Report – Specific Vita games to require memory card for saving

Friday, 21 October 2011 09:25 GMT By Johnny Cullen

According to a Japanese report, some Vita games will require a memory card for saving in-game, regardless of if they’re bought at digital or at retail.

Via a tweet from 8-4’s Mark McDonald, some of the games that will require the feature include Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Ridge Racer and Hot Shots Golf.

Kotaku Japan has listed which launch titles can be saved to Vita’s internal memory and which titles will require a card. The lists are broken down below, and there’s no word on whether the listings are official or not, so we’ll send a mail.

The following games can saved to the internal memory:

  • Asphalt Injection
  • Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3
  • F1 2011
  • Dynasty Warriors Next
  • Shin Kamaitachi no Yoru
  • Dark Quest Alliance
  • Army Corps of Hell
  • Shinobido 2
  • Power Smash 4
  • Blazblue Continuum Shift Extend
  • Michael Jackson
  • Mahjong Fight Club
  • Let’s Try Bass Fishing Fish on Next
  • Lord of Apocalypse

The following titles require a separate card:

  • @field
  • Uncharted
  • Dream Club Zero
  • Disgaea 3 Return
  • Hot Shots Golf 6
  • Monster Raider
  • Ridge Racer

Andriasang reports that Katamari Damacy’s save status “is currently TBA.”

The handheld releases in Japan on December 17.

Thanks, Miladesn.