It sure looks like somebody didn't want to be left out of the app store party. Sony Ericsson Wednesday announced that it will include applications to its suite of PlayNow arena services, following the likes of Apple, Research In Motion, Nokia, Samsung, and Palm.
The Japanese-Swedish outfit is inviting developers to submit their applications starting July 1. These apps will initially be based on Java and Symbian software, with "additional platforms" (Android perhaps?) expected in the later part of this year.