Crunchyroll And Other Apps Available On PlayStation Vita Today

By Ishaan . March 18, 2014 . 2:31pm

A bunch of media apps will be available on the PlayStation Vita starting today, Sony Computer Entertainment America announced this morning. These apps are: Crunchyroll, NHL GameCenter LIVE and Qello. Read more about them here.


Additionally, this Spring, other apps will be added to the device as well, including Gaiam TV, Hulu Plus and Redbox Instant by Verizon.

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  • idrawrobots

    I know this is sort of against policy but I really want Crunchy Roll on the Wii U.

    • Quizler

      The WiiU can control the TV, so I think it would be perfect.

    • Spirit Macardi

      It’ll be getting Neon Alley soon thanks to that service teaming up with Hulu. Doesn’t have simulcasts, but it does have a ton of new and old anime in your choice of dubbed or subtitled version.

  • otakumike

    Just when my free trial is about to expire. >.>

    Well I guess my sis will enjoy the app at least.

    • Wesley Kenneth Houpt Mattingly

      You can share an account. Like Netflix 2 people can watch at once.

  • Why cant you bring Crunchyroll on europe too? :'(

  • British_Otaku

    Waiting for the Wii U and more of Europe, but this is pretty awesome too.
    My subscription would be put to better use if they just made it connect to a few more of us.

  • konsama

    Hmm crunchyroll sounds rally tempting.

  • Son of a Smooosh

    Kinda off-topic, but I would love a twitch-app for the vita. :V

  • tubers

    Maybe Amazon Prime would’ve been cool.. Then again, IDK if Android or iOS even have them.

  • eilegz

    twitch app please..

  • Histirea

    I’m happy with the YouTube and Nico Nico apps, but a Twitch app would be a perfect addition.

  • iamakii

    Crunchyroll not available yet?

  • KuroNathan

    Hmmm.. did they ever add HD mode to CR premium for ps3? I remember that was something CR was saying they’d add

    • Oh, is that why the quality always looked kinda weird whenever I used it? I think it improved since then, but… It looks a hell of a lot better on the PS4.

      • KuroNathan

        last time I checked, Crunchy roll is available only in SD even for premium members on the PS3.

        • That is pretty weird that they would do that. Sure glad I have alternatives.

  • Michael Richardson

    Hulu Plus! Yes! I’d love to see a Comixology app on the Vita as well.

  • Finally. I had actually mentioned that I wanted this to a rep at a con a year or two back!

  • Ric Vazquez

    Heck Yeah :O

  • AkiraScare

    Finally time to c crunchyroll crash on my vita (*_*)

  • Finally! Man, it took THAT long to have these awesome apps? Now I can enjoy Crunchyroll and Hulu Plus ;-D

    • DeathDias71

      My thoughts exactly. My Vita use is going to go up even more now.

  • deadMastershiro

    i need a vita now!

  • Learii

    is it free or is there fee?

    • Wesley Kenneth Houpt Mattingly

      All the apps for Crunchyroll are paid only, but really its cheaper than Netflix. Heck, having Hulu Plus, Crunchyroll, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video is still cheaper than cable and has 1/8 the commercials on Hulu Plus. Crunchyroll premium does not have commercials, streams in 1080p, and has simulcast, I.e. watch your favorite show the day after it airs in Japan for $6.95 a month.

      • THIS. Me, I’m Netflix and Hulu Plus so yes, perfect! But Crunchyroll rocks too. I just need to make enough money to accomodate them all! Well then… Crunchyroll, here I come!

      • Learii

        I rather have Netflix then since I already paid for Netflix since I have my ps3 I hope Netfilx will come to vita too

  • Kornelious

    Finally! now i can watch my anime on the go :)

  • Go2hell66

    Everything needs a twitch app

  • artemisthemp

    Now they just need to make the Crunchyroll app available on EU PSN

  • sakusakusakura_nyo

    I remember Sony announced the Vita was getting a Crackle app but it never happened. Crunchyroll and Hulu are cool though.

    • Harmonic

      The crackle app is available, but there’s not a great selection of shows or movies

      • sakusakusakura_nyo

        Cool, it is on there!

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