PlayStation Sony allows controller hacks

Devs now able to create legit' apps for Move controller

Sony move follows Microsoft's plans for a Kinect SDK.

Sony has just pulled the wrappers off a new development project, PlayStation, with the aim of letting devs create killer official apps for the PS3 and PC using the best-selling motion controller.

Sony says its new project isn’t just limited to games, as it looks to actively embrace those who want to try and use its Move controller for more than just playing virtual sports and shooting bad guys.

On’s official site, Sony said, “ is designed for academic researchers, university instructors, college students, programming hobbyists, and HCI developers. Show us how you can take the PS Move beyond traditional gaming.”

The Big S then lists areas its keen to see Move move into, including music, sports physiology and even education. Its plans follow Microsoft’s recent move to bring onside Kinect hackers with a Kinect for Windows SDK.

PlayStation will be available to download soon, according to Sony. Tell us what you want to see from the tweaked controller over on our Facebook and Twitter pages.


Sony Playstation Move VS Xbox Kinect video

Source: T3 Tech Videos


Link: Official PlayStation Blog