SOCOM Cold Front DLC Reporting For Duty

December 17, 2009 Written by Paulmichael Contreras

New Russian / Eastern European Area of Operation
Snow setting complete with snow effects
New snow gear and camo for both the Special Forces and Mercenaries
Thermal vision
New ARMS RUN gameplay mode
5 New Maps: Uprising, Entrapment, Blizzard, Night Stalker, Vigilance
All new mercenaries characters with new looks and new VO.
New Special Forces squad, the Russian Spetsnaz
Gun turrets emplacements
New music
All new character specialization/progression system allows players to pick a primary and secondary specialization and unlock new equipment exclusive to those specializations
New weapons, including: 3 new weapons, 6 enhanced versions of weapons available as part of the new weapons specialization system, 2 new weapon attachments (including the thermal scope), 5 enhanced versions of weapon attachments also available as part of the new weapons specialization system.
2 new grenade launcher ammo types (flash and smoke)
New Trophies

"Ugh...Too...Damn...Cold!!!"

"Ugh...Too...Damn...Cold!!!"

The day is finally upon us. SOCOM is receiving a substantial DLC pack in the form of Cold Front later today. Take a look at everything this DLC has to offer after the break.

New features include:

  • New Russian / Eastern European Area of Operation
  • Snow setting complete with snow effects
  • New snow gear and camo for both the Special Forces and Mercenaries
  • Thermal vision
  • New ARMS RUN gameplay mode
  • 5 New Maps: Uprising, Entrapment, Blizzard, Night Stalker, Vigilance
  • All new mercenaries characters with new looks and new VO.
  • New Special Forces squad, the Russian Spetsnaz
  • Gun turrets emplacements
  • New music
  • All new character specialization/progression system allows players to pick a primary and secondary specialization and unlock new equipment exclusive to those specializations
  • New weapons, including: 3 new weapons, 6 enhanced versions of weapons available as part of the new weapons specialization system, 2 new weapon attachments (including the thermal scope), 5 enhanced versions of weapon attachments also available as part of the new weapons specialization system.
  • 2 new grenade launcher ammo types (flash and smoke)
  • New Trophies

Couple that with the recent 1.60 patch and this game has come a long way since its release on October 14 2008. A video showcasing some of the new features can be seen below:

As a reminder, this DLC will be priced at launch for $9.99. After Sunday, December 20th, the price will jump to $14.99, so SOCOM fans should jump on this sooner rather than later.
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