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Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 coming to PSN today

John Diamonon's Avatar Posted by Product Marketing Manager, Capcom

What’s going on, PS3 playaz? I’m pleased to announce that Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 is now available on the PlayStation Store for only $9.99! The spiritual successor to the classic Commando and Mercs series arrives with the frenetic arcade-action you remember, combined with 3D HD graphics and 3 player online and local co-op. (You can even ride tanks and jeeps together!)

History note: Where did the name “Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3” come from? Well aside from our penchant for extremely long game titles (see the entire Street Fighter series), the name is taken from the original 1985 Japanese coin-op, “Senjo No Okami”, which means, you guessed it, Wolf of the Battlefield.

Here’s an exclusive gameplay clip:

And here’s a cool wallpaper featuring the new Commandos, Wolf, Fox and Coyote:

Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 wallpaper

Ok, I know many of you are disappointed that the game doesn’t come with a Street Fighter HD Beta. We did everything we could to try to make it happen, but bottom line, we’re working hard to make a game that you’ll be extremely happy with. As an added bonus, we’re giving you the opportunity to play Commando a week before the XBLA version releases. Finally, for all the PlayStation Street Fighter fans, we are planning some cool stuff for you, so stay tuned.

But I digress, Commando 3 is a great pick-up-and-play game for you and your friends, with that old school, arcade style flavor. You also won’t be disappointed with the graphics since this game makes fantastic use of the PS3 shaders, depth of field, dramatic lighting and particle effects. For a downloadable game at $9.99, you can’t go wrong! Try it out.

Check back here for some exclusive content for the revival of the 194X series, 1942: Joint Strike.

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TouchyEd said:

June 5th, 10:04 am

Frickin’ cool.

Count me in.

StupidityTries said:

June 5th, 10:10 am

About how many hours of gameplay is there?

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    jdiamonon said:

    June 5th, 12:47 pm

    Totally depends on the difficulty setting.

Kratos_ate_Snake said:

June 5th, 10:12 am

Awesome…

Will it support online voice chat?

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    jdiamonon said:

    June 5th, 12:47 pm

    Yes, voice chat is a must in this game. It’s a great way to communicate your strategy.

HanSolo said:

June 5th, 10:12 am

will it have dlc?

PhillyPhreak said:

June 5th, 10:17 am

Looks like Assault Heros for the 360. I wonder if there will be a demo for it?

Today’s update is shaping up very nicely.

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    John Diamonon said:

    June 6th, 7:45 am

    A demo will follow shortly, don\’t worry.

MrDuran said:

June 5th, 10:17 am

CRAP!!!! Its going to be a long day at work today, cant wait to get home and download this. Should’ve left my PS3 on remote play so I could start the download from here with my PSP.

Razcor256 said:

June 5th, 10:18 am

Looks awsome. So much coming out today. How am I going to be able to afford this?

Agriel said:

June 5th, 10:18 am

thats kinda cool, I miss the old arcade shooters like this. But when will we see this in Europe? or will we at all?

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    jdiamonon said:

    June 5th, 12:47 pm

    Hopefully real soon.

Jenovah said:

June 5th, 10:20 am

It’s all good, I don’t have time to beta test anything this week, or especially next ;) I’ll pick this up though.

C-h-a-o-s said:

June 5th, 10:23 am

Very nice but 9.99 for 5 levels? I hope it’s not too short. I know 9.99 isn’t much to some but to me I want “bang for my buck”.

daviddoel said:

June 5th, 10:23 am

Is there voice chat in Commandos 3?

Theossie said:

June 5th, 10:29 am

Nice update… Yall hitting my pockets real good this week… :D

Would have been cool if the original was included to play.

I would have liked to play it then play the enhanced version to see all the changes…

Thanks

“Finally, for all the PlayStation Street Fighter fans, we are planning some cool stuff for you, so stay tuned.”

Don’t tease.. just spill it… lol

Helghasp said:

June 5th, 10:32 am

Nice. Commando 3 looks like a lot of fun. And a Street Fighter surprise planned? hmmmm…

gamesblow said:

June 5th, 10:35 am

2 great games on PSn the same day??? I’ll snatch this up after Novastrike is done downloading.

Sheen said:

June 5th, 10:35 am

That’s great John, but you’ll get my $10 when Bionic Commando Rearmed is released.

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    John Diamonon said:

    June 5th, 1:26 pm

    Pick this game up to, Super Joe would want it that way.

cmargary said:

June 5th, 10:35 am

Count me in but this have another features like remote play or trophy support?

PhillyPhreak said:

June 5th, 10:36 am

Hmm, the Street Fighter surprise could be themes and/or wallpapers.

projectx126 said:

June 5th, 10:45 am

is this roe the PSN and how much?
**** cool love the look, cant wait to get my hand on it.

EvoAnubis said:

June 5th, 10:47 am

Excellent! Sounds good to me.

DankandSticky said:

June 5th, 10:50 am

Dont get me wrong, I going to get it…..

but what is with all of these super simplistic games thqt are all run off of the same engine… just like rocketman…

these games should not be 10 bucks…. i feel they are just pumping these out for money

willacuz said:

June 5th, 10:51 am

Well… all of the potential customers would like to know if there is Voice Chat or not.

