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SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 Deploys November 24

Scott McCarthy's Avatar + Posted by Scott McCarthy on Sep 16, 2009 // Director, Product Planning & Software Innovation, SCEA

We’ve got a lot of exciting news for all you SOCOM fans! Today we’re happy to announce that SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 will be hitting the shelves on Tuesday, November 24 2009. So mark your calendars and plan to spend some quality time with your SEAL team over the holidays.

We also like to present you with the very first look at the final packfront for SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3. Check it out below:

SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 packfront

To further whet your appetite as we gear up for launch, we’re happy to announce the pre-order program which kicks off today. Gain the upper hand in multiplayer gameplay with two powerful new multiplayer units outfitted with new lethal weapons when you pre-order your copy of SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3. See details below:

New Special Forces

Kommando Speizialkrafte (KSK): Play as the deadly KSK. Formed at the end of the Cold War, the KSK operates under the Special Operations Division. KSK operators go through an intense training program, taking up to three years to complete over 20 counter-terrorism specialist courses.

SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 GERM

Special Air Service (SAS): Compete as the elite British SAS. Often considered the template by which other Special Forces are organized, the SAS has its origin in the North African Theatre of World War II. The motto of the SAS is “Who Dare Wins,” a solid description of their skill and mindset.

SSOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 BRIT


New Weapons

F2000: The German KSK are outfitted with the powerful F2000 assault rifle. The F2000 offers the most popular features of the modern assault rifle including a compact bullpup layout, completely ambidextrous handling and a modular design with plenty of options and add-ons which allow the rifle to be tailored for any mission or tactical situation.

SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 F2000

AS-50: The British SAS come armed with the deadly accurate AS-50 BMG sniper/anti-material rifle. The AS-50 .50 BMG sniper/anti-material rifle enables operators to engage targets from long range with high accuracy. Lightweight and transportable, the AS-50 can be disassembled in less than three minutes and serviced without tools.

SOCOM Fireteam Bravo 3 AS50

You can find these pre-order programs at retailers like Best Buy, GameCrazy, GameStop, Amazon.com and other participating retailers. Fans who purchase their copy of SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 from the PlayStation Network within the first 30 days of launch will receive the pre-order Special Forces.

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+ WestSiide on September 16th, 2009 at 6:11 pm said:

was confrontation really that bad? i read somewhere that its one of the most, if not most played game on psn. cant be all that bad…


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+ Agent_Clutch on September 16th, 2009 at 6:13 pm said:

lol@ looking for a quick match hahahaha. Real SOCOMes dont do quick matches hahahah.

Who cares about SOCOM outside of the Socom Community NOBODY!!!! So Sony leaves us hanging out to dry after taking our money with no remorse. There is no reason Sony should have allowed Slant Six to botch this game the way they did. I Blame SONY if I wasn’t such an avid gamer lol I would boycott the PS3 lmao


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+ adud3007 on September 16th, 2009 at 6:15 pm said:

Quick question, where is the pre-order for this at Game Crazy?
I just check their site, but no pre-order?


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+ s_S-killaz336 on September 16th, 2009 at 6:32 pm said:

War did /6 do to desrve this. Sum1 answer plz does this game hav same controls like resistance retribution


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+ sscoolChea on September 16th, 2009 at 6:45 pm said:

I bought the bundle and kept the headset and sold the game. Are you guys still stuck on the same old maps ? Man thats to funny when killzone 2 and other games after have already DLC .Sony gave this game to the wrong DEVS…..You could have easily brought confrontation to the ps2


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+ cowboyd21 on September 16th, 2009 at 6:47 pm said:

@ 54 then what do real socom player do ? look at the title on there tv ? am going to take a guess a say you dont have the game . there not enough player to do anything else . how about you playing the game instead of creating on joke cause you suck at them better yet write for x play cause there jokes suck to.


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+ Agent_Clutch on September 16th, 2009 at 7:03 pm said:

@58 Check my stats homie. I been around since Aug 27th 2002 how about you?. If you have to ask what “Real Socomers” do then obviously you aren’t one. But I’ll break it down for you…Real Socomers do clan wars or ranked matches 8v8 16v16. Nobody does quick matches because scrubs like you abort mid way through the match. And there is atleast 12k online a night post 1.5 patch that’s more then enough people to find a room and play with. People like you are the reason this game is the way it is. Trying to appeal to the casual players. When the hardcore people who are the ones that will burn hard earn cash on anything SOCOM!!!

DONT BUY THIS GAME!!!!!


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+ MadeInScotland on September 16th, 2009 at 7:07 pm said:

Not to add to the naysaying but I haven’t forgiven S6 for the flop that is Socom: Confrontation. This actually looks good (awesome boxart) but I’m VERY skeptical. I may pass.


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+ Heavenly_king on September 16th, 2009 at 8:34 pm said:

This game will be so freaking AWESOME!!!


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+ RyoOhKi666 on September 16th, 2009 at 8:45 pm said:

sorry but im gonna pass on this i dont want to get F’d if i end up buying a copy and have it being Confrontation all over again would rather just Put it towards MAG or Modern warfare 2


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+ Irishmandkg on September 16th, 2009 at 8:56 pm said:

No SCC DLC? Really? No thanks, I’ve had enough of s/6 crappy support for their games. I’ve got better games to spend my money on such as codmw2, dragon age, and assasins creed 2, and of course scribblenauts!


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+ purpleyoee on September 16th, 2009 at 9:07 pm said:

im gonna but the psp go and get grean turismo socom ts socom ftb2 and lbp and socom ftb3 near the holidays


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+ ndw4 on September 16th, 2009 at 9:13 pm said:

I like the some-what new psp covers…to bad ill be DL-ing it.haha


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+ SilverPR on September 16th, 2009 at 9:41 pm said:

MAG beta vauchers are live!!!! Just in time for the first round at 1pm Eastern Time. In other things Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 demo is live in Japans PSN Store. The question could be if US Store will have it also have it this week…. will see.


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+ DANO69 on September 16th, 2009 at 10:33 pm said:

Slant 6 games…WORST GAME DEVELOPERS EVER.
DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY !!!


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+ midnightshade on September 16th, 2009 at 10:41 pm said:

You kids need to get out and get a girl or something? I just don’t get it. I played socom c when it first came out, but then again I played it casually as resistance and valkyria chronciles , lbp, motorstorm, fallout 3, and countless other games took me away from it. It wasn’t that bad. I had fun.. You guys act like little kids with your boycott crap, or worse you act like Xbots.. problaby are xbots who just bought a ps3 for socom with the amount of whining you do. This board needs mods, bad. Slant six last psp game socom tactics was a great game. And the fireteam games were great too.. I will buy this.


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+ cowboyd21 on September 16th, 2009 at 11:11 pm said:

@ 59 to sit there and say there are no problem with the game is sad so what your saying is just keep playing a broken game right ? you mine friend are missing the point . go checkout all the comment here and socom.com and ask yourself this why are there so many of us not happy or even playing the game its not about you or your damn stats. that why / six won’t fix the game are you that dum ? i hope your not also go check R2, gears, K2 , morden warfare , halo and yes warhawk there are plenty of people playing any hour of the day and why there developer care about there game what about / six ? it’s been a year no comment from them.


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+ cowboyd21 on September 16th, 2009 at 11:26 pm said:

@ 59 if you and others keep playing the game then / six won they can always say well there people playing it so what wrong with it?and do nothing there a reason why all of stop playing the game . go check the game sells it’s not the top 50 game or even 100 but you keep saying alot of people play it ? do be a fool all your life Mr big real socom player . HEY / SIX YOU GOT A FOOL HEAR HE MR BIG SOCOM PLAYER ! hey whatever dude we can all go a check your stats right ok.


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+ cowboyd21 on September 16th, 2009 at 11:43 pm said:

@ 59 12k one night wow , on socom yo do the math mr big real socom player that not alot of people playing also they pull that number after the patch really now that the best joke you told all day. so ask yourself this what kind of number they pull before the patch 5k or even 10k well all i can say is you 12k one night people keep playing a broken game.


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+ Mxdeftone on September 17th, 2009 at 2:16 am said:

i think socrap constipation sux.. i thought socrap fans should know =D


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+ Mxdeftone on September 17th, 2009 at 2:25 am said:

hey to all ppl talking dwn on Number 59.. is stupid, i read his comment hes not cracking ne jokes, you obviously dnt know whut jokes are.. ne ways hes a socrap fan tht gets burned by his favorite game creators, i’ve been there.. dang you MIDWAY!!!!! lol .!.. to gamespy


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+ Fordhandsfree on September 17th, 2009 at 3:00 am said:

I think you all just need to chill out really. Its your own faults that you continue to play a game that wasnt up to scratch. Trade it in or something. Or get a life maybe?


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+ anticulture on September 17th, 2009 at 5:19 am said:

This game had better control like Syphon Filter: Logan’s Shadow (great series on the PSP); otherwise, there’s really no point. The control scheme works brilliantly with the single analog input system, and should be the standard for PSP shooters.

I just went back yesterday, trying to playing FTB2, and that game is a total nightmare to control. Awful, awful experience.

Add to the fact that Slant Six can’t seem to produce a decent game, and I’m not so sure I’ll be spending any time with this product.


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+ KILLZONE79 on September 17th, 2009 at 5:36 am said:

why is crappy slant six devloping this socom for PSP? its already bad enough the f uped socom confrontation

cmon sony you better let ZIPPER design the next socom game


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+ inveigle on September 17th, 2009 at 6:02 am said:

Awesome cover!


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+ cowboyd21 on September 17th, 2009 at 6:52 am said:

@ 73 then read his comment on 54 he blame everyone but / six then give excuse well you have to be a real socom player to enjoy the game or after the patch socom had 12k in one night and here his best joke it’s sony fault . all we saying is were not playing socom or buying anything / six makes , we have the right to say that just like you have the right to support him or / six enough said.


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+ WERALLGOIN2HELL on September 17th, 2009 at 6:54 am said:

After buying socom disconnection beta on the first day then waiting a week to play it and now a yr for it to finally get out of beta..oh and had a yr and a half for dlc.. im done with slant six… they should never have been allowed to touch socom for ps3.. the fasle advertising on the back of the box alone was just despicable… i loved this series till slant six got there hands on it screw slant six and i hope you fail at all you other ventures The only good thing that came out of socom confrontation was the bluetooth headse.


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+ freakzilla149 on September 17th, 2009 at 7:07 am said:

I’m sorry but SOCOM confrontation should be your priority, There are quite a few people who love to play a game without glitches on every single map.


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+ RuthlessEd on September 17th, 2009 at 7:33 am said:

Our issue with Slant Sux doesn’t stem from the suggestion that S:C is a bad game (everyone has their own opinion) but from the fact that Slant Sux released a game that:

1. Didn’t include major features that were advertised directly on the game packaging.

2. Didn’t include major features that were actually described in the MANUAL that shipped with the game.

3. Didn’t include major features that were promised during pre-release interviews and marketing campaigns.

This issue is bigger than just producing a bad game. It’s about lying to customers and stealing their money.


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+ zombie9 on September 17th, 2009 at 7:45 am said:

I think /6 should give this game out for free Via PSN. For all those people who were riped off on confrontaion. Also where is the DLC for socoom we was promised it took the back seat for a PSP game. Goes to show how much they care about there products. FIX SOCOOM :(


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+ P-Noozi on September 17th, 2009 at 8:36 am said:

I will never buy another game made by Slant Six again.

GARBAGE amateurs.


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+ mrgerbik03 on September 17th, 2009 at 9:58 am said:

WARNING: ACTUAL GAMEPLAY WILL DIFFER FROM WHAT IS LISTED ON THE BOX.

DO NOT BUY THIS GAME. SLANT SIX HAS A REPUTATION OF DELIVERING EMPTY AND FALSE PROMISES.

WE WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER SLANT SIX PRODUCT AGAIN.


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+ Shakezula84 on September 17th, 2009 at 10:08 am said:

I enjoyed the other PSP Socoms and I liked what I played if this one at pax. Confrontation was terrible when it came out. Especially considering most of the problems were in the beta.


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+ ROLO_ONFIRE on September 17th, 2009 at 10:40 am said:

Thanks to all your warnings I didn’t get Confrontation, it was going to be my 1st Socom game, it looked great on the previews, but a week later everyone was complaining.


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+ Mxdeftone on September 17th, 2009 at 12:15 pm said:

the NEW Number 79 has a point…. A VERY STONG POINT


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+ SandSkorpion on September 17th, 2009 at 12:38 pm said:

I wonder if Sony knew they were going to get this kind of feedback? I also just grabbed Confrontation for the blue tooth…looks like I made a good choice.


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+ top-gun908 on September 17th, 2009 at 12:53 pm said:

If it’s made by Slant 6, I’m not buying it!


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+ battleCat3000 on September 17th, 2009 at 1:51 pm said:

Slant 6 killed SOCOM. I was a dedicated fan until Zipper lost the contract. Bring back Zipper Interactive.


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+ MiChAeL6 on September 17th, 2009 at 7:50 pm said:

BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


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+ Bryboy45 on September 18th, 2009 at 5:19 pm said:

I am so excited for this game to come out. I CANT WAIT!!!!!!!


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+ mr_snickerz on September 21st, 2009 at 1:35 pm said:

All of you need to just SHUT UP. Slant Six may have messed up on the ps3, but the psp is a totally different console. It’s different making games on the psp, and so far this game has gotten good previews, so you all just need to get over the fact that confrontation sucked, it was a completely different game.


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+ Chaotic__Clown on October 7th, 2009 at 9:12 pm said:

wow. it looks like im gonna have to wait for the review to come out. crap, i was looking foward to this game.


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+ j777g on October 8th, 2009 at 10:27 am said:

confrontation total bullcrap and is this only on psp?


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+ TakeUrBestShot on October 15th, 2009 at 11:53 am said:

Problem ladies and gents, the release date has been pushed back to February 2010. I’m just waiting from official word from Sony and Slant Six to confirm this.


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