SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALS launched yesterday with free downloadable content to first-time buyers. But those who plan to buy a used version of the game will need to dole out extra cash to access it.
The title, which is published by Sony and developed by Zipper Interactive, places gamers into the familiar modern-combat scenario. Gamers can choose to play through the single player campaign or try their luck with squad-based multiplayer. The game also supports 3D.
When people buy a new copy of SOCOM 4, they will also receive free access to SOCOM Pro. Upon loading the game, owners need to input a voucher code, which turns their PlayStation Network IDs into SOCOM Pro accounts. According to Sony, by becoming Pro members, gamers have access to "downloadable content, including custom game queues, weapons packs, and bi-weekly custom co-op challenges." In addition, Zipper Interactive noted on Sony's official blog last week that Pro members will soon have access to two guns, the M-16 and the AK-47.… Read more