PS Vita Skype app updated, new features and improvements detailed

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The Skype app on PS Vita is a very useful tool since it provides users with a high quality video feed on the handheld’s large OLED screen and essentially turns the PS Vita 3G model into a mobile phone.

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The app was recently updated to version 1.50 via an 11 MB patch. Some of the main features introduced in the new version include the ability to search for contacts, create a Skype account using the PS Vita and purchase Skype Credit via the handheld’s internet browser.

The full list of changes are detailed below:

Skype app 1.50 patch notes

  • Add contacts on Skype

  • Use ‘Favourite’ to organise your contacts

  • Create a profile picture using your PlayStation Vita system’s camera

  • Add Skype Credit and make calls to mobiles and landlines

  • Create a new Skype account from your PS Vita system

  • Performance improvements and minor bug fixes

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