Protect America and freedom from enemy forces in urban and rural warfare
throughout the world in SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs` exclusively for the
PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. SOCOM 3 builds on the strengths of
the multimillion-selling franchise to firmly establish both single-player and
multiplayer as equally outstanding game experiences. Created in association with
the U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command` SOCOM 3 is as close as you can get to
being a Navy SEAL on PlayStation 2.
Explore three new Areas of Operation (AO): Morocco` Poland` and South Asia.
Streaming environment technology allows gameplay maps to be five to six times
larger than in SOCOM II: U.S. NAVY SEALs. In addition` multiple save points
eliminate having to replay a failed mission from the beginning` allowing for
seamless progression through the plotline.
For the first time in the SOCOM series` land and water vehicles play a
central role in the gameplay experience. Vehicles are drivable by both players
and AI and cover a range of military and civilian vehicles including tactical
turret-equipped pickups` the SEAL-team configured military Humvee and SOC-R
The innovative new weapon customization system in SOCOM 3 allows players to
use more than 30 different weapons and 20 attachments` resulting in nearly1`000
different weapon combinations.
The new Team Command Actions (TCA) allows you to quickly give your teammates
context sensitive commands such as move to` breach` and more` simply by pointing
at the location and pressing a single button. Combined with more complex team
and enemy AI behavior` SOCOM 3 presents a fully immersive and more intense
tactical experience than ever before.
Supporting at peak times more than 35`000 simultaneous players online` the
SOCOM franchise has led the online console gaming movement` uniting PlayStation
2 gamers across the country for exciting` unsurpassed multiplayer gameplay.
SOCOM 3 has taken online gaming capabilities and technology to new heights`
supporting up to 32 players at one time ? double the amount of players in SOCOM
and SOCOM II. In addition` up to four spectators can observe any open online
Players can explore 12 unique multiplayer maps` each supporting multiple game
types. SOCOM 3 features two new game types` Convoy and Control Point. Convoy
focuses on vehicle play and Control Point allows players to battle for control
of the map. Extended community features include improved friends list and chat
functionality` a detailed ranking structure` expanded stat tracking and ladders`
message boards and clan challenges.
Another original title in the franchise` SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam
Bravo will also launch this fall` exclusively for the PSP (PlayStation Portable)
entertainment system. SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo is the one of the
first PSP titles to offer PlayStation 2 interoperability through crosstalk"
tasks. Objectives completion in one SOCOM game will affect the overall play
experience in both games. Once a crosstalk objective is completed` the player
will be notified and is able to sync mission critical data from PlayStation 2 to
PSP through a USB connection.