As a developer I was extremely excited to begin working with the Playstation Suite and have been super happy with the quality of the tools (extending on Mono Develop is a great way to start).
But reading over the FAQ I was saddened to read this
Q: Can I develop free games and applications?
A: Development will be limited to paid (including freemiun) content.
This is very disappointing to me and a major misstep in my eyes on Sony's part. One of the biggest values in buying an iOS device is the amount of free applications I can download. This is an inherent draw that the Vita would benefit from IMMENSELY.
This is something that Microsoft gets railed on for from indie developers, they don't allow free DLC for games even if the developers insist on it.
I understand that Sony doesn't want to pay for the bandwidth of a ton of free games, but I feel they underestimate the value they could be lending to the PSN platform by allowing free titles.
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