Studio Zipper Interactive will release the next installment of the SOCOM franchise for PlayStation 3 on April 19.
Developers broke the news on SOCOM 4 through the official PlayStation blog.
The tactical military shooter places players as the head of an elite squad battling in a south Asian country. New to the series will be a Command Mode, allowing players to issue orders by using the thumbstick.
SOCOM 4 will also feature 32-person online multiplayer matches. Take a closer look in this video from Zipper.
Players who want to tackle SOCOM 4 early can gain access to a multiplayer beta testing session by buying a copy of Killzone 3, out next month.