YouTube is now available on the PS Vita and as a free download on the PS Store. The app was rumoured to be coming to the handheld for a long time, and now it’s finally here with a bunch of specific features to make viewing videos easier on the Vita.
“With the YouTube application on PS Vita, you can watch millions of YouTube videos on PS Vita’s stunning 5” OLED screen. And with 3G, you can watch your favorite content – from comedy to gaming tips to viral videos – while you’re at home or on-the-go,” read the US PS Blog.
“Videos will be viewable in two modes – full screen and small screen. In Full Screen mode, a control panel will be displayed on the screen, which will allow you to easily expand or minimize videos. Additionally, an HD button will appear when playing high definition (up to 720p) videos. Simply tap on the HD button to switch from HD to SD.”
Key features include:
- Recommended Videos: Displays videos recommended from YouTube
- Search: Search for videos by typing a keyword
- Viewing History : Displays the most recent videos you’ve viewed
- Add to Favorites: Displays a list of videos you’ve added to your Favorites list. You must be signed into your account to add a video to your Favorites.