sony-playstation-games-now-available-to-download-for-european-ps-vita-ownersThe Vita received a much needed boost to its lacking games library yesterday, with 129 classic Sony PlayStation 1 titles being made available to download onto the handheld via the PlayStation Store. With the likes of Final Fantasy VII, Resident Evil and Tomb Raider all on offer, it's time to show the Vita the wonderful world of retro gaming.

In order to download these re-releases, you'll need to ensure your handheld is updated to version 1.80 – allowing you to then buy the games from the Vita directly or by transferring them from your PlayStation 3 (games you've bought on the home console can be downloaded for free).

The full list of games available to download in Europe is below, but US Vita owners sadly only have nine to choose from at this time (Arc the Lad, Cool Boarders 2, Final Fantasy VII, Hot Shots Golf 2, Jet Moto, Syphon Filter, Tomb Raider, Twisted Metal 2, and Wild Arms).

List of PlayStation 1 titles available on the PS Vita

40 Winks
A Bug's Life
A Bugs Life and Monsters Inc bundle
Abe's Exoddus
Abe's Oddworld Oddysee
All-Star Boxing
Arc Arena: Monster Tournament
Arc the Lad
Arc the Lad II
Arc the Lad III
Arcade Hits: Shienryu
Arcade Hits: Sonic Wings Special
Atari Anniversary Edition
Atlantis and Hercules Bundle
Bishi Bashi Special
Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command
Cho Aniki
Cool Boarders
Cool Boarders 2
Crash Bandicoot
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
Crash Bandicoot 3 Warped
Critical Depth
CTR: Crash Team Racing
Destruction Derby
Dezaemon Plus
Disney's Action Game ft. Hercules
Eagle One: Harrier Attack
Everybody's Golf 2
Fear Effect
Fear Effect: Retro Helix
Fighting Force
Fighting Force 2
Final Fantasy IX
Final Fantasy V
Final Fantasy VI
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VIII
Front Mission 3
Galaxy Fight
Gex 3: Deep Under Cover
Gex 3D: Enter the Gecko
Guilty Gear
Hardcore 4X4
International Track & Field
Jet Rider
Jet Rider 2
Jigsaw Madness
Judge Dredd
Jumping Flash
Junior League Soccer PS1
Kula World
Kurushi Final
Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver
Lilo & Stitch
Little Mermaid 2
Little Mermaid 2 and Winnie The Pooh bundle
Metal Gear Solid
Mickey's Wild Adventure
Miracle Quad Racer
Miracle Space Race
Missile Command
Monsters Inc
Motor Toon Grand Prix 2
Namco Heritage bundle
Pandemonium 2
Parasite Eve 2
Peter Pan
Pooh's Party Game
Rainbow Six
Rally Cross
Rascal Racers
Rayman 2: The Great Escape
Reel Fishing
Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Resident Evil: Director's Cut
Ridge Racer Type 4
Silent Hill
Snowboard Racer
Sorcerer's Maze
Spin Jam
Sports Superbike
Street Fighter 2 Alpha
Super Star Dance Club
Syphon Filter
Syphon Filter 3
Tekken 2
Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider 2
Tomb Raider 3
Tomb Raider Chronicles
Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation
Toy Story 2
Toy Story Racer
Toy Story Racer and Toy Story 2: Woody and Buzz bundle
Twisted Metal
Urban Chaos
Vagrant Story
Wild Arms

Last Updated ( 30 August 2012 )  

Simon Reed

An avid collector of retro handhelds since getting a Game Boy Pocket back in the 90s, perhaps his most embarrassing gaming moment was when he got involved in an eBay bidding war...for a Tiger Game.com game. Also has a interest in sports and likes to write features connecting them with games whenever possible.

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