As expected, the PlayStation 4, or more specifically features on PS4's PlayStation Network, will be accessible on phones. After its E3 press briefing last night, Sony tossed out a promotional video, showing off how folks will be able to use their phones to buy content and, yeah, send messages across PlayStation Network.
This is pretty standard functionality in a connected world, but important to note nonetheless:
One thing we've learned by watching all of the press conferences at E3 this year is that game makers and publishers in the AAA space are seriously considering how to incorporate our everyday devices, our phones and tablets, into their games. And support is getting a lot more meaningful than it has been -- with a phone or tablet, you'll be able to command a battlefield, check out game replays, or even exist in a game world while your friends play in the next gen of games. This is incredible, if you think about it. The companion app was always a great idea, but now folks are taking it to the next level, integrating mobiles experiences into games.
Sony might not be taking connectivity between phone and console too seriously, but everyone else around it totally is. You gotta wonder if we'll be hearing more about how we'll be able to interact with the PS4 via a phone or tablet in the future.