While at BlackBerry World RIM was saying that the BlackBerry PlayBook Android Player would be coming in Late Summer along with the Native SDK. With August being late summer and still no announcement it looks like we may be having a later release for the Android Player. Engadget heard from a reliable source that the Android Player for the PlayBook wont be available in beta form until "Late Fall." With Fall being defined as September through November that could be a few months. That would be kind of sad because the early beta that leaked of the Android Player is actually pretty functional.
This rumor goes against RIM’s official statement about the Android Player leak they made on July 22nd that said:
“An older version of the Android App Player beta software for the BlackBerry PlayBook was inadvertently posted and has since been removed. We recommend that users refrain from downloading and installing this software since it is outdated and non-functional in many respects. The official beta release of the Android App Player for the BlackBerry PlayBook is on track for release later this summer.”
So it could be that the beta release is still on schedule but the official release is set for late fall? Let us know what you think!