Sony Ericsson has announced that much-awaited gaming Android phone Xperia Play has started launching in countries across the globe starting today. Xperia Play is now on sale in shops in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Hong Kong and Taiwan with further availability in an additional 6 markets over the next 2 weeks.
Company also stated that there will be over 60 games available for the smartphone in the first week of launch. Some of these games include Assassins Creed, Need for Speed and The Sims and few original Playstation titles.
These games are downloadable via the “Xperia Play launcher”, an application that is activated by sliding open the gamepad. Xperia Play launcher recommends games optimized for the phone in Android market.