Playstation suite was announced at the same event as the NGP but I didn’t get around to mention it in my original post. This is a new product that will be available to Android smartphones and tablets. It will allow downloading and playing of official playstation games, old and new on non-Sony devices for the first time.
It’s clear that this is the company’s first real attempt at the cheap downloadable mobile games market, as minis have in many peoples eyes been a colossal failure. Despite it being highly unlikely that they’ll give Apple any real competition, I think it’s the right tactic for Sony and their ambitions in mobile gaming to be using.
It’s a but strange that they chose to announce the service at this event, but they held back the announcement of the much talked about Xperia Play (rumoured name) until most likely the world mobile event in Barcelona in February.
The announcement of PS Suite all but guarantees the device is definitely coming and soon, but I suppose they just didn’t want to confuse everyone by showing two new pieces of hardware on the same day.
Hopefully we’ll get more info on the service including how and when it will be made available, the games and hardware soon.