Would be great to communicate with people you are playing Co-op with.

vandam said:

June 5th, 10:54 am

How about PS1 classic games on PSN. Resident evil 1 would be sweet!!!!!

Maverick_fox said:

June 5th, 10:55 am

Nice to see new games on the PSN, but i think i’ll pass on this one.

there’s something with the new visual style that doesn’t like me, besides this doesn’t include the free SFIIHDR beta.

Maverick_fox said:

June 5th, 10:59 am

@17

The surprise is Street figther alpha, there was an article on kotaku about it getting a ESRB rating to be released on the PSN.

r-nice said:

June 5th, 11:07 am

Didn’t bother to check if this has already been asked, but will there be a demo?

depward said:

June 5th, 11:19 am

Thinking about it… will have to read some impressions.

Looks like a fun!

xaos said:

June 5th, 11:23 am

Wow, it’s an embarrassment of riches this week; thanks, I’m going to have to add more funds to my wallet :)

phluff_ said:

June 5th, 11:27 am

Been watching out for this game for a while, along with a few other Capcom releases :) Any chance of a UK release?

Fersis said:

June 5th, 11:35 am

a hell of playstation store today !

Dubbedinenglish said:

June 5th, 11:48 am

Wow PS store update is overly packed today. Great stuff.

Eternity_Viper_Snake said:

June 5th, 11:50 am

@#6 MrDuran
quote:
“Should’ve left my PS3 on remote play so I could start the download from here with my PSP”

how does that work pls teach me or anybody that knows how i would really apperciate it :) cause i want to download while im at work my self…

poprocker said:

June 5th, 11:57 am

Bring on QORE!!!!

rbanke said:

June 5th, 12:07 pm

Anyone else think that looks like the guy from Cash Guns Chaos?

THATPSPGUY said:

June 5th, 12:12 pm

Please send a shipment of PlayStation Network Cards for funding the wallet to the Sony Style store in the Avalon Mall in St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada ASAP!!! This looks like a great game and does bring back memories of games gone by. Please oh Please I need to have the cards to have this to have fun to have money to have a great day to have this before the xbla peeps. PUH LEASE

Fersis said:

June 5th, 12:18 pm

@34 THATPSPGUY

Please send a shipment of Playstation Network cards to my house !
:p
Please sony help me to give you my money !
heheheh
cheers.
My PSN ID: Fersis

TheSlayerIsBack said:

June 5th, 12:27 pm

Nice, i’m really liking all these casual games:)

SevenFactors said:

June 5th, 12:30 pm

@34 & 35

For real. It is starting to look like either:

1:Sony forgot that some people don’t have/don’t like to have their CC’s

Or

2: That they don’t want our money and just like to drive us crazy by releasing these games

SONY you should know that when people want to give you their money, that means something. Or maybe you guys are too rich already and the PS3 is doing just too damn fine for your own good.

Pimp_U_2 said:

June 5th, 12:32 pm

Game looks great I cant wait to download it. Does anyone know what time PS store uploads new games on thursday’s??

wallbc01 said:

June 5th, 12:32 pm

i must say, after 2 weeks of crap, this weeks update is looking very nice.

chaosatom333 said:

June 5th, 12:34 pm

Will there be a demo?

I think demos should be standard, because it really decides if I want to buy the game or not.

It mostly likely helps the game instead of hurting, imo because I haven’t heard of played the games before.

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    John Diamonon said:

    June 6th, 12:21 am

    We\’ll have a demo up soon.

VenomX said:

June 5th, 12:42 pm

Good job Capcom. I really appreciate your support for the PSN. This game looks very good. I hope you keep support the PSN, Home, and trophies.

Please release Street Fighter III on PSN.

cxplorer said:

June 5th, 12:42 pm

I will buy this game for sure.Too bad I don’t have the money yet.

BlindMango said:

June 5th, 12:43 pm

cool, i guess, its different

VenomX said:

June 5th, 12:51 pm

Release Street Fighter III on PSN with online! Please!

ionwaffle said:

June 5th, 12:55 pm

trophy support?

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    John Diamonon said:

    June 5th, 4:13 pm

    Sorry, no trophy support this time. It was too late in development to implement.

Bierbeer said:

June 5th, 12:56 pm

Very very cool ! I was looking for an offline multiplayer game for this weekend and now i’ve found it !

Me and my buddies are going to LOVE this for the weekend!

Aclar00 said:

June 5th, 1:04 pm

@6

You don’t have to have your playstation on to use remote play anymore. You can turn the console on via the PSP and go straight into remote play via infrastructure mode.

Jeigh said:

June 5th, 1:05 pm

Three player co-op? Sounds good to me! :D

Thank you and have a good weekend.

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    John Diamonon said:

    June 6th, 7:46 am

    You too. Hope you\’ll be playing Commando and not going.

cmargary said:

June 5th, 1:08 pm

@31

The remote play manual is here

http://manuals.playstation.net/document/en/psp/current/network/remoteplay/remoteinternet.html

If this doesn’t work is just a router ports you need to open.

Jeigh said:

June 5th, 1:09 pm

On a side note: Jesus, this week’s update is already looking to be a landmark one and we haven’t even seen the full list. Thanks to all who contributed! :D

Though the downside is that next week’s update will almost assuredly be weak by comparison. (Well, except for the fact that MGS4 is launching that is.)

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