On Monday, Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced that the former has joined the PlayStation Certified license program
Through this partnership, Sony ensures that the PlayStation experience will be delivered to a wider range of users all around the world.
Sony already has its own Xperia devices included in the PlayStation certification program, but the goal is to expand the reach of the program.
is the first handset vendor in the world to have launched a smartphone running under Google’s Android operating system, as well as one of the largest Windows Phone partners for Microsoft, and Sony aims at bringing PlayStation content to its userbase.
"HTC is focused on delivering innovative mobile experiences for people everywhere and SCE's immersive world of gaming will bring compelling entertainment to HTC One customers across the globe," said Kouji Kodera, chief product officer, HTC Corporation.
Sony Computer Entertainment is focused on pushing the world of PlayStation to mobile users through expanding the available content for them and through adding more devices in its PlayStation Certification program.
Thus, the company also announced that the PlayStation Suite will be renamed to PlayStation Mobile, and that it will be positioned as a new platform.
Content for the platform is being delivered by a variety of third-party developers and publishers, Sony notes, adding that there are also a wide range of content developers who agreed to provide software for the PlayStation Suite.
Moreover, PlayStation Mobile benefits from the attractive games
that are being published by Sony themselves (Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios).
SCE is focused on continuing the expansion of PlayStation Certified devices, and it will also try to accelerate this development.
Moreover, the company is committed to continuing its collaboration with content developers so that users benefit from more games and content on PlayStation Mobile, thus ensuring that the platform would be able to offer compelling entertainment experiences.