It's official. SOCOM Confrontation release date has been moved to October 14, 2008.
Bummer. I was looking forward to cramming this in before LBP. Now they come out around the same time. Ah well...according to the hands-on previews lately, there were some bugs that needed to be ironed out and apparently they were true. I just hope the beta isn't delayed or canceled.
Sony are putting all their eggs in a very 'fall 2008' shaped basket.
well yea thats because they only have a few eggs this year. They want to give the illusion of there being alot of games released .
The delay is for the best... "Our top priority is delivering the best SOCOM online experience possible. Tough decisions had to be made and we've decided to push back the release date to October 14th, 2008. We just had to face the facts and do what is best for the title. Rather than sacrifice features, quality and stability, we had to do the right thing and re-adjust our schedule."
LBP will see me through. Shame though.
no biggie...the delay is not that serious although there will be people that will spin it into something else entirely...looking forward to playing this game though...this fall i shall be broke once again
LBP and SOCOM for October :3
and motorstorm too loll hmmm i think there will be another game delayed (motorstorm or lbp)?
Motorstorm 2 won't hit til December
This bothers me mostly because there is now like 5 games that I want in October. I don't think I'll have $300 to spend on games that month. Especially considering November is also full of games.
yeah it doesnt matter a month doesnt hurt im just going play fifa 09 till that comes out freaking sweeeeet
Unless you're part of the beta...
I guess you're right.. but I'm kinda getting nervous cause I don't even know if 1 month is enough :(
Since they're delaying the game even before the beta so I'm guessing this is something more profound than gameplay tweaks. A summer month like August or late July would've been an ideal time to release Socom, September would've been ok but October is really pushing it. By that time we're getting into the 4th quarter and thats when the big boys come out to play. Being a PSN online only game, Socom can't run with the big boys.
its one of the best online games ever. it actually takes skill to kill someone in this game.
Are you kidding me?! SOCOM is a Grand Puba when it comes to Exclusive PS library. For you to say such a thing obivously means you have no clue what SOCOM's about. Look don't listen or believe these trolls talking about "SOCOM graphis iz teh crapz!" SOCOM is a system seller. There are loads of PS2 gamers that use it primarily to play this game and the second this SOCOM:con said to feel like SOCOM II, they'll be out getting a PS3 like there's no tomorrow. X-roads in 1080p? This is the purest form of SOCRACk availible and millions of SOCOM vets have been lickin their chops for this one for years. SOCOM isn't some big boi, it's a Grand Daddy so it's best newage gamers ask somebody. Oh, newage gamers that think CoD4 is the end all and be all - DO NOT PLAY SOCOM;con! You will have SOCOM vets make you cry for your Mummy. There's a reason why SOCOM vets always pwn gamers on CoD4. CoD4 is a shooter on training wheels. If you want to seee how the Big Daddies do their thing then check out SOCOM.. if you dare.
I was actually going to buy a PS3 this month. I guess I can wait until September.
yeah dude, SOCOM is a pretty big deal on the PlayStation brand.
I'll put my Counterstrike team against the Socom chumps any day.
Socom is the reason I got a PS3 and I dont know a single SOcom vet that would choose LBP over Socom. Too bad though. I need this game so bad.
i will buy them both... because i neeeeed to.
Me too, ill buy both of them
I agree with you guys, but I am not sure if LBP is for me. I love making worlds though so we shall see.
I'm with the op. I don't care how much hype its getting, at this point I couldn't care less about lbp. I want some socom.
Looks like ill be buying Socom and saints row 2 OCT 14.
october is going to be brutal for me to choose which games to get, that's for sure.
There's alot of games coming out in October. I was never interested in Soccom (not my type of game) but just hearing it getting pushed back made me realize there's a bunch of games coming out october. People's pockets are going to be either empty or having alot to put on their christmas list.
no biggie I'm in for the beta anyways , plenty of good games this year . LBP , gears of war 2 . Resitstance 2 . Motorstorm 2 . Home I'll be busy this holiday yet agian
I know many many people that have been waiting for this game to come out to buy a ps3. watch a spike in sales for the ps3 around socom's release date.
It is, not as big is MGS4, but there are thousands of Socom players waiting for this.
Thousands? Try millions. Not one single SOCOM game has sold less than 2million units with S1&2 collectively selling in the 7 million range. No my friend, Millions. All these gamers that only started serious gaming in 2005 after they were now allowed to play adult game and after getting their first pubic hair think CoD4 is the mecca of online shooters simply have no clue.
Oh well, at least they are taking their time on making the game a better experience for gamers. I am difinitely going to purchase this no matter what.
*face palm* jesus it's an online only game and they've delayed it twice already. I'm buying bioshock AND little big planet that month too.
Forget Bioshock. Get Socom and LBP. COnsidering bioshock was already out a year ago on the other console it has lost all its appeal to me.
Screw SOCOM, give me G.R.A.W.3
ew. Please dont refer to GRAW in a Socom story again. Its sickening.
... WHA..?! *shakes head and walks away*
that i think GRAW is better than SOCOM. i'm not saying SOCOM isnt good. It is, I would just rather have GRAW any day of the week. Sorry kids, eat it. No one disagreed with your parents for having you---so dont jump to "disagree"so quickly unless youre willing to say why, and respect each others opinions.
I've always been a Ghost Recon fan, but SOCOM is where its at for online play.
damn.. after playing MGO im getting the hots for this- and the headset sure is zexy come on Sony, no more delays for this mmkay?
Nice another Delay in the sony Camp. nothing new, Maybe it's because of Home not being out,
Delaystation 3 strikes again!!!! Whats next LBP for Jan 09 cant be having two big name games in the same month look what happen to killzone 2 cause of resistance 2
they didnt delay it for Home because I was really really hoping to get my hands on this until Res2 releases. I hope they make the beta longer now... because this really sux.
I cannot live any longer without this game and my clan. [email protected] have taken over 3 years to make and online only shooter. DAMMMMMMMMMMMMN!
I think Sony made a big mistake. When socom confrontation was announced and it was stated that it would be like Socom2, I think everyone was excited but I think Sony kind of over did with the size of maps and 16vs16.. They should of left socom2 size maps with improved graphics and animation 8vs8....
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! ... I don't think MGS4 can hold me off for that long.. maybe soul calibur IV will! :(
I can honestly say that I wont be getting this game now. Sept was even too late for them to bring it out. Socom should have been out this month at the latest. Their are too many other great games that I would rather be playing than this. I can name like 10 right now, but seriously, its not even worth talking about anymore. Man this summer is gonna be boring. Ive already played the crap out of every game that I own. No games are gonna be worth mentioning till Brothers in arms comes out.
kid go play your 360s looser( wishs you get that red ring or w.e)but yeah we going to get that official freaking bluetooth from sony yes! i got the qore episode one they talk it about it!
I'm a review whore. SOCOM games average lower 80s on metacritic. Sorry, just had to point that out. Sure 360 games average that also. It's not a bad score, but what makes the game stand out? I've never played it.
The online is incomparable. It requires good teamwork, good accuracy, few to no mistakes. It is a game that actually requires you to think than spray n' pray(or pray n' spray?). It's just insane fun, and has been my favorite game since it first released. It just has something about it that really makes the game fun. Never have I played a game as good. Really, you should try it!
the beta than I'm entirely content with this release date provided they make the game the best they possibly can. I want my first next-gen Socom experience to be ace ;)
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