3/23/2011 10:44:00 AM
Sony Ericsson scores BackStab exclusive for Xperia Play
Sony Ericsson has announced plans to launch BackStab as the first game for the Xperia Play ahead of the ‘Playstation’ phone’s release next week.
Sony Ericsson head of marketing Steve Walker said: ‘We are delighted that Gameloft has chosen to launch this stunning new title first on Xperia PLAY. BackStab sets a high benchmark graphically and technically for gaming on a smartphone and it is a fantastic addition to the fast growing portfolio of quality releases for Xperia PLAY’
The action/thriller game will be available exclusively on Xperia PLAY devices for one month from Q2 2011 and will include an open 3D environment for free roaming.
Gameloft senior VP of publishing Gonzague de Vallois said: ‘We are truly excited to continue our support of Xperia PLAY with an exclusive release of BackStab, bringing the action adventure experience to a new level.
‘We already have a strong line-up for Xperia PLAY and its capabilities as a fully enabled smartphone with dedicated gaming controls make this device one powerful contender in the gaming space.’
Gameloft will also have 10 games available at launch with two of those titles – Asphalt 6: Adrenaline and Star Battalion – embedded on the device.