RipTen: Before the Playstation Meeting today, Sony was expected to possibly make two large announcements concerning the Playstation Phone and the NGP (PSP2).
Because its an XPERIA PLAY by Sony Erikson... It is not a Playstation device so why would the Playstation team announce anything about it?
Agreed. It's just a phone with a similar button configuration. Nothing to do with PSP2.
Shocking really. Of course SCE weren't going to talk about a Sony Ericcsson product - they didn't want it stealing their thunder!
Didn't know that, thanks.
Oh, please. It IS a playstation device. Did you guys miss the "Playstation Suite" announcement. The Xperia Play is the first device fully supporting the play station buttons for the "Playstation Suite". For devices without those buttons they are emulated on the touch. Sony will have it's dedicated Playstation Store within Android and the Xperia Play will be the first which will be fully supporting this. Those "Playstation Suite" games will be full compatible with the NGP(PSP2).
Hey Ju!! Stop speaking bout my next phone publicly. Its private :D lol Cause i dont take public transport at all, i drive everywhere so i cant see myself buying the PSP 2 or 3DS at this point. But the Xperia Play will replace my iPhone 4 for the buttons Alone. I saw them playing Super Mario 3 with the buttons on Engadget, Its total Win Win situation.
its like the guys above have selective sight or something the Xperia Play IS LINKED TO PLAYSTATION, playstation suite ensures that
If I could get out of my Galaxy Contract (just got it in Oct. +3years) I would get this one. But chances are, the PlaystationSuite will be available there, too. But, well, no buttons.
Yes, it's a Sony phone with Playstation buttons that plays Playstation games - it's totally un-related to the Playstation conference . . . How did I not see your logic sooner!! /sarcasm
Because Sony is sure to put resources into developing games for it, and that will have to be either Sony PlayStation or SOE. One of them being more likely than the other. It's borrowing a lot of PS trademarks as well, and Sony is probably making this phone partially for the gaming community, so it's not really that remote that we see the Xperia Play at say... E3. But it does make sense to keep focus on one new release at a time, so it's not strange that it didn't make an apperance. Perhaps a bit weird though, that it didn't get a mention. EDIT: Oh, sorry. Didn't see that everybody else has got this as well, so there's not really that much need for my comment. I'll leave it just in case :)
The PS phone is the ugly step child. Bring on the PSP2.
because theres no need to mention it. why? because they are using Playstation Suite for it. thats whats going run on the phone when you Play PS games on it. the Experia Play is the flagship device for Playstation Suite. a bunch of other "Playstation Certified" phones will follow.
I am not even sure if those will be actual "Playstation Certified" _phones_. Playstation Suite just needs to be available through the market place. The games within Playstation Suite will be "Playstation Certified". It requires Android 2.3. It is most likely, that is what actually makes Android compatible with (the) "Playstation Suite".
The Sony conference really suck up on me - didn't even think about this.
IT'S A PLAYSTATION CONFERENCE. THE XPERIA PHONE IS FROM THE DIFFERENT DEPARTMENT, ITS NOT PART OF PLAYSTATION. IT'S JUST EMBEDDED WITH PLAYSTATION SUPPORT.
Also, different market. This should - and will - be revealed at a phone specific marketing event.
AKA the mobile world conference which is less then a month away :)
"No Mention of the Playstation Phone" Thank God, because the wheels are about to come off that bandwagon.
the xperia play will be the flagship device for the playstation suite phone manufacturers will probably start making phones equipped with gamepads soon after, im guessing we will see a few at the mobile world conference i no guys like you want this to fail for some illogical reason but there is to much potential now maybe if the xperia play was the only device that could use the playstation suite you would get your irrational wish but its open to so many device that its almost impossible for it to fail
The whole Playstation Phone was actually the PS Suite.
No. cause the Xperia Play(PS Phone) exists and will be announced at the Mobile World Conference in Feb. Dont be so blind :) My next phone.
Til that happen it's all rumors even if Engadget and a Chinese kid have one.
what? multiple sources have had this device in their hands including engadget (a reputable source) and yet you still came to that conclusion somehow?.....
PlaystationSuite runs on all Android devices 2.3 and above, also (!) on the Xperia play. But, of course, this is the closest of all devices to Sony. And the first (and only?) to have buttons. But the Playstation Suite "framework" supports devices without buttons, and as such not just phones but tablets as well. So, this statement still stands. "Playstation Phone" is the "PS Suite", XPeria Play is one (!) device supporting it (PSP2 is another one).
Now i see why you have less bubbles... Have you ever asked yourself why that is? :/
I never really do care about the bubble comment. I leave comments as how I honestly feel about the topic.
It's because their going to announce it at their MWC on Feb. 13th. just wait it's only a week away jeeze.
more like two weeks but your point is still valid
Sony is the man.
no matter, i like it
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