Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be offering the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in its range of handsets.
The Virgin mobile network will offer the PlayStation-certified handset pre-loaded with six games this month.
The phone will be available for no extra cost on a 24-month £40.85 contract (ouch) bundled with 1,200 minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of mobile data.
It will also be available on a range of other two-year and 18-month contracts.
The handset may not be to everybody's tastes, however, with TechRadar's Sony Ericsson Xperia Play review handing the phone just three stars.
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"The Xperia Play is too pricey for casual gaming, while we'd suggest serious gamers would be better served by picking up a full-on mobile console," suggested the review.