GameSpy has joined Sony Computer Entertainment's tools and middleware license program, and will be making online tools and service available for all Vita developers.
GameSpy Tech allows developers to access online leaderboards, awards for tournament play, cross-platform multiplayer, datatracking, and cloud services. Mortal Kombat will be the first Vita title to utilize GameSpy for online play.
"GameSpy Technology is committed to giving game developers the tools they need to bring their games to multiple platforms with providing players with same high quality online experience," said Drew Curby, Senior Director, Sales & Marketing, GameSpy Technology.
"Mortal Kombat Vita is a perfect example of how we can work with a talented developer to bring their game from one platform to the next."
The tools will be available to developers beginning on April 2012.