Sony is to stop support for Maps, YouTube and elements of Near in the coming PS Vita updates.

All of the features in Maps, and some of the features found in the Near app – like locations or displaying maps – will be disabled and removed completely via a system software update expected in March.

As for the YouTube app, Sony said support will cease from April 20, although the application will be unavailable for download from the PlayStation Store as of January 28.

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