Posted by Mike on June 30, 2009

Sony is Expanding their “Official Licensing Program”

dualshock3Today Sony Computer Entertainment released a press release about their plans to expand the Official Licensing Program for PlayStation peripherals and accessories for the PSP, PS2, and PS3 now called the “Official Peripheral & Accessory Licensing Program”.

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Now 3rd party companies can make Sony like products with the added Official Licensed Playstation Logo, certifying it is just as good as Sony’s 1st party accessories.

Press Release:

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced the expansion of the “Official License Program” to peripheral manufacturers in Japan, Asia, North America and Europe/ PAL territories to further enhance the PlayStation peripheral and accessory line-ups and offer richer entertainment experience on the PlayStation platform.

By entering into a license agreement with SCE through this program, peripheral and accessory manufacturers will gain access to technical documentations necessary for designing and creating variety of licensed products for PlayStation platforms including PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. Furthermore, SCE will provide “Official Licensed Product logo” to be used on product packages, proving that the peripherals and accessories have been designed for each respective PlayStation platform, qualifying SCE standards and requirements. Further details on the “Official License Program” are available on the official site (http://www.scei.co.jp/olp/index_e.html).

Through this program, SCE, with the help of third party companies, will continue to further expand the PSP (PlayStation Portable) including the newly announced PSPgo to become available this autumn, PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation 2 platforms and create a new world of computer entertainment that is only possible on PlayStation.

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One Response to “Sony is Expanding their “Official Licensing Program””

  1. Tim says:

    This can only be a good thing for PS3 owners. Does this mean we get a PS3 fit?

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