Epic Games announced on March 20, to all two week revenues in Fort Night, to be used to support humanitarian assistance to Ukraine. In addition, Microsoft also allows you to donate “Fort Night” content net sales in the company’s platform in the same period.
“Fort Night” is a battle royal game developed and operated by Epic Games. In the presentation as of August 2021, the number of nominal players is a highly popular work, such as overproting ¥ 350 million worldwide. According to this official announcement, Epic Games is a local time, all of the revenues from March 20, 202 to April 3, to support Ukraine currently in war throughout the four humanitarian support groups It is said that it is. Microsoft also cooperates, and “Fort Night” content related net sales in Microsoft Store is also used to be used to humanitarian assistance. After Ukrainian invasion by Russia, various-scale game companies have shown the posture of Ukraine support (related articles). However, full donation of sales of operated games is an unusual example.
It is sales purchased in a real currency within the period of donation. As an example, V-BUCKS packs, Fort Night Crew, Gift Patrich, and Visual Packs such as Void Lander Packs are applicable. In addition, physical purchase at a retailer is also subject to donation if it is switched to the game within the time period. However, the use of V-BUCKS, which is an additional addition in game, is not included. In other words, new purchases of V-BUCKS using cash were subject to donation, and it is not possible to donate at V-BUCKS consumption held before March 20. In addition, the monthly fee for the subscro service “Fort Night Crew” is also subject to donation if it is processed within the period.
The donation destination is “DIRECT RELIEF” “UNICEF” “UN UN UNHCR Association (UNWFP)” UN UNHCR Association-UN Refugee-High Commissioner Office Office “, and donations The previous group is to be added. Selection of donation destination is impossible. Remittances from Epic Games to Donations are as quickly done as much as possible. If you do not want to turn to donate the purchase in “Fort Night”, “Make sure to refrain from the real currency purchase in Fort Night from April 4, 2012.”
“Fort Night” is a popular work. Although it is somewhat past data, it was about $ 5.5 billion (approximately ¥ 656.1 billion) in 2018 and about $ 3.7 billion in 2019 (approximately 442 billion yen), but Epic Games and Apple It has been revealed by the trial material of (THE VERGE). Even if it is a 2-week sales, the amount is expected to be very large. A large amount of donations will be leveraged by humanitarian assistance.
In addition, “Fort Night” has opened the new season “Chapter 3 Season 2” from today. In addition to adding vehicles such as IO Titan tanks, which is a tank, character agility is improved such as increased movement speed and adding actions. Furthermore, it is temporarily invalidated in the architecture, which is a feature of this work in some game mode, and “over shielding” is introduced, and it is a change that is rich in change. In addition, the efforts to donate the seasons that will greatly contribute to sales will indicate the attitude to support EPIC GAMES Ukraine.