Dallas – The Sony Ericsson
PlayStation-certified Xperia Play 4G game phone is coming to the AT&T
network on Sept.18 for $49.99 with two-year service agreement.
The Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)-based
smartphone became available for the first time early this year on the
Verizon Wireless network.
The AT&T version operates on AT&T’s 4G HSPA+ network, while the
Verizon version is 3G.
For AT&T customers, the
device will be preloaded with seven games, including Dungeon Defenders Second
Wave by Trendy Entertainment, Asphalt 6 Adrenaline by Gameloft,
Star Battalion by Gameloft, Madden NFL
11 by Electronic Arts, The Sims 3 by
Electronic Arts, Tower Bloxx: My City by Digital Chocolate, and Crash Bandicoot by SCEA/Naughty
Dog/Universal. Hundreds of additional games optimized for the Xperia Play are
available in the Android Market or directly from their publishers .
Handset features include slide-out
game pad equipped with directional keypad, dual analog touch joystick, two
shoulder buttons, and the four PlayStation symbol keys: circle, X, square and
Other features include 4-inch 480 by 854 screen, stereo speakers, and an accessories package
consisting of the Sony Ericsson
Multimedia Dock DK300 and MC100 music cable. The music cable lets users connect
to external speakers.
Other features include 1GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 5-megapixel rear camera and VGA forward-facing
camera, and video chat over Wi-Fi.