JAPANESE CONSOLE MAKER Sony has kept its promise and launched its Playstation Mobile Store today, an online gaming marketplace available for smartphones and tablets.
Previously branded as Playstation Suite, the service will appear on Sony Xperia phones and tablets, select Android devices and the Playstation Vita console in nine countries including Japan, the US and UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Australia..
The store will also provide a vehicle for third-party software developers and publishers to offer new content like games for portable devices.
Supported Android powered devices include the Xperia Play, Xperia Arc, Xperia S, Xperia Ion, Xperia Acro, Xperia Acro HD, Sony Tablet S and Sony Tablet P.
The company has also included support for a selection of HTC smartphones that feature a Playstation Certified Android certification, including the HTC One X and the One X+ when it launches, One S and One V.
Android uers need to download the Playstation Mobile for Android app in order to take advantage of the service and choose from a list of 20 paid gaming titles.
Sony also announced that it has added Fujitsu and Sharp as certified vendors, expanding to Fujitsu's Arrows line of smartphones and tablets as well as Sharp's new range of mobile devices. µ