CZ-USA promoting Skorpion Pistol as-featured-in-popular-video-games

    CZ-USA is once again importing the Skorpion pistol. What I found really interesting is that the press releases mentions that the gun is features in video games. I have not seen this before. I think most companies want to distance themselves from violent video games.

    From the press release (emphasis mine):

    Although it was developed for use with security forces, the Skorpion was adopted by the Czechoslovakian Army in 1961 as a sidearm for vehicle drivers, armored vehicle personnel and special forces. In addition to being featured in many of today’s popular video games, the VZ 61 Skorpion is currently in service with numerous military units, and police agencies around the globe.

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    The pistol comes with all the accessories you will ever need: 1×10 round mag, 2×20 round mags, cleaning kit, pouch, and an instruction manual on a CD. The MSRP will be $814.

    Caliber .32 ACP
    Overall length 10.4”
    Barrel length 4.52”
    Height 6.5”
    Width 1.68”
    Weight 2.58lbs

    The difference between this and the “real” Skorpion is that this lacks full auto (obviously) and the wire stock.


    Game screenshots showing the Skorpion:

    Golden Eye

    Call of Duty 4

    Steve Johnson

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