Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Vita Version To Feature Augmented Reality

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will be released for the PS3 and Vita at the same time. The game will also be part of Sony’s Cross-Buy program where you’ll get the Vita version for free when you buy the PS3 version.

Developers Sanzaru Games have come up with an Augmented Reality feature to create a sort of interaction between both platforms.

Sony has released a new trailer showcasing just that. It’s called AR Treasures, or Augmented Reality Treasures and they can only be seen on the PS3 version when looking through the Vita.

The trailer demonstrates that by first syncing the Vita with the screen, on which the PS3 version is running, and then looking around in the vita shows you hidden treasures, clues bottles and etc.

It’s not something unique as the Wii U already has that feature in a number of games but it’s nice to see it coming from Sony nonetheless.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time will release on February 5, 2013 on the PS3 and PS Vita.