How To Play The PS1 Games Sony Doesn’t Want You To Play On Your Vita

So the official list of Vita-supported PS1 Classics is pretty barren. Shame on Sony. Fortunately, some savvy gamers have found a workaround: just use your PlayStation 3.

The above video shows you how to get games like Final Fantasy IX and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night running on your Vita by transferring them from your PS3. NeoGAF has a full list of games they’ve tested:

2 Xtreme


Arc the Lad

Arc the Lad II

Arcade Hits: Shienryu

Arcade Hits: Sonic Wings Special


Breath of Fire IV

Castlevania Chronicles

Castlevania: SotN

Cho Aniki

Cool Boarders

Coolboarders 2

Coolboarders 3

Cool Boarders 2

Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness

Destruction Derby

Dino Crisis

Dino Crisis 2

Final Fantasy Origins

Final Fantasy IV

Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy IX

Front Mission 3


Gex 3


Hot Shots Golf 2

International Track and Field

Jet Moto

Jet Moto 2

Jumping Flash!

Jumping Flash! 2

The King of Fighters ’99


Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

Legend of Dragoon


Mega Man

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 3

Mega Man 4

Metal Gear Solid

Money Idol Exchanger


Parasite Eve

Parasite Eve 2

Rally Cross

Rapid Angel


Rayman 2: The Great Escape

Resident Evil: DC

Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis

Ridge Racer 4

Saiyuki: Journey West

Silent Hill

Street Fighter Alpha 1

Street Fighter Alpha 3


Syphon Filter

Syphon Filter 2

Syphon Filter 3

Tekken 2

Threads of Fate

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider 2

Tomb Raider 3

Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation

Toy Story 2

Toy Story Racer

Twisted Metal 2

Unjammer Lammy

Vagrant Story


Wild Arms

Wild Arms 2



Time to get your Suikoden on!

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