[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]JULY 23, 2020 – Welcome to SCUM island, prisoner! Developer Gamepires have announced its latest update for their open world survival video game SCUM, luring all supermax prisoners back into the island arena with its Lock ‘n Load V.4 update. This features-heavy release delivers community requested content that all convicted SCUM players can use to fight for survival (and for viewers!) on this ultimate reality show. Capture your copy of SCUM this week while it’s 40% off on Steam!
The SCUM Lock ‘n Load v.4 update features:
- WEAPONS OVERHAUL
- Malfunctions, Motion Captured Bobbing, Relaxed Weapon Position, New Scopes
- VEHICLES OVERHAUL
- Shooting from Vehicles, Entering Vehicles, Doors as Cover, Flat Tires
- UTILITY ANIMATIONS
- Throwing, Auto Weapon Raising, Grips, FPV Melee Animations
- SOUND MECHANICS
- Shooter’s Ear, Vertical and Horizontal Sound Positioning
- Bayonets, Ghillies, Glove and Clothes
SCUM is an early access survival game about supermax prisoners surviving and fighting to the death for a television show. SCUM aims to evolve the multiplayer open world survival game with unprecedented levels of character customization, control and progression, where knowledge and skills are the ultimate weapons for long-term survival. Combining the methodical planning and management of hardcore survival with optional PvP ‘network events’ available to everyone at any time, SCUM strikes a unique balance between complex simulation and intense action in the next generation of survival games.