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Fortnite: Epic will allocate two weeks’ total earnings to Ukraine

Epic Games has recently announced a new humanitarian support for those affected by the war in Ukraine to be carried out directly from all earnings generated by its star game, Fortnite: Battle Royalein the next two weeks. Just yesterday the title started its new Season 2: Resistance Chapter 3 and coinciding with this event, the company has decided to contribute to the cause so that the people of Ukraine get more help.

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Profits from two weeks of Fortnite will be donated to Ukraine

Epic Games shared the following message on social media yesterday: “Epic allocate all Fortnite earnings corresponding to the period between March 20, 2022 and April 3, 2022 as humanitarian aid for those affected by the war in Ukraine”. In addition, from the company they also added: “In order to contribute to the cause and so that the people of Ukraine receive more aid, Xbox will also allocate its net profits obtained from Fortnite during this period”.

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There are some humanitarian aid organizations that Epic is helping, including Direct Relief, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations World Food Program (UNWFP) or the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). All of them work on the ground and provide emergency aidsuch as health and legal assistance, food, clean water, essential supplies, and shelter.

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All real money earnings from Fortnite for the period between March 20, 2022 and April 3, 2022 will be donated to humanitarian aid organizations.

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As reported by Epic, help will be sent as fast as possible and during the following weeks the list of support organizations will continue to be expanded. For informational purposes, these are all purchases with real money that contribute to the delivery of humanitarian aid:

  • Turkey packs.
  • Fortnite Club.
  • Battle Pass giveaways and cosmetic packs like the Voiddweller pack.
  • Purchases of in-game cosmetics and V-Buck cards made in physical stores (if redeemed during this time).

It is worth mentioning that the use of turkeys in fortnite will not be included as they are not real money purchases. If you have more doubts about it, you can take a look at this official article on the Fortnite website. A few weeks ago, at the beginning of MarchEpic Games has already added its support to Ukraine by stopping the trade with Russia of its games.

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