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Sony releases media player for PlayStation 4 on the eve of E3 (update)

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With E3 proper beginning in Los Angeles tomorrow, Sony announced the release of their all new Playstation Media Player. The player will be available for download tonight on the PlayStation 4, and allow playback of a wide variety of music and movie formats.

Finally, users will be able to play their own music in the background while playing games.

From the PlayStation Blog:

MKV


Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)

AVI


Visual: MPEG4 ASP, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)

MP4


Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2
Audio: AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)

MPEG-2 TS


Visual: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level4.2, MPEG2 Visual
Audio: MP2(MPEG2 Audio Layer 2), AAC LC, AC-3(Dolby Digital)
AVCHD: (.m2ts, .mts)

Photo


JPEG (based on DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21)
BMP
PNG

Music


MP3
AAC (M4A)