GamePro writes: "Like many game critics out there, I've seen my SOCOM: Confrontation review plagued by false starts. The game's mid-October release was sullied by a number of significant online issues; everything from minor lag to major crashes made the NAVY SEAL series' PS3 arrival practically unplayable. Online updates have since brought the title a long way from its disastrous debut, and while Sony and developer Slant Six continue to iron out the kinks, I feel Confrontation has at least reached a level where it can be reviewed in a more reasonable light.
Of course, the fact that it wasn't good to go on day one is unforgivable to anyone who already slapped down sixty bucks for a few hours of frustration. However, if you're reading this, I'll assume you're one of the lucky ones who waited for the fixes, and is now considering suiting-up for the frontline. If you are among the wait-and-see SOCOM fans, you're in for a treat, as Confrontation should please anyone that's been looking to finish this fight since it began on the PS2 in 2002. In fact, previous PS2 military experience is almost required to get the most out of Confrontation. While most shooters are headed mainstream in an attempt to appease the Wii-mote-waving populace, SOCOM has done the opposite, going above and beyond to please its hardcore fan base."