PlayStation Mobile: Coming to Tablets, Smartphones and PS Vita
Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Senior Director Jack Buser has announced today that PlayStation Mobile is coming to tablets, smartphones and PS Vita starting on October 3rd, 2012.
To quote: Hello again, PlayStation fans! Today I'm happy to share some big news on the mobile games front that we revealed late Tuesday night at the Tokyo Game Show.
PlayStation Mobile (PSM) is coming to a number of PlayStation-Certified devices and PlayStation Vita on October 3rd!
You might be asking yourself, what is PlayStation Mobile, exactly? Allow me to explain: PlayStation Mobile is a brand new platform for tablets and smartphones that offers PlayStation-like experiences on a number of different mobile devices.
When PlayStation Mobile launches on October 3rd, we will have around 30 titles available from a range of developers, including games from indie devs as well as our own Sony Computer Entertainment World Wide Studios.
PlayStation Mobile game prices will range from around $2 to $20 and be available in a variety of popular genres, including Adventure, Action, Puzzle, Sports, and Simulation.
PlayStation Mobile will also offer an easy-to-navigate storefront to check out and download PlayStation Mobile games, making it easy for you to find what you're looking for quickly. More details to come on where you can start to download PlayStation Mobile games beginning on October 3rd.
We're also happy to announce that we're going to begin offering the official version of the PlayStation Mobile SDK this November, which will offer a more streamlined and efficient content development environment.
With just $99 for the license agreement fee annually, developers from established game companies, small indie teams, and even one-man shops can easily distribute their content through the PlayStation Store on a commercial basis and market their games to millions of gamers with PlayStation-Certified devices and PlayStation Vita.
We're excited to offer PlayStation games on the go with PlayStation Mobile. Definitely check out the launch titles yourself and let us know your favorites. Mark your calendars for October 3rd!
Update: Sony's PlayStation Mobile is now officially live!