Hajime Tabata, director of Final Fantasy Type-0, has given reasons as to why the HD remaster of the PSP game isn't coming to PS Vita.

"I wanted everyone to be able to play the game on a large high-definition screen," Tabata said. "Honestly, my eyesight's getting worse, so it's getting difficult to see things on a smaller screen."

Tabata gave this reasoning in response to a question that he was asked during an AMA (ask me anything) on Reddit over the weekend.

He was also asked to explain why it is that the Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD collection came to Vita, while Type-0 isn't.

"The reason is that the X/X-2 HD Remaster was developed on a PS3/Xbox 360 environment, while Type-0 HD was developed on a PS4/Xbox One environment," Tabata said.

"So there is a great difference in the technical specs and it would not be easy to export the data to the Vita."

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Final Fantasy Type-0 was only released for the PSP in Japan back in 2011. As such, there has been plenty of demand for the game from western fans ever since.

So much demand, in fact, that some fans made their own English translation for the game.

But, just before this translation was released in August 2014, Square Enix hit it with a cease & desist order, so it was never released.

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD will be released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in March 2015.