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PlayStation Mobile will begin selling games on October 3

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Sony’s initiative to bring PlayStation Certified games to smartphones and tablets will arrive on October 3. On that day, PlayStation Mobile will offer games in the PlayStation Store that are compatible with select Android devices. 

According to Sony, there will be around 30 games available at launch in the United States, Japan, Germany, Canada, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. They will cost between 50 and 850 yen ($0.63 – $11). Pricing for the United States has not been specified.

Sony will also release the PlayStation Mobile Software Development Kit to interested developers in November. For $99 a year, developers will be able to create and sell their games on the PlayStation Mobile platform.

So far, the only hardware manufacturers that have been granted access to PlayStation Certified games are Sony Mobile, HTC, Sharp and Fujitsu.

The following devices have been confirmed to be PlayStation Certified:

  • HTC One X
  • HTC One S
  • HTC One V
  • Xperia arc
  • Xperia PLAY
  • Xperia S
  • Xperia ion
  • Xperia acro S
  • Xperia TX
  • Xperia T
  • Xperia V
  • Xperia SL
  • Sony Tablet S
  • Sony Tablet P
  • Xperia Tablet S

Read [Joystiq]

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