Despite of the mourning upon the strike of the massive 8.9 magnitude earthquake and having the closure of six major factories throughout the mother country Japan, Sony somehow managed to come out with a statement mentioned the details upon the Xperia Play's released date on UK!
The Sony Ericsson's marketing director for UK and Ireland, David Hilton stated that the long waiting for the region will be last until this March 31st, packed with six pre-installed games! ( Bruce Lee Dragon Warriors, Tetris, Star Battalion, Crash Bandicoot, FIFA 2010, and the famous The Sim 3)
Also being mentioned is the news regarding more than 50 games will also be available for download via the Sony Playstation's Suite, which will include the classic PSOne titles and current smartphone games built exclusively according to the specification made for the phone.
The director also mentioned the massive commercial planning expected to coming on the following days, "We are currently still in commercial conversation, but I’d be surprised if we didn’t see Xperia Play appear in other channels.", he said. "All the mobile operators and retailers are selling it. It is rare these days to get a product that is sold everywhere, but this is one of those.This will be the biggest marketing campaign we have had in the UK".
The released date of the other regions will be announced sooner. Stay tuned.
Source: OJ.net, engadget