Sony Xperia S now has access to PlayStation store

Sony Xperia S now has access to PlayStation store
During this year's CES in Las Vegas, many smartphone fans became smitten with the Sony Xperia S. With that unique transparent strip about 10% up from the bottom of the phone, Sony has designed a unique handset that is the manufacturer's flagship model. When the phone was launched overseas, Sony did not have time to complete PlayStation support for the model, so those who purchased the Sony Xperia S up to now have had to live with a placeholder link instead of the real live PlayStation Store. But, as you might have guessed from the tone of this piece, things have now changed.

The PlayStation Store is now available on the Sony Xperia S

The PlayStation Store is now available on the Sony Xperia S

Starting on Tuesday, those who clicked on the app for the PS Store were taken to a web page where the storefront and the PS Pocket app can be downloaded onto the Sony Xperia S. Before you download the two apps, you will need to enable your device to install non-Market apps in Settings > Applications. Go to the app tray on the device and click on "Let's start PS Store" You will then be able to download both apps which will let you buy and play PlayStation games on the unit. Right now there are about a dozen games available although some are just for the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY. For you to be able to access Sony's gaming catalog, you will need to open a need a PlayStation Network or Sony Entertainment Network account.

Sony plans on making all of its 2012 releases PlayStation Certified including the just announced Sony Xperia sola.

source: AndroidCentral

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Xperia S
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 12.1 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1750 mAh(8.50h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Wen Xperia S gonna available in India?? I badly need it..

6. rn9215

Posts: 51; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

i am also waiting for it !!

2. thelegend6657 unregistered

The play is crap from the beginning ! And what set this flagship apart from the cheaper handsets ? Sony is making a big mistake

7. jellytime

Posts: 135; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Why judge a phone you don't own? I think that xperia play is great. I can play all the classic games with the controlls Snes,Nes,Gba,N64 and everything works well so why do you think it's crap?

10. thelegend6657 unregistered

It's nothing special ! The other phones that are cheaper can have the play store too . And the cheaper Sony handsets also rock the same processor ! I just watched the review of the play store from pocket now and it's crap ! Psone games ? You kidding me ? I accept at least psp

3. CM_Punk

Posts: 173; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Meh. Doesn't look interesting. #bestintheworld

4. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011

buying a Phone just for a PS store is totally dumb! there is already some emulators with huge communities, even so I can't imagine for example playing FF7 on my 4.3 screen with no physical buttons! buy PSVita if you need a portable gaming handset! to be honest, only casual games can be playable on a smartphone

8. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Dude...this is not a hardcore gaming handset, stop hating. PS Store is an advantage from any other phone, I can play games like Wipeout or Crash which is real entertaining.

5. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

This logo brings lot of Memories, specially rpgs like ff7, xenoblade, chrono trigger, vagrant stories, tekken 3. Won't forget the good old childish days.

9. squeeb

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Yup. I still bust out my PSX from time to time. Last played Wild 9 on it a few months ago..

11. ahmedmaseed

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 08, 2012

How to download playstore

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