Sony's division two software development head Muneki Shimad told Japanese publication Impress Watch that the company is "continuing negotiations" with Adobe and has "not given up".
The same interview also revealed that the PS Vita won't support 1080p at launch, although future updates might bring the higher resolution playback to the console.
Bad news for Mac users, your computers won't recognise the PS Vita as a mass storage device when it lands in February 2012.
While a PC utility will be created before the handheld comes out, Mac users won't be so lucky – but Sony's product division chief Hiromi Wakai promises that a Mac version of the utility is on the horizon "in the not-so-distant future".
Excited about the PS Vita? Here's everything you need to know wrapped up in one handy video – and you can also check out our intial thoughts on the console in our PS Vita review.