We knew it was coming, and now it’s finally here: the HTC EVO 4G LTE is now officially PlayStation certified, meaning the latest EVO now has exclusive access to PlayStation mobile games that only a handful of other HTC, Sharp, and Sony devices currently have.

Other devices that were recently certified include the HTC One X+ and the One XL (i.e. the AT&T One X).

However, there’s one caveat – even though the EVO is listed as officially certified, the service doesn’t work on the phone quite yet. That’s because, according to the official list of certified devices, the EVO has to be running Android 4.1 or higher, and as we know, the EVO is currently stuck at Android 4.0.4.

It’s unlikely that Sony’s intent is to encourage everyone to root and flash a Jelly Bean custom ROM, so we should probably take this as further evidence that a Jelly Bean update is indeed right around the corner for the EVO 4G LTE, although we still don’t have the exact time frame yet. Someone at Sony probably just jumped the gun a little early.

In any case, once that update finally does roll around, you’ll be able to get all the PlayStation mobile games you want!

[PlayStation via PhandroidThanks, Terrell and Don!