Original SOCOM Servers Going Offline
A few months ago Sony closed down developer Zipper Interactive. Now, it's turning off the servers for the PlayStation 2 and PSP SOCOM titles at the end of August.
The following message was posted late yesterday confirming the decommission of the servers:
On August 31, 2012 Sony Computer Entertainment America will be terminating the on-line service for the following PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable ("PSP") software titles:
PlayStation 2 system: SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs, SOCOM Combined Assault.
PSP system: SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo, SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 2, SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike.
The PlayStation 3 SOCOM titles, SOCOM Confrontation and SOCOM 4, will remain online.
[Source: PlayStation Message Board]