GameDaily speaks with the fund's director, Jeff Burrell, and Julia Connolly, director of nonprofit partner City Year, about the impact of the charity venture.
Greenlit will host a #PlayApartTogether streaming event tonight to benefit charities helping to battle the pandemic.
750,000 viewers worldwide interacted with Greenlit's Esports Lounge at SDCC as popular streamers, gamers, and developers stopped by for interviews and game streams.
The gaming community has been a charitable one, but this partnership represents a first for the esports industry.
The company will give a combined $1 million to three nonprofits, along with inviting customers to donate to each charity. While the drive isn't particularly new, it demonstrates a growing interest in making games a more inclusive space.
The foundation hopes to reach 100,000 placements by 2024.
League of Legends developer announces partnership as the company details its new corporate culture values.
Over $19 million raised from event for numerous charities since 2010.
Political projects that solely utilize Unity as a 3D software or game engine will compete to receive $25,000 in financial support.
The game industry demonstrates its compassion and charity with fundraising, life-changing products, and a commitment to ensuring that gaming is for everyone.