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SCUM Launches Hell’s Kitchen Update on Steam

Get 50% off SCUM to accompany the launch of the Hell’s Kitchen update alongside new premium DLC character Luis Moncado and extra customization options

CAMBRIDGE, UK – 11 May 2023. Jagex and Gamepires launched the “Hell’s Kitchen” update today for SCUM, along with two new DLC updates. Hell’s Kitchen is the 16th major update since the multiplayer open-world survival game SCUM launched into Early Access in 2018.

This update introduces a revamped loot and cooking system, new weapons, and access to electricity and gas alongside a new abandoned city to explore. Also parachuting into SCUM today is the introduction of Luis Moncada as a playable character, along with new customization DLC for players creating their own avatars.

Check out the Hell’s Kitchen v0.85 trailer here:

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The Hell’s Kitchen update includes the long-awaited cooking rework which allows players to master their culinary skills as they make use of ingredients and specialist recipes. This accompanies an overhaul of the hunting system within the game where players will need to sharpen their senses to find their prey before the hunter becomes the hunted.

Players will also have access to new weapons, including the rocket-propelled grenade and the anti-tank AT4, perfect for taking on the new sentry mechs that have started appearing on the island. Characters will also be able to enhance their bases with the new gas and electricity systems and turn their safe havens into homes.

Those brave enough to venture deep into the woods will discover an abandoned city. Once filled with joy and laughter, this ruined metropolitan area is now left haunted, with radiation creeping in every crack and window.

Parachuting into the SCUM universe is the Luis Moncada DLC, which features actor Luis Moncada as an in-game playable character, introducing multiple options, accessories, and customizations for players to choose from. The in-game avatar is modelled after Moncada’s iconic role as Marco Salamanca in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, and is voiced by Moncada himself. 

Rounding off this major update, new customisation options for hair launch today, with the Female Hairstyles DLC.

SCUM is available to play in Early Access with 50% off on Steam for $19.99 / €19.50 / £16.75.

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About Gamepires Founded in 2010 and based in Zagreb, Croatia, Gamepires has over a decade of experience in game development. Gamepires is best known for its breakout hit SCUM, a next generation, open world survival game available on Steam. Since its Early Access launch, SCUM has sold more than 3 million copies, consistently features in Steam’s 100 most played games, and has won numerous critical awards.

About Jagex A leader in creating deep and engaging live games on PC and mobile, Jagex’s flagship MMORPG, RuneScape, has welcomed almost 300 million player accounts to its world and is a $1billion lifetime revenue franchise. Jagex employs more than 450 people at its Cambridge headquarters. Jagex Partners are the third-party publishing arm of Jagex, focusing on developers of community-driven games. So far, Jagex Partners have provided support to Games by Malcs for Melvor Idle, Snowcastle Games for  Ikonei Island: An Earthlock Adventure and Outlier Games for This Means Warp. Find out more about Jagex Partners at