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MAG and SOCOM: Confrontation shutting down, SOCOM 4 losing online features in January

Come January 28, 2014, the SOCOM series will essentially be over as Sony will be shutting down online functionality for Slant Six’s SOCOM Confrontation and Zipper’s SOCOM 4, both of which were PS3 games and the last of the series to have servers running. Furthermore, Zipper’s MAG, the online FPS that supported 256-player battles, is […]

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SOCOM Confrontation headlines

  • Rumor: SOCOM: Confrontation devs working on new Resident Evil

    A multiplayer-centric Resident Evil, eh? Well, on the bright side, it certainly couldn’t be any worse than last time.

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  • SOCOM: Confrontation getting DLC later this summer

    SOCOM: Confrontation will be getting DLC later this summer, according to the game’s official site. The content is expected to have a new area of operation, game mode, new maps, characters, weapons and attachments. Game music will be updated and a new voice-over selection will be included as well. No word on when exactly to […]

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  • SOCOM.com launches, has features, ticker

    SCEA’s launched SOCOM.com, your home for all things PS3 terror-death, as you can see on the PS Blog. The portal features a rolling ticker relaying live stats on the best SOCOM players, as well as MySOCOM, which contains all your leaderboards, clan updates, and so on. The game launches in Europe next month.

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  • SOCOM officially dated for UK and Europe

    SCEE’s finally put a date on SOCOM: Confrontation for non-US places, as detailed in this Euro PS boards post. “The officially confirmed release dates are 13th March (UK), 18th March (EU) and 19th March (PSN),” said the game’s European producer. We were supposed to get this last month. Better late than never.

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  • SOCOM: Confrontation 1.30 update released

    The official SOCOM sitehas revealed that the 1.30 update has been approved and should have gone live at around 10am this morning. The update fixes over 100 issues and promises that “framerate/lag hitches fixed and many gameplay issues resolved.” So there you have it. By Mike Bowden

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  • SOCOM Confrontation to be available to download from Euro PSN on Feb 5

    According to a Sony Europe PSN release schedule obtained by videogaming247.com, SOCOM Confrontation will be available to download from PlayStation Network on the 5th of February. The much sort after shooter slipped to “early 2009” back in November. No price is forthcoming at this time. We can only assume that a boxed version of the […]

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  • Euro SOCOM PS3 pushed to "early 2009"

    Eurogamer’s reporting that the European version of SOCOM: Confrontation won’t be out until early next year. No reason’s been given for the delay. The game’s out in America already.

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  • US SOCOM beta launches today

    The US PS Blog’s posted that the American beta for SOCOM: Confrontation will go live in America at 5.00pm PST today. You need to be a Qore subscriber to get involved, apparently, and you need to have been so from the first episode of the Future US PSN show. More through the link.

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  • SOCOM devs patch beta, fix servers

    SCEA’s confirmed that a SOCOM: Confrontation patch will be released today to ease pain on the game’s troubled beta. We will be performing server maintenance and rolling out a new patch on September 9th at 5am PDT, 1200 GMT. The SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation game servers will be unavailable during the maintenance. The server […]

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  • SOCOM beta battered by demand, Sony working on load issues

    Speaking in this official blog post, SCEA’s Seth Luisi has apologised to load issues to to high demand for the SOCOM beta, saying everything should be fixed by the end of next week. “Due to overwhelming demand for the SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Public Beta, we are experiencing load related issues,” he said. “These […]

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  • Eurogamer issues 6,000 SOCOM beta keys in 1 hour 17 minutes

    Demand for Eurogamer’s UK SOCOM: Confrontation beta key giveaway was furious today, with the site buckling under pressure but delivering its 6,000 keys in 1 hour 17 minutes. The site’s recovered now, but if you were thinking of hopping on to the beta and weren’t prepared for the F5 madness, tough luck. The beta itself […]

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  • SOCOM public beta starts today

    The US PS Blog‘s published log-in information and general details for those hoping to get onto the SOCOM: Confrontation public beta later today, including conformation that codes will start being released at 10am PST. If you’re European, head over to Eurogamer for a beta key. They’re being given out at 4pm BST today, apparently.

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  • PS3 bluetooth headset dated and priced for the US

    According to this US PS Blog post, the PS3 Bluetooth headset will be released in the US this “fall” with the SOCOM: Confrontation bundle ($59.99) and as a standalone peripheral ($49.99). There’s loads more info through there, should you be American and in the market for a Bluetooth headset for your PS3. Still waiting for […]

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  • EG has 6,000 keys for Euro SOCOM beta

    Eurogamer’s giving away 6,000 keys for the European SOCOM: Confrontation beta, which starts this Friday, September 5. If you’re Australian, you’ll probably be wanting to look at this, innit.

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  • PalGN gives away 1,000 SOCOM beta codes... for Australians

    PalGN’s handing out 1,000 beta codes for SOCOM: Confrontation, but you’re only in with a chance if you’re Australian, unfortunately. But still. If you’re Australian and you’re into tactical shooters, you’re in luck. More through the link.

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  • Euro SOCOM price and date rumoured

    According to this LivePlay3 piece, SOCOM: Confrontation is going to be a three-SKU deal, hitting on October 17. Apparently there’s going to be a PSN version of the tactical shooter for €39, and two Blu-ray packs, one with a Bluetooth headset and one without, for €59 and €39 respectively. We’ll check this with Sony now. […]

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  • New SOCOM images released

    IGN has upped 11 new images of Sony shooter SOCOM: Confrontation. The backdrops reminds us a little of GRAW, which is no bad thing at all, really. Have a look. By Mike Bowden

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  • Pre-order one SOCOM, get three beta keys

    Army of Two? Hah! Try Army of Two Plus One. According to Joystiq, you need only pre-order a single copy of SOCOM: Confrontation from Gamestop to pocket three beta keys. Of course, if you plan to download the game from PSN, a quick (read: year-long) Qore subscription will also yield a beta key – but […]

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  • Still no date for Euro SOCOM

    Eurogamer’s put up a no-show on a European SOCOM date from Sony, with a rep saying, “We have yet to announce a release date and price for SOCOM in the UK.” SCEA confirmed earlier this week that SOCOM Confrontation, the next game in the firm’s popular tactical shooter series, will hit the US on October […]

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