Sony, the consumer electronics giant, has announced that it will be releasing an official PlayStation app for the iPhone and Android operating systems. For the iPhone, the app will be compatible with iOS 4 and above only and offer the following features:
- Check out your PlayStation Network trophies and keep up to date with your friends’ games and online status.
- Discover all the latest games, news and hardware for your PlayStation 3, PSP and PlayStation 2.
- Read all the announcements on the European PlayStation.Blog.
- Share your favourite products or news with your friends on Facebook, Twitter or via e-mail.
The app will be free and in its first iteration it will only be available in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and The Netherlands. Sony has not indicated when the app will be available in the U.S.