Ico HD playable on Vita with Remote Play update

Shuhei Yoshida teases patch release with screen

Ico will soon be playable on the PS Vita via Remote Play.


Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony's worldwide studios, confirmed the functionality will be introduced through an upcoming patch for Ico HD.

"Sorry to tease you, I was play testing Ico HD Remote Play on PS Vita," he posted on Twitter. "We are almost ready with a patch. Beautiful on OLED. More info soon."

Remastered versions of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus were released last year as a retail discm, with both games on one Blu-Ray disc, and individually on the PlayStation Network.

Yoshida went on to clarify the patch is for the PSN release of Ico.

Reports have suggested Sony intendeds make all PlayStation 3 games playable on PS Vita using Remote Play. The functionality was originally touted at TGS 2011, when Yoshida showed Killzone 3 running on the handheld.