Competitive multiplayer has always been the core of the SOCOM franchise, and SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs takes it further than ever before with modes and options that both new recruits and veterans alike will enjoy. We've previously covered three of our four competitive modes -- Suppression, Last Defense and Uplink -- and today we're excited to unveil our fourth mode, Bomb Squad.
* On March 15th, a private beta goes live. We’ll be contacting eligible players soon.
* Beginning March 22nd, PlayStation Plus members will gain access to the beta.
* On March 29th, anyone with a beta code included with Killzone 3 gains entry.
* Starting April 5th, the beta will be freely downloadable to anyone via PlayStation Network.
The beta is scheduled to run until April 13th, at which point the servers will be taken down in preparation of SOCOM 4′s retail release on April 19th!