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 XPERIA PLAY NEWS

PlayStation Mobile goes live on Vita and selected Android devices

Grab Super Crate Box, Aqua Kitty, and 18 more games

Product: PlayStation Mobile | Developer: Sony Europe | Manufacturer: Sony Europe
 
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PlayStation Mobile - Sony's curated game shop for PS Vita and a handful of Android devices - is now live.

Grab the app, or enter the PlayStation Store, and you'll be able to download games like Super Crate Box, Aqua Kitty, and Loot the Land. Prices start at 40p, and go up to £5.89 at launch. There's one freemium game, too: Everybody's Arcade.

Compatible devices

PlayStation Mobile games only run on PlayStation Certified devices. More PlayStation Certified devices will be available soon (Fujitsu and Sharp pledged support for the certification at Tokyo Game Show, for example), but right now the following 12 devices are compatible with PlayStation Mobile:

PS Vita
Xperia acro
Xperia acro HD
Xperia ion
Xperia S
Xperia arc
Xperia Play
Sony Tablet S
Sony Tablet P
HTC One S
HTC One X
HTC One V

PlayStation Mobile games can take advantage of the physical buttons on devices like the Xperia Play or PS Vita, but they also have touchscreen controls for the Android phones and tablets without joysticks and buttons.

How to play

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PS Vita owners get it easy. Simply enter the PlayStation Store and you'll find a new tab for Mobile games.

On Android, the PlayStation Mobile app is available as an update to the PlayStation Store app. If you don't have that yet, download it here - note that you'll need to enter your device's settings and check the box that allows you to install apps from outside Google Play.

You'll log into the Android app with your Sony Entertainment Network account, which means you can play your games across both Vita and Android. Just open the 'Download List' to get the games you bought on another device.

(Note: you can only re-download your games on up to three different devices)

ps-mobile-storexperia

The launch line-up

As of today, 20 PlayStation Mobile games are available. They are a mixture of fresh games, iOS ports, PlayStation minis, and apps that are also available on Google Play.
  • Wipe! - £1.19 / $1.49
  • Nyoqix - £4.49 / $5.49
  • Rebel - £1.59 / $1.99
  • Hungry Giraffe - £2.39 / $2.99
  • Super Crate Box - £2.79 / $3.49
  • Aqua Kitty - Milk Mine Defender - £2.79 / $3.49
  • Fuel Tiracas - 40p / 49c
  • Everybody's Arcade - Free
  • Twist Pilot - £2.79 / $3.49
  • Frederic - Resurrection of Music - £3.19 / $3.99
  • Samurai Beatdown - 79p / 99c
  • Loot The Land - £3.19 / $3.99
  • Magic Arrows - £3.99 / $4.99
  • Underline - £2.19 / $2.79
  • Numblast - £2.39 / $2.99
  • Word Blocked - £1.59 / $1.99
  • Tractor Trails - £2.59 / $3.29
  • Beats Slider - 65p / 79c
  • incurvio - £5.59 / $7.49
  • Flick Hockey - £1.79 / $2.99
Stick around - we'll have impressions of the games up on the site soon.
 

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Mark Brown 3 October 2012
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Elronza Williams | 03:09 - 4 October 2012
Nice addition! Good post Mark.
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Zephram | 00:57 - 4 October 2012
Fermany huh? Is that anywhere near Germany?
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Glenn Howlingwolf | 13:17 - 3 October 2012
Downloaded it onto my HTC one x and when you try to open it all I get is an error message
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MrKrause | 13:11 - 3 October 2012
Expensive Games : I would never pay that much without demos. So far; I am glad to have this on my phone but; Sony needs to Bring The Content.
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Mark Brown | 12:54 - 3 October 2012
nunolinik - Just Japan, the US, Canada, UK, France, Fermany, Italy, Spain and Australia at the moment, i'm afraid. More soon, Sony says.

s4ndm4n87 - Nope, no trophies.

Jeffro Bodine - Are you being sarcastic? :P
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Jeffro Bodine | 12:20 - 3 October 2012
Game loft was on the PS Mobile developer list. BRING ON THEIR GOOD GAMES!
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nunolinik | 12:19 - 3 October 2012
This doesn
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s4ndm4n87 | 11:20 - 3 October 2012
Hi. Do the game have trophies?
Thanks
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JaguarWong | 10:19 - 3 October 2012
Thanks Mark!
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Mark Brown | 09:41 - 3 October 2012
Worked on ours - but we did have a few teething problems. If it persists, delete the app and download it again.
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