When Epic Games originally announced it would be raising money for the people of Ukraine by donating proceeds from Fortnite sales, many assumed they would end up raising a significant amount of money. Now, a little over a week under their belt, they’ve hit another amazing milestone.
Epic Games has announced on Twitter that it has raised $100 million for Ukrainians affected by the recent Russian invasion, a figure that far dwarfs the company’s previous milestone. The company announced this on March 22, just under two days after the start of the fundraiser Raised $50 million.
Beginning with Chapter 3 Season 2 Developers Epic Games Announced that it would donate all proceeds from Fortnite to four organizations to raise money for Ukraine. Now the company has also confirmed that it will also be donating to World Central Kitchen in addition to the other previously announced organizations.
The campaign runs until April 3, which means there’s a little less than a week until the end date. Xbox has also joined Epic in the commitment confirming that all proceeds from Fortnite purchases on the Microsoft Store will also be donated to Ukraine.
With all the time left, there’s no doubt that Epic will continue to raise even more money. The company confirmed today that they would make one “No Building” mode permanent in gamealongside the game’s standard modes, which means any new players they’ve acquired with the start of the season might stick around a bit longer.