Earlier this past year it was revealed that Sony was coming out with a nifty update for LittleBigPlanet 2 that would turn your PSVita into a controller for the game.
This news came out long before the reveal, and release of the new Nintendo Wii U, but in a sense its the exact same thing. You link up your PSVita, and its your controller for the game.
Sony has now revealed via their official Blog that the update that fans have been waiting for is going to now be live starting today on the PSN for $4.99.
Here is their official press release:
“December sees yet another awesome addition to LittleBigPlanet 2 — the Cross-Controller Pack — making LittleBigPlanet 2 the first game to support this exciting new feature!
But what is Cross-Controller? Well, Cross-Controller lets you to use PS Vita as a controller for PlayStation 3, allowing the use of PS Vita-only features, like front and rear touch, in PlayStation 3 games. More importantly, it provides a whole second screen where action can take place! This allows for an unimaginable number of new ways to play, some of which you’ll experience with the LittleBigPlanet 2 Cross-Controller Pack!
In the LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack, Sackboy joins up with a group of lovable Space Pirates as they race to find a valuable treasure long thought lost to the Cosmos. On their adventure they’ll encounter new obstacles that can only be overcome with the help of PS Vita’s unique features.
As well as a new adventure for Sackboy to take part in, players can get their hands on a suite of new tools that let them create Cross-Controller levels for the community to play.”
The LittleBigPlanet 2: Cross-Controller Pack will be available starting today through a PSN download for $4.99.