'Fortnite' players raised $144 million for Ukraine relief efforts
When Epic Game announced the donation, it raised $50 million on the first day. Fortnite players have now managed to raise $144 million to help Ukraine. Epic Games announced today that with the help of Xbox and the Fortnite community, it has raised over $144 million to help people in Ukraine affected by the recent Russian invasion. Video game company Epic Games, the creator of the cultural phenomenon Fortnite, the cultural phenomenon of Fortnite, has raised $144 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine Ukraine.
The developers of the Fortnite game have raised funds in the past few weeks to help Ukraine. With the official end of the Ukraine charity event on Sunday, Epic Games announced Monday that Microsoft and Fortnite have raised $144 million for humanitarian organizations in Ukraine. Fortnite, Epic Games and Microsoft players have raised around $144 million to support relief efforts in war-torn Ukraine. In the last 2 weeks, Epic Games, Xbox and Fortnite players have raised over $100 million in donations from Ukraine by purchasing Fortnite Vbucks.
The $144 million raised in Fortnite for Ukraine came from all real money purchases, including V-Buck bags, Battle Pass gifts, and cosmetics. Ukraine's $144 million includes all revenue from V-Buck packs, Fortnite Crew memberships and renewals, Battle Pass giveaways, and Fortnite cosmetic packs on PC and Xbox platforms. Raised $144 million entirely through Fortnite through in-app purchases.
Both companies have donated all proceeds from the launch of the latest Fortnite season to date. Xbox has joined the cause by pledging to donate all Fortnite proceeds to various charities supporting Ukraine. Xbox joins us in this commitment and during this time pledges its net earnings to Fortnite so that we can be of great help to the Ukrainian people.
In March, Epic Games and Xbox announced a joint initiative to donate all proceeds from Fortnite for two weeks to humanitarian aid for those affected by the war in Ukraine and Ukraine. When the second season of Fortnite Chapter 3 kicked off, developer Epic Games announced that all proceeds within two weeks of launch would be donated to Ukraine. Ahead of the final season, developer Epic Games said it would donate all Fortnite proceeds along with Microsoft within two weeks to humanitarian efforts following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Microsoft and Fortnite joined several other major gaming companies in donating to help Ukraine, and in mid-March announced plans to raise money for humanitarian organizations dedicated to helping Ukraine.
In a show of sincere charity, Epic Games has taken the money-pressing machine that is Fortnite and donated all the proceeds to humanitarian aid to the war-torn country. Epic has announced that all proceeds from player spending during the first two weeks of the new season will go to various charities to help the Ukrainian people. As part of his humanitarian campaign in Ukraine, all Fortnite sales proceeds came from in-game items donated to numerous charities.
Epic Games and the Fortnite community joined in on his humanitarian guide to Ukraine for the Xbox Ukraine War, with Phil Spencer responding to the announcement via Twitter. In March, the creators of Fortnite announced that they would donate all proceeds generated from Fortnite from March 20 to April 3 to help Ukraine during the invasion of Russia. Epic Games has pledged to donate proceeds from Fortnite's in-game spending from March 20 to April 3 of Fortnite to humanitarian aid organizations operating in Ukraine. USD) grossed US$144 million (AU$191 million).
Late last month, Epic Game announced a Ukraine fundraising initiative in which they and Microsoft Xbox will donate all Fortnite video game revenue generated from March 20 to April 3. Ukraine Microsoft Xbox is a Fortnite video game.
Humble Bundle, a video game collection showcase, has also raised over $20 million for Ukraine, as Humble Bundle announced via Twitter. Indie game developers also teamed up to provide The Bundle for Ukraine, which offered almost 1,000 games for a $10 donation. Indie developers from around the world also contributed games to a large fundraiser for Ukraine. The package for Ukraine, which was available on itch.io with 991 items available for a $10 donation, raised $6 million.
Microsoft and Fortnite announced the final amount on Monday via the games official Twitter account, naming the organizations that will benefit from the hugely popular battle royale revenue. The announcement isn't all that surprising as Fortnite raised $36 million on the initiative's first day, and it's also a window into how much money Fortnite generates on any given day. Xbox previously announced that all proceeds from Fortnite from March 20 to April 3, 2022 will be donated, with Xbox joining in to ensure the game receives net proceeds. On March 20, 2022, the popular battle royale announced that all proceeds acquired through their game through April 3 will go directly to humanitarian aid funds for the war in Ukraine.
This major donation to a good cause would not have been possible without the support of millions of Fortnite players around the world. To be fair, Fortnite is still profiting from the war in the final season of the game, and while they are at war and Ukraine faces threats from Russia, Fortnite should still consider donating to the relief cause.