Zipper Interactive News


MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 multiplayer servers to shut down in 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 16, 2013 3:15pm PDT

Online multiplayer services for MAG, SOCOM Confrontation, and SOCOM 4 will be ending on 01/28/14


"What! I just got a PS3 and I bought Socom and MAG..... dangit"

- Noorviko see all 4 comments

Sony closes Zipper Interactive

By John Keefer, Mar 30, 2012 8:10pm PDT

It's confirmed. Sony closes SOCOM developer Zipper Interactive.


"Did someone say Crimson Skies? Ah the memories... up there with Q3 as my favourite online shooty ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 11 comments

Rumor: Sony shutting down SOCOM developer

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 26, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Though not officially confirmed, rumor has it that Sony may be shutting down Zipper Interactive, the developer of the SOCOM series and MAG.


"Zipper fucked themselves by not giving proper support to MAG. Huge player base at the ..."

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Unit 13 releases on Vita in March

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 12, 2012 12:30pm PST

Zipper Interactive's Unit 13 won't quite be ready for the Vita launch--but it will be pretty darn close. Unit 13 will be available on Vita at retail and on PSN on March 6th.


"This looks really nice. I just wish the dual analog sticks were at the top of the unit and not ..."

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Unit 13 is SOCOM dev's Vita launch game

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 22, 2011 2:00pm PST

Unit 13 is a new PlayStation Vita launch game, announced today, that doesn't stray far from Zipper's SOCOM roots.


SOCOM studio hit with layoffs

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed that it laid off employees from Zipper Interactive, calling it "normal business practice" after finishing two major projects.


"exactly why I got out of the industry, at least for now. Newly married, can't put my wife ..."

- deathofrats see all 9 comments

SOCOM 4 Announced; Zipper Developing

By Brian Leahy, Mar 04, 2010 12:28pm PST

Now that the online-only, 256-player FPS MAG has been released, developer Zipper Interactive is ready to develop its next title. Thankfully, we...


"A *real* Socom made by Zipper? This will be interestnig... Bad Company 2 ftw until then. ..."

- phinn see all 11 comments

MAG Patch Ver. 1.03 Hits Tomorrow With Fixes

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 12:45pm PST

A new patch (version 1.03) for Zipper Interactive's PS3-exclusive shooter MAG will be released overnight at 3AM CST and includes a hefty list of...


"This game looks neat, but no air units means I will go with BC2. I don't know why they decided ..."

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256-player Warfare MMO MAG Coming to PS3; Update: First Trailer Arrives

By Chris Faylor, Jul 15, 2008 1:51pm PDT

A new PS3 action MMO is in development by SOCOM creators Zipper Interactive. MAG, or Massive Action Game. 256 players per battle. 1...


"Sony basically bought Zipper Interactive to be exclusive.. also a reason why SOCOM is PS2/PS3 only."

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