Zipper Interactive have confirmed that their PlayStation Move-supported shooter SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs has been delayed, and will now be released in 2011.
“While we're certainly aware that you've been looking forward to playing SOCOM 4 this year,” Zipper senior community manager Jeremy Dunham explained on the game’s official site, ”we don't want to take any shortcuts. Instead, we want to deliver the best and most immersive SOCOM game we possibly can and we're going to use our extra time to do just that.”
It will be interesting to see if the delay affects Move sales later this year, since Sony has positioned SOCOM 4 as their “hardcore” Move title. Then again, making sure the game is as polished as possible, especially in the Move department, is obviously top priority, and I’m glad Zipper has been given the time they need to make that happen.