SOCOM II Sets New Online Records
Both the newly-released SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs and its predecessor notched in to become the number one and number two online console games by popularity, respectively.
Published: November 6, 2003
After being released only two days ago, SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs is already breaking records of online console gaming. According to Sony Computer Entertainment America, SOCOM II has had more than 22,000 simultaneous players within the first 48 hours of the game's release. Chances are, you were one of them.
"With SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, we have created one of the most intense and complete online experiences available on any console or personal computer," said Seth Luisi, senior producer, Sony Computer Entertainment America. "SOCOM II raises the bar for online gaming, and we are thrilled about the amazing consumer adoption in the first two days."
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, who's original has sold over two million units worldwide, supports massive 16 player per game online gameplay, features twelve new online operations, 22 different online missions with five different mission types, and will be one of the first titles to utilize Sony's upcoming Hard Disk Drive (more on that here). Be sure to pick up your copy of SOCOM II, which is now available under the ESRB rating of "M" for "Mature." See you online!