War in Ukraine: Fortnite raises $50 million for humanitarian aid

By Laurent P. Posted March 23, 2022 at 9:23 PM

When Fortnite does a good deed to help the Ukrainian people… Due to the war in Ukraine, Epic Games announced on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 that it had raised $50 million in funds for humanitarian aid. An announcement that was made as part of an operation launched at the beginning of Chapter 3 Season 2, explaining paying all winnings earned in the game between March 20 and April 3 to various associations that help civilians who remained on the spot and submitted to Russian bombardment.

Fortnite mobilize against the war in ukraine ! epic games announced on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, that it had raised $50 million in funding for thehumanitarian aid bring to the Ukrainian people, when Russian troops attacked the country several weeks ago. An announcement that was made as part of a mobilization of the publisher, offering from March 20 to April 3 to donate all the revenue from the game, through the purchase of turkeys and others, to various associations involved in humanitarian aid in Ukraine.

and specify in a declaration have been followed by xboxalso committing its net profits to Fortnite during this time. As for the selected associations, epic games released the list. Here it is : Direct Relief, UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund, WFP – world food program and theUNHCR, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Associations that work on the ground to provide emergency aid in various fields: medical support, food and water supply, basic necessities, legal assistance and shelter. Please note that other organizations should join this selection.

How and at what speed will this money be redistributed? As soon as possible, as explained epic games in your press release. All transactions are recorded and sent directly to humanitarian organizations within days. Regarding the purchases taken into account, the editor also specifies that these are all purchases made within the game: packs of turkeyspackets of club fortnite, combat steps received as a gift, cosmetic packages purchased with real money, etc. Please note that the use of v-coins inside Fortnite they will not be counted as these are not real money transactions.

And for those who do not want their purchases to be taken into account in this operation or donated to a certain association, epic games specifies that all profits are redistributed among all selected associations, without distinction. Therefore, it is recommended not to make purchases with real money during this period.

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