Over the final a number of weeks, the Florida-based gaming occasion GCX has been internet hosting gaming livestream marathons on a number of totally different platforms, together with Facebook, Mixer, and Twitch. All donations go towards St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and to date, organizers have raised greater than $6 million.
The majority of that cash has come from Twitch donations since June 14, they usually wrap up at this time. From June 12 by means of June 14, they occurred on Mixer, and have been held on Facebook from June 5 by means of June 7. Segments have included big-name streamers and creators comparable to Greg Miller, CohhCarnage, and DrLupo, and Bungie even had its personal section on June 18.
Because it couldn’t transfer ahead with an in-person occasion prefer it sometimes does, GCX can also be promoting tickets to a 2021 occasion in Orlando. Provided the pandemic is below management by then, it will function recreation builders, streamers, artists, and followers who can rejoice gaming collectively whereas they elevate cash for charity.
Another massive gaming charity occasion, Summer Games Done Quick, was lately pressured to cancel its on-site occasion in favor of a completely on-line charity drive. Summer Games Done Quick 2020 Online will happen from August 16 by means of August 23, and it’ll profit Doctors Without Borders.
GameSpot has formally kicked off Play For All–a celebration of all issues gaming. Join us as we carry you the summer season’s hottest information, previews, interviews, options, and movies, in addition to elevate cash for COVID-19 reduction efforts and Black Lives Matter with the assistance of our pals from across the gaming world. Check out the Play For All schedule for extra.