Until such time...
...as it's decided to be a security risk and canned, with no refunds and no apology, if Sony's usual tactics are to continue.
Sony has launched an indie-focused portal for developers that includes access to the now-out-of-beta PlayStation Mobile software development kit. The PlayStation Mobile SDK has been available in beta form for quite some time, but Sony has now officially given it the green light and slapped on a $99 (£62) annual usage fee. …
Perhaps Sony are learning that instead of crippling the development scene they can cash in on it and gain popularity from it. It may be wishful thinking but given how they are involved with the Android development scene it may be a sign of seeing it as an opportunity and not something to kill off.
If Sony were smart they could carve themselves a nice slice of Android gaming by throwing out a PSN SDK for Android which enable games with trophies, single sign on, messaging and other features. And it needs to be free. Sony can still monetize such as by sticking ads on some of the screens, providing ways for games to contain ad billboards and so on.
After arrogantly bragging about how high the barrier of entry for their consoles was for developers to keep the riff raft out they have sure changed their tune. I guess when you are shifting barely more units of the Velveeta than the now obsolete PSP you have to do something.
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