Dec, 04 2012

It’s been awhile since we’ve received a status update from the boys at OUYA but if you’re an early backer (or hoping to be an early adopter), don’t let that worry you. OUYA took to their Kickstarter page today to give us a progress report on the world’s first Android console and it looks like everything is moving along right on schedule. They even uploaded a few pics of their early printed circuit board (PCB) which now has OUYA entering into the Engineering Verification Testing (EVT) phase.

The biggest change comes with the inclusion of Jelly Bean to come preloaded on the mini-console. Initially, when the OUYA was first announced, Ice Cream Sandwich was the latest Android dessert and while we don’t have specifics on the whether they’ll be going with Android 4.1 or 4.2, either one is an improvement.

For developers looking to cash in on OUYA, they’ve also announced that the Software Developer Kits are on their way, and even if you missed out on backing OUYA through Kickstarter, they’ve ordered a few extra units specially for devs who were late to the party. Nice guys.

Guess it’s all downhill from here. Don’t forget, our sister site, GameFans, will be reporting live from the launch event scheduled for March, in which Phandroid will also be on hand bringing you the latest (and giving away some cool stuff too). Anyone still excited about the OUYA?

[via GameFans]


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