PUBG is among the largest video games on the planet proper now. Little question it’s pulling in some huge cash from its 30 million players spending cash on the sport and its microtransactions. In a spherical of constructive information at the moment, PUBG developer PUBG Corp. introduced that it is giving some huge cash to online game charities.
PUBG Corp. will give $2 million to charity occasions developing this yr, together with the PUBG Further Life marathon, together with Gamers Outreach and one other marketing campaign to happen this yr. The cash comes from the sale of PUBG crates that have been offered as a part of a promotion throughout Gamescom final summer season.
The Further Life marathon this yr will help the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals from January 29 by way of February 2; PUBG Corp. is donating $300,000 to this effort. The Avid gamers Outreach occasion is a LAN event in help of the Gamers for Giving 2018 marketing campaign, and PUBG Corp. will match the donations for this occasion and the Further Life marathon. Lastly, PUBG Corp. is giving as much as $1 million to different charity teams by way of campaigns to be introduced later this yr.
This isn’t PUBG Corp’s first charitable effort. Final yr, the developer donated $100,000 to the Twitch PUBG Winter Charity Invitational.
“It has been nice to see content material creators and their audiences utilizing their skills for worthy causes, and PUBG Corp. is dedicated to supporting charity efforts with the identical enthusiasm our gamers have proven,” PUBG group supervisor Sammie Kang stated in an announcement. “We have made an impression within the gaming world over the previous yr, and we’re hoping to have much more of an impact on some excellent charitable organizations in 2018.”
After months of Early Entry, PUBG launched its 1.0 version on PC in December, with a new map, Miramar, now available as well. The Xbox One version of PUBG is offered by way of the Sport Preview program, which means it’s unfinished and at times buggy and unstable.