Trailer shows off PS Vita's social features

Cross platform play, chat functionality and more

Sony has released a new trailer showing off the social features of upcoming portable PlayStation Vita.

These include the ability to keep up to date with friends via alerts, voice or text chat, online play across PS Vita and PS3, and the 'Near' application, which lets you see what your friends and others in the local area are playing.

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SCE Europe CEO Andrew House has told us the £229 and £279 PlayStation Vita price points - for the Wi-Fi and 3G versions respectively - are "pretty much where I would have predicted" them to be.