PS Vita Gets Ability To Skype

  • Pause game while skyping
  • Available on wifi and 3G models
  • Download for free

Skype is now available on PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system expanding Skype video calling capabilities to a mobile gaming device for the first time. P

The Vita will offer video calling capabilities and voice calling on both the wifi and 3G models. PS Vita system users can download the application for free from the "Social" category of the PlayStation Store across PAL territories.        

Skype on PS Vita system runs in “background mode” for users while gaming or using other applications and users have the capability to “pause” a game, conduct a call and then return to their previous activity. 

Additionally, PS Vita system features both front and rear facing cameras, which allows users to switch back and forth between the two during a Skype call.

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