When Epic Games originally announced that it would be raising money for the people of Ukraine by donating proceeds from Fortnite sales, many assumed that they would eventually raise substantial funds. Now, with just over a week under their belt, they’ve reached another incredible milestone.
Epic Games has announced on Twitter that it raised $100 million for Ukrainians affected by the recent Russian invasion, a figure that far eclipses the company’s previous milestone. On March 22, nearly two days into the fundraising campaign, the company announced that it had raised $50 million.
With the start of Chapter 3, Season 2, developer Epic Games has announced that it will be donating all proceeds from Fortnite to four organizations in an effort to help raise funds for Ukraine. Now, the company has also confirmed that it will also donate to World Central Kitchen, in addition to the other previously announced organizations.
The campaign will last until April 3, which means there is just under a week left until the end date. Xbox also joined Epic in the pledge, confirming that all proceeds from Fortnite purchases on the Microsoft Store would also be donated to Ukraine.
With all that time left, there’s no doubt that Epic will continue to raise even more money. The company confirmed today that it will be making a “no build” mode permanent in the game, alongside the game’s standard modes, meaning any new players they gained with the start of the season could stay. a little bit longer.