• Danny Trejo launches NFT collection, plays himself in new multiplayer survivor game

  • Gamepires, a leading game development studio, and Epik agency have joined forces to bring Hollywood actor Danny Trejo to the masses as a playable character inside SCUM, a new multiplayer open world survivor game.

    Trejo’s NFTs available on Epik Prime

    Danny Trejo’s first NFT collection, titled “The Many Faces of Danny Trejo,” will soon be available on the Epik Prime Marketplace. It tells the fascinating story of his life. The Los Angeles-born actor is among the most recognizable and has been featured in countless films.

    Trejo commented:

    I’ve been fortunate to work on some incredible projects throughout my career, but seeing myself in a badass game like ‘SCUM’ has got to be one of the highlights. Working with Epik and Gamepires has been an awesome collaboration. This partnership is an opportunity to engage with fans on a different level.

    Tomislav Pongrac, Co-founder and Creative Director at Gamepires, said:

    Introducing Danny Trejo as a playable character is the perfect addition to SCUM and the one-of-a-kind experience we’re delivering to gamers worldwide. Epik has been an incredible partner, opening doors to new opportunities that would otherwise be out of reach. We’re confident the new DLC will be a fan favorite and will help us further redefine the survival genre with new and unique experiences players will love.

    Accessories and customization

    In the new SCUM DLC, to be available soon, people can play Danny Trejo with multiple options, accessories and customization. This includes weapons, clothes, behavior, and other elements, all inspired by his unique roles and characters. Trejo voices the in-game avatar, which is modeled after his appearance in the 1990s.

    Victor David, CEO at Epik, added:

    Gamepires has reimagined the survival genre with SCUM, and no one better reflects the look, feel and excitement of the game than the iconic Danny Trejo. We’re confident SCUM gamers and Trejo fans will enjoy this one-of-kind collaboration as much as we have. Danny brings his passion and enthusiasm as an actor to all of his art, from his in-game avatar to his new collection of NFTs. Be on the lookout for more exciting new collaborations coming soon!

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