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Playstation Certification Reportedly Coming for HTC Devices
For those who enjoy video games, Playstation making moves in the Android world has been very exciting. Sure, they put their support out for only a very select few phones, but it was a start and something to build on. It was only a matter of time before things got better for the mobile gaming demographic.
Well, the news is only getting better as XDA Senior Member bcarter2000 has dropped a tip off in the forums that HTC could be getting Playstation Certified as early as Mobile World Congress. As if we didn’t have enough to look forward to!
The story, which has appeared on Yahoo! News via Pocket-lint, says:
The official announcement might come as soon as the end of February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, sources claim. If true, the certification will let users play PlayStation One games on HTC devices.
Joy! For many gamers, the only way to get their Playstation fix thus far has been emulators. However, ROMs for those can be buggy, laggy, and saved data seems to be more easily corrupted. Nevertheless, aficionados of gaming have something to look forward to.
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