'Fortnite' raises 17.7 billion yen to support Ukraine in just two weeks

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Fort Knight ,' which had announced that it would 'use all of its two-week profits for humanitarian assistance to Ukraine,' announced that it had successfully raised $ 144 million. did.

Humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Fortnite raised $ 144 million for Ukraine relief --The Verge

Epic Games has raised $ 144 million for Ukraine since March 21 and will donate it to charity --Neowin

Fortnite raised $ 144 million from a project to 'send all two weeks of revenue to humanitarian aid to Ukraine.' Epic Games, which runs Fortnite, 'will use all of Fortnite's revenue from March 20, 2022 to April 3, 2022 to help those affected by the war in Ukraine.' Was announced.

Epic Games announces that all of Fortnite's two-week earnings will go to humanitarian aid to Ukraine-GIGAZINE

The funds were used for net sales of in-game currency V-Bucks purchased in real currency, Fortnite Crew, a monthly subscription service, Battle Pass for gifts, and visual packs. Microsoft, which provides Fortnite at the Microsoft Store, is also participating in this project, and the net sales of Fortnite-related content purchased at the Microsoft Store during the same period were donated.

The $ 144 million raised will go to Direct Relief, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees-UN High Commissioner for Refugees, and the World Central Kitchen, as originally announced. It is said that.

In addition to Epic Games, many game-related companies are implementing projects to support Ukraine, and League of Legends (LoL) Riot Games has bundled games for $ 5.4 million (about 662 million yen). Humble Bundle, which sells assorted sets, has raised $ 20 million, and the Ukrainian support bundle sold on the game bundle platform itch.io is also $ 6 million. We have achieved sales exceeding (yen).

Support money of over 1.5 billion yen will be collected by 'a game assortment set that can support Ukraine if you buy it' --GIGAZINE

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