Housemarque’s PSP classic Super Stardust Portable has trophies added to PlayStation Plus.
This makes it the first classic PS Plus game to have trophies added after the fact.
The game was originally released in 2007 before there were PlayStation trophies. It was one of the first classics available on PS Plus at launch last year and the first PSP game to be added.
However, specified by Sony at the time that adding trophy support to classic games is “optional for developers” and that games like Ape Escape, Hot Shots Golf, IQ Intelligent Qube and Siphon Filter are listed as games launched with trophies on the service.
Super Stardust Portable didn’t have any trophies at launch, but they’ve now been brought in (thanks press square).
This means that, at least on a technical level, trophies can be added later for other classics on PS Plus.
You can see the full list of Super Stardust Portable trophies at PSN profiles.
It’s not exactly clear why trophies were added to this game at this point. LocoRoco, another PSP game from a first-party studio, still doesn’t have trophy support.
The only other PSP game with trophy support is Pinball Heroes.
After the success of the Super Stardust games, Housemarque became known for its arcade shooters and released a number of games in the genre.
The most recent release was the PlayStation 5 exclusive returnal, coming to PC next month.
https://www.eurogamer.net/super-stardust-portable-first-ps-plus-classic-to-add-trophies-retroactively Super Stardust Portable is the first PS Plus classic to add trophies as an afterthought