Expand Beyond Gaming With the Sony PlayStation TV Console
After the release of the Sony Vita handheld system, Sony expanded to a home-based console known as the PlayStation TV that acts as a home version of the PS Vita and has a number of features, including an HDMI connection. Along with the large library of Vita titles, classic games are also available for the console as well as standard PlayStation accessories. The first PlayStation TV for sale was released in North America in 2014 and has gone through multiple firmware updates.What classic games are compatible on the PlayStation TV?
A vast list of Vita games are compatible with the versatile PlayStation TV, but Sony has also allowed a variety of retro game access on the device. Notably, the PlayStation TV is compatible with the whole library of available PSP games. The PlayStation Portable system came before the Vita and has a huge library of digital games available. Other classic console games for the PS TV include a library of PlayStation One games like Crash Bandicoot or Metal Gear Solid. PlayStation 3 games were also allowed access for the PlayStation TV, expanding the option for hundreds of different games.Does the DualShock 4 controller work with the PlayStation TV?
Initially, only the DualShock 3 controller had compatibility with the PlayStation TV, but one of the earliest firmware updates gave access to the more advanced DualShock 4 controller to use with the device. The DualShock 4 controller is commonly used with the PS4, allowing gamers to use them with both the console and the Vita TV. When purchasing a used PlayStation TV console, the device may have the firmware updates already installed. If your PlayStation TV on eBay purchase is new, then the device just needs to connect to a Sony account to download all the proper updates.What types of streaming apps are available on PSTV?
Along with gaming, the set-top device acts as a streaming device in a similar way to the Roku or Apple TV. Through an HDMI connection, the PlayStation TV provides clear pictures and high-quality streaming content. A variety of streaming channels are available including Hulu and Sony's Crackle. MLB.Tv offers live baseball games and Crunchyroll includes a large library and anime titles to watch through the device. Through the built-in web browser, you may be able to access additional online video streaming website and platforms.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sony.