Not only that, but in the case of most such games, their saved games actually transfer back and forth between devices, allowing players to pick up from the moment they left off.) covering any Play Station Vita software title that can interact with a Play Station 3 software title.Different software titles use Cross-Play in different ways. Capcom 3 is a title supporting the Cross-Play feature, and the PS3 version of the game can be controlled using the PS Vita system.Furthermore, the Play Station 3 provides printing support.It can for example print images and web pages when a supported printer is connected via a USB cable or a local network.
Similar to many other consoles, the Play Station 3 is capable of photo, audio, and video playback in a variety of formats.
This is similar to the later Play Station 4 console which also has two APIs, the low level GNM and the higher level GNMX.
Unlike the Software Development Kit (SDK) for mobile apps, Sony's Play Station 3 SDK is only available to registered game development companies and contains software tools and an integrated hardware component.
The basic features offered by XMB implementations varies based on device and software version.
Apart from those appearing in the PSP console such as category icons for Photos, Music and Games, the PS3 added Users, TV and Friends to the XMB. In-game XMB features were added to the PS3 properly with firmware version 2.41 after causing early implementation problems.