Epic donating all Fortnite proceeds as the company launches a new season of the game and will donate the first two weeks of its proceeds to Ukraine, and this action will start from March 20 to April 3.
Epic donating all Fortnite proceeds to Ukraine
It will include all real-money in-game purchases and will include V-bucks purchases, subscriptions, battle tickets, cosmetic packages, as well as retail gift card purchases that can be redeemed within two weeks.
Microsoft will participate in this effort, allocating all of its revenue to Fortnite so that it can help the people of Ukraine.
The money is donated to a number of supported organizations, including direct relief organizations, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations Children’s Fund, and the World Food Program, and the developer confirms that he will add more supported organizations “in the coming weeks.”
According to Epic , it will send the money to these organizations as soon as possible, stating that it is not waiting for the actual money coming from the platform, as it will take a lot of time, adding that it will send the money to humanitarian relief organizations in the next few days.
In the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, various games-related campaigns have collected millions of dollars for humanitarian help. Earlier this month, a group of independent games on Itch.io collected more than $6 million, while the Humble Bundle has already eclipsed Focusing on Ukraine with a total of $9 million.