As the days go by it’s becoming more and more clear that Sony may be attempting to keep what has been unofficially dubbed the “PSPhone” and the Playstation brand, in general, two very distinct products that are related to each other only in parent company.
Tuesday we discussed the possibility of the device being named the XPERIA Play, which was quite the change of direction by itself.
And now, a shot caller over at at Sony Computer Entertainment, gaming chief Kazuo Hirai had this to say about the rumored Android device:
We don’t want gamers to be asking, what’s the difference between that and a PSP, we have to come up with a message that users will understand. It would have to be a product that keeps the PlayStation’s strengths intact.
It’s a serious noodle scratcher and adds a lot of doubt into a pool of information that was small to begin with. At this point the only safe thing we can say about this device is the device exists, it’s powered by Android and it looks like a next-gen PSP Go but probably isn’t.