As the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been going on for nearly a month now, the number of companies from all over the world is growing Donate money To the last nation in order to support them from afar. Now, another major company has joined the mix.
Epic Games announced All proceeds from the hugely popular battle royale shooter game Fortnite from March 20 to April 3 will be donated to Direct Relief, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations World Food Program and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in order to support Ukraine.
Epic says that proceeds from all real money purchases, including V-Buck packs, Fortnite Crew packs, gifted battle cards, and premium cosmetic packs, will go to the aforementioned organizations. Xbox is also partnering with Epic to donate all proceeds from Fortnite-related content in the Microsoft Store to Ukraine as well.
It is worth noting that the use of already earned V-Bucks will not count towards these donations, as they must be obtained with real money after today’s date.
This fundraising couldn’t come at a better time, as Epic just launched Fortnite’s newest season of content Today, which means that a lot of people will buy V-Bucks in order to get the new Battle Pass content, which in turn leads to more donations.
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