Rumours that Sony Ericsson was planning to launch a PlayStationPhone have been bubbling for several months, fuelled by a recent interview in which the company confirmed that the idea was “something that we’re looking at”.
Well, it seems the looking may have gone well, because Mobile Entertainment is reporting that Sony Ericsson will unveil a dedicated gaming phone next February at the Mobile World Congress trade show. However, their sources say it WON’T be PSP branded, but WILL include Wii-like motion sensing of some sort.
Given Sony Ericsson’s existing branded mobiles – Walkman (music), Cyber-shot (photography) and Bravia (TV) – it would seem strange if a gaming phone wasn’t PSP or PlayStation branded. Watch this space. What’s that? Oh yes, I know it’s a rubbish piece of Photoshopping, there’s no need to rub it in…
(via Mobile Entertainment)
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