Sony’s wireless keypad was suppose to be be released towards the end of November, well, gamespot.com is reporting that Sony will miss this window and actually come out during the first week of December.
at the BMO Capital Markets Interactive Entertainment Conference today, Sony’s vice president of sales, Ian Jackson, confirmed that the keypad will surface sometime in December. When contacted by GameSpot, Sony confirmed that the keypad will now begin arriving on retailers’ shelves during the first week of next month.
When it arrives, the rechargeable wireless PS3 keypad will snap onto either the Sixaxis or DualShock 3 controller, and features a touch pad mode for mouse input. Among other uses, the keypad will play a role in Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation Home service, where gamers can use the device to text-message friends.