Zipper Interactive have confirmed that the next SOCOM title will have a 5-player co-op mode.
WOw 5 player coop!? should be interesting.
Awesome. This is going to give my friends a lot of incentive to buy it
Socom have just enter my Must-Buy list! Have always love 4 players co-op in Ghost Recon Advance Wars.
lol 5 is and odd number to use (no pun intended)
@ABizzel1 probably the size of the team, so 1 per team member
...and rained forth a bounty of hula hoops and dungarees!
I think five just might be one too much, but we'll see. I'm hoping I'm wrong though.
if 8 player co-op on r2 was a blast and 3 player co-op on u2 was amazing then i'm pretty sure 5 players co-op on a game that since it's inception has been built on tactics an team work will feel just as natural as a team of well coordinated seal team on a mission. get 4 of your best buddies that play well together and you have an awesome incentive to romp through S4's campaign having a blast online. Huyah sipper with 5 player online co-op. cant wait.
They made a 256 player count work.
I don't think I've ever heard of five-player co-op play. It seems like a strange number, but I'm sure this was a smart decision they made in the testing stages. I've never played a SOCOM game, but this gets alot of attention, so I figure it's worth keeping an eye out for. I haven't played a strategic shooter since Brothers In Arms, so this should be a cool experience if I decide to pick it up.
this game is going to be awesome! that is all i have to say =)
Wonder if you'll earn XP in this mode?
Ideally, I believe the co-op stats will be seperate from your competitive stats.. Or they can do it like resistance 2 (which did it very well.. Overall level, coop-level, comp-level) I remember Zipper bringing up 5 player co-op awhile ago, I guess it just never made it to N4G. I'm interested to see if it supports splitscreen
hey zipper, can killzone 3 can borrow at least one player for online co-op. so you guys can have 4 player online co-op and killzone 3 to have 2 player online co-op.
KZ3 already has online co-op doesn't it? EDIT: Just checked, they've got split-screen offline co-op, but no online. I'm sure they can patch it in later, but the split-screen co-op should be good.
no sir, offline co-op only.
I hope they add it. I love people who splitscreen online. They are so much easier to own when they can only use half a TV screen. NM you guys are talking about the SP?
O........M........G! I can never is this site on the PS3 browser.
These features have also been confirmed in MP. Aim Assist in a Socom game. Also in the last 2 minutes of a match a billboard with your name appears above your head to cut down on camping. You know they removed guns hot because it wasn't realistic. Yet somehow magic billboards telling everyone where you are located are.
Not that I don't believe you, but would you mind giving me a source info to the auto aim and billboard name above enemies head in multiplayer? So I can share with my friends?
They put that in for the noobs...if you watched any recent coverage, there is a classic mode that takes all that stuff out of it...most importantly, takes out the respawns
Nvm, just watch a few interview video with the gameplay shown. It does have the names over the head but it appears to be only viewable to and for team mates in your squad. I couldn't tell if they had auto aim from the videos though. Good to hear about the "Classic mode" though. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
auto aim is not true, the rest sadly its but overall will be better then any other Multiplayer
im okay with the pointing out campers. Nothing like a team of campers and having to hunt them down. I don't know about a bill board though a simple ping radar system would work where you have to be close enough.
Wait a second, i thought it was confirmed not too long ago that KZ3 has online co op, gametrailers confirmed it in a recent vid http://www.thesixthaxis.com... this confirms online coop for KZ3
i think that information is not true, i have read comments from the devs that clearly say the co op is 2 players split screen, sadly. yes campaign 2 players split screen co op offline only
The title gave me a big :) going to make my cousins buy this.
Got this preordered i cannot wait for it! $10 credit on amazon!
what is the world coming to? But no this is a great mode for a Socom game.
Ok buying this.
Welcome back Zipper!
Guys, go look at the Socom Forum. They're totally ripping Socom 4 developers apart because they wanted to do something new with the game.
actually they are mad, we are mad because the main Multiplayer modes are respawn and they just give the veterans a ''classic mode'' and that is a big insult. plus there is no lobbies, and that alone is sad. and they have take out all classic gamemodes a socom with no ''demolition mode'' is not socom. the game will be great overall but zipper ignore their fanbase in this simple details.
The game is still months away. THings change. What pisses me off about fanbase is that they feel that they are the ones making the game or that they deserves a spacial treatment. Just with the MW2 and the L4D2 petitions. We all saw how many of those actually kept their word. I am sure zipper doesn't want to insult their fanbase but they also need to be considerate that at the end Zipper needs to sale copies and make money. No wonder they are changing the game and making it more accessible for new comers easpicalyy with GRFS looming in the future and people find that game series more to their liking. I know many of my PSN have never played a socom game because they found it too tedious and demanding but they love the GRAW series to death. I am not saying that this new GR is a better game just that people find it more accessible. Relying on fanbase alone these days is just not enough. As someone who loves the socom games I really can't wait and see how this game turns out. I am all for the changes because it's going to bring fresh blood into that series. Eventually you'll see the community getting divided just like with BC2 hardcore mode.
I dont think the GRAW fanbase is as dedicated as the socom fanbase. Maybe im wrong but socom players a generally very dedicated especially if they came from Socom #1 or #2 hell even #3 even though #3 and CA weren't very good in my opinion compared to #1 and #2.
Socom is not great and loved by many because it is not the same as everything else. Socom is a pure tactical shooter where the main mode should be no re spawn. They should have the lobby system the exact same as socom2 and they should be ranked. I cant stand that devs do all this stuff that makes it less fun for all the people who play correctly because someone is power ranking themselves up. you will not stop them zipper so stop punishing the normal people like me and my friends because you think you need to make it harder for people who will figure it out anyways do stuff like get #1 with 1 million kills and 900% accuracy. I dont know why zipper gets so much credit Socom 1 and 2 were great but they always over promised and under delivered on patches and DLC. How abou the stupid buy the PSM magazine for 1 map of socom 2 DLC.
what made me mad about the PSM magazine thing is stores got them at different times and they were $10 each for 1 map. Then when all 3 came out the very next month they had a 3 in 1 magazine and that was rather annoying so i essentially paid $30 for 3 maps then they slapped a 3 for 1 the following month. Which would have been easier to swallow had they waited another month or two.
Honestly , It should be fine that they are catering to both side. this is win win! the option are varied, so how can anyone complain. there is noob rank, and vets classic rank. and zippers custom rank. How can anyone be mad that there accessible?????
5 player Co-op? in Socom 4 know that's how you do Co-op!... Zipper the true makers/devs of Socom....
@ AKA what you mean no lobbies? I really hate games with no lobbies. I like MGO system where I join any room I want and even text chat. all games should follow that system. I also wish this game had 4 player spli screen.
I remember making a lobby to boost my rank. I wonder how many noob there are like me? Not everyone play fair, zipper was thinking.
Good! More people to play with!
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