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Sony officially releases the PlayStation Mobile SDK

by Alistair Lowe on 20 November 2012, 09:45

Tags: Sony Computers Entertainment Europe (NYSE:SNE)

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In this modern age of mobile gaming, it has been difficult for traditional console firms such as Sony and Nintendo to find their place in the market. Consoles are beginning to lose their identity and as a more immediate threat, portable sales have been significantly lacking over the past few years, falling under heavy competition from smartphones and tablets.

Despite all this, Sony is trying to move forward and become more flexible and has taken a big step today with the official release of the PlayStation®Mobile SDK and associated developer platform. The PlayStation®Mobile SDK is a software development kit we reported on earlier this year, that offers developers a package of easy-to-use libraries for accessing device interfaces, graphics, physics and sound on any PlayStation certified hardware, including the PS Vita.

Sony PlayStation Mobile SDK

The PlayStation®Mobile Developer Platform and SDK are essentially Apple's iOS developer program or Android's SDK for Sony certified devices; you can sign-up for $99 a year and publish as many titles to the Sony PlayStation Mobile store as you want, whilst the provided libraries make game development on the platform simpler and easier.

If you're interested in joining the Sony Mobile developer program, head on over to: PSM DevPortal.

Current PlayStation Certified devices (+ PlayStation Vita):

 

  • Sony
    • Sony Tablet P
    • Sony Tablet S
    • Xperia Tablet S
  • Sony Mobile Communications
    • Xperia acro HD IS12S
    • Xperia acro HD SO-03D
    • Xperia acro IS11S
    • Xperia acro S LT26w
    • Xperia acro SO-02C
    • Xperia arc SO-01C
    • Xperia AX SO-01E
    • Xperia GX SO-04D
    • Xperia ion LT28at
    • Xperia ion LT28i/LT28h
    • Xperia NX SO-02D
    • Xperia PLAY R800i/R800a/R800at
    • Xperia PLAY R800x
    • Xperia PLAY SO-01D
    • Xperia S LT26i
    • Xperia SL LT26ii
    • Xperia SX SO-05D
    • Xperia T LT30a/LT30p
    • Xperia TL LT30at
    • Xperia TX LT29i
    • Xperia V LT25i
    • Xperia VL SOL21
  • Sharp
    • AQUOS PHONE ZETA SH-09D
    • AQUOS PHONE SERIE ISW16SH
  • HTC
    • One S * Details to be announced later on
    • One V * Details to be announced later on
    • One X * Details to be announced later on 

 



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You said that the ASUS tablets will be part of the PS Certified Devices Sony!!! When!
Consoles are beginning to lose their identity because they are 8 year year old garbage. Make some new ones ffs
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