socom - navy seals

Game Concept and Description
The games focus on various teams of United States Navy SEALs completing missions with occasional help from other special operations forces from around the worldA key component to the franchise is the online multiplayer.  The first SOCOM title helped drive console gaming online.

Game Release Dates and Sales Performance
Successful, 7 year old franchise with a rabid fan base.
The SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs series of video game:
• four PlayStation 2 third-person shooter games:
 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs (August 2002)
 SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (November 2003)
 SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (October 2005)
 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Combined Assault (November 2006)
• one PlayStation 3 third-person shooter game:
 SOCOM: Confrontation (September 2008)
• three PlayStation Portable third-person shooter games:
 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo (November 2005)
 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2 (November 2006)
 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike (November 2007)

Total sales of over 8.3 million copies so far, with over 1.5 million units on the PSP

Game Platform(s)
PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PSP

Game Target Demo
Game Target Demo – Male 18-34

Marketing Initiatives
SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs: Confrontation for PS3 is going to be both downloadable as well as to be released on a Blu-ray disc in retail package. AAA Ad Support: Dedicated TV, print and online campaign, plus inclusion in PS3 hardware advertising

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