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LoL Devs Pledge Support to Ukraine; Will Donate $1M

Riot Games has launched its own charity event for victims of the war in Ukraine. What's more, the company is set to donate $1 million to three humanitarian organizations.

More and more representatives of the video games industry join in helping the victims of the war in Ukraine. Another company that has decided to provide financial support is Riot Games. Yesterday, the creators of League of Legends issued a short, but very specific statement.

According to its contents, revenue from all battle passes for Valorant, Legends of Runeterra, Teamfight Tactics and the unreleased LoL: Wild Rift will go to charities in