Game news Humble Bundle: The Metro Exodus and Back 4 Blood pack in support of Ukraine is a success
While last week we told you about the release of a series of games, comics and software on Humble Bundle, all proceeds of which would be donated to support Ukraine, the site just announced the outcome of their operation and it’s a resounding success.
Significant mobilization of the gaming community
Last week, Humble Bundle put up for sale a bundle of comics, various software, and a large number of video games, all proceeds of which will be donated to associations supporting Ukraine. The package contained titles like Metro Exodus
In the end, the operation raised exactly 18,845,726 dollars, a significant and welcome sum that was donated directly to several organizations: Razom for Ukraine, International Rescue Committee, International Medical Corps and Direct Relief.
Our All-for-Charity Stand With Ukraine 🇺🇦 Bundle is over. Together we raised over $20 million for humanitarian relief efforts in Germany #Ukraine!
Thank you all for your support!!! ❤️https://t.co/5qd70ruIoP
— Humble Bundle (@humble) March 25, 2022
This isn’t the first time Humble Bundle has done something like this. Since 2010, the site has reportedly raised nearly $200 million for various causesand donated to charities like Charity Water, Worldreader, Make a Wish, Girls who Code or One Tree Planted, ACLU, Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, Special Effect and many others.
The conflict in Ukraine has led to a massive mobilization of the gaming community. Operations similar to those performed by Humble Bundle have already been performed, such as: B. the package offered for sale by the Itch.io platform. Currently, several development studios are directly affected by the war, such as Ubisoft or the developers of GSC Game World behind STALKER 2 who would have been forced to move to the Czech Republic. On the Russian side, many big players from various tech industries have chosen to sanction the country, including Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard, Google, as well as Netflix and Amazon.
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