Like the vast majority of gamers in the gaming world, Epic Games supports Ukraine in the Ukraine-Russia war. The publisher has already taken several measures to celebrate its position in the Russian market, and today it has decided to act on a human scale through its Fortnite flagship. This morning, day of the start of the new “Resistance” season, Epic Games has promised that all proceeds from Fortnite will be donated to humanitarian aid for victims of the war in Ukraine between March 20 and April 3, 2022..
several million euros
This final decision by Epic Games is much more than a small financial support. Despite a small loss of momentum, Fortnite remains Epic Games’ main source of income: games Over $3.7 billion in 2019 and over $5.1 billion in 2020. This 15-day period represents tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid, especially since then. At the opening of the new season; Or the most lucrative period for Battle Royale.
Epic Games transfers the funds withdrawn to several major humanitarian groups such as UNHCR, UNICEF or the World Food Program.
Note that only purchases made with “real” money (Euros) will be taken into account for this XXL collection. Fortnite Club subscription or purchase of cosmetic packs in euros is accepted, but your Battle Pass upgrade, for example with the remaining v-bucks, will not be counted towards the charity collection. obviously it is Spending real money on Fortnite during this time will earn you money and you won’t use your v-bucks.
We can only salute the generosity of Epic Games in this regard. The publisher is in dire straits with at least tens of millions of dollars in aid.
Source : Millenium