PlayStation Mobile goes live on Vita and Android

PlayStation Mobile goes live on Vita and Android
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

October 3rd 2012 at 11:05AM

Developer SDK to be released in November for annual fee of $99

PlayStation mobile is now live across PS Vita and selected Android devices.

The cross-platform gaming service currently supports Sony tablets and mobiles such as Xperia smartphones, Sony Tablet S and P and HTC smartphone One S, X and V.

The service, designed to bring PlayStation style gaming to Android devices, is available in countries including the US, Canada, UK, France, Spain, Germany and Australia, with more set to follow.

The launch-lineup includes 21 games, featuring titles such as Vlambeer’s popular shooter Super Crate Box, Crash Labs’s puzzle action game Twist Pilot and Albino Pixel’s puzzler Underline.

Other developers to have signed up to PlayStation Mobile, but are not part of the initial launch line-up, include Bitforge, THQ, Q Entertainment, Marvelous AQL and Team 17.

Users who purchase selected games on the PlayStation Store will be able to play the titles across and PlayStation certified device. Some games are for free whilst the most expensive game on the service currently stands at $7.49.

The Mobile SDK meanwhile will be available in November for an annual fee of $99. The development kit is set to be released in 11 different regions, appearing in a phased manner to Japan, US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

The full launch line-up for PlayStation Mobile is as follows:

Super Crate Box - Vlambeer

Twist Pilot - Crash Lab

Rebel - PomPom Software

Fuel Tiracas – FuturLab

Aqua Kitty – Milk Mine Defender – Tikipod

Underline - Albino Pixel

Samurai Beatdown - Beatnik Games

Beats Slider – FuturLab

Hungary Giraffe - Laughing Jackal

Tractor Trails - Origin8

Word Blocked – Quirkat

Flick Hockey - Spinning Head

Beats Trellis - Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Inc.

Wipe! – SYNC

Nyoqix - Zener Works

Magic Arrows - Hamster Corporation

Everybody’s Arcade - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Numblast - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Loot the Land – Playerthree

Frederic – Resurrection of Music - Forever Entertainment

Incurvio - SYNC