Support for YouTube and Maps Apps on PS Vita is Ending

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This could be the beginning of the end for PlayStation Vita Support, or just a spring cleaning of some applications that weren’t being used by most PS Vita owners anyway. Regardless of the reason, this isn’t a good sign of things to come as Sony ends support of the YouTube and Maps applications.

Check out the links and details below:

The YouTube app info. Links – US, EU :

The YouTube application for PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) will no longer be supported after 20 April 2015, and the application will cease to be available for download from PlayStation®Store on 28 January, 2015.

Users can continue to enjoy YouTube via the “Browser” application, and will be able to access their YouTube data, such as playlists and channels, by signing in to the same Google account via the “Browser” app and on other devices.

The Maps app info. Links – US, EU :

All features of the [Maps] application and some features of the [near] application will be disabled with the PlayStation®Vita system software update planned on March, 2015.

Functionalities of the applications will be removed automatically once users update their PlayStation®Vita.

The disablement of features will not affect gameplay.

So what do you think of this news. Is it good, bad or do you even care? Let us know in the comments below.

Written by Chazz Harrington

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