Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that a new PSP (PlayStation Portable) Remaster" title series, PSP titles customized and developed specifically for the PS3 computer entertainment system, will become available as Blu-ray Disc games starting in the Japanese market.
"PSP Remaster" game titles will feature high-definition graphics, operability on the PS3 Wireless Controller (SIXAXIS and DUALSHOCK 3), new add-on content or stereoscopic 3D support. Users will also be able to utilize the same save data from the original PSP game for the "PSP Remaster" version and enjoy the game on the go with the PSP system and continue the game at home on a large TV screen using PS3. Ad-hoc mode gameplay will also be supported through "adhoc party for PlayStation Portable" application on the PS3 system.
For Japan, the first "PSP Remaster" title to be introduced will be "Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver." from Capcom Co., Ltd. The game is the latest installment of the blockbuster "Monster Hunter" franchise, which has alone shipped over 4.5 million units in Japan since its release in December 2010.