Sony Computer Entertainment of America this week unveiled a new SOCOM Navy Seals headed to the Playstation 3's online store. A trailer for SOCOM Confrontation, an online only game, was shown during SCEA's Gamers Day at their Santa Monica Studios.
The game will support up to 32 people and be sold both online and on a blu-ray disc. Gamers will be able to form clans in the game and customize their uniforms, the developers said. It will also feature a number of playable special forces units from around the world.
The game, due out this holiday, will be host to lots of online events and regularly scheduled tournaments, the developers said.
Following its success as the number one online PlayStationŽ2 franchise,
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs breaches onto the PLAYSTATIONŽ3 (PS3*) computer entertainment system in high-definition this holiday-season. SOCOM Confrontation delivers the ultimate next-generation online combat experience made possible by the power of PS3.
SOCOM Confrontation focuses on online play and the global community and clans that support it. With support for Tournaments, Clan Ladders, Leader Boards, this latest title in the multi-million unit selling franchise is exactly what SOCOM fans have been clamoring for. Additionally, players will be able to modify their appearance through facial and physical customization.
A global-scale experience, SOCOM Confrontation gives players the opportunity to battle against the best and brightest from the U.S., Europe and Asia.
SOCOM Confrontation deploys with five new North African themed maps, including a 32-player version of "Crossroads." Additional themed packs for SOCOM Confrontation will be made available for download via the PLAYSTATIONŽStore.