Xperia Play brings PlayStation to the mobile
The Android-powered Xperia Play will be supported by game publishers including EA which at launch will release mobile versions of Need For Speed, Sims 3 and FIFA 10.
Acitivision will be bringing Guitar Hero to the device while Gameloft – Ubisoft’s mobile game development division – will launch portable versions of Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell.
Players will also be able to compete against friends online using the Xperia Play.
The slide out game controls include a digital D-pad, two analogue touch pads, two shoulder buttons and the four famous PlayStation icons – the circle, cross, triangle and square buttons.
On board the Xperia Play is the 1Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor along with an embedded Adreno GPU graphics processor for smooth video whether it’s watching a movie or playing a game.
There is also a 5 megapixel camera plus the latest version of Android – 2.3 otherwise known as Gingerbread – onboard.
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play will be available in Australia between April and June.