The war between Russia and Ukraine has affected many sectorsand in particular the world of video games, which has not hesitated for a few days to show its support with the Ukrainian people. Industry giant Embracer Group, owner of brands like THQ Nordic and Gearbox, has announced a million dollar donation for humanitarian organizations that help the country.
— Embracer Group (@embracergroup) February 28, 2022
A decision announced this Tuesday morning, a few hours later another $1 million donation from another giant, Belarusian (now Cypriot) Wargaming.netbut also support actions from the sports communityor even Polish studios very affected by the situation of the “neighbouring people”.
The gift ofEmbrace was announced by the boss of the group, Lars Wingefors, who will also add a million from his pocket “for employees and collaborators who are directly affected by the crisis”. The other million will therefore be donated to the Red Cross, SOS Children’s Village or the ACT alliance. Last week, 11 bit Studios indicated that the profits from This War of Mine would be donated to aid in Ukraine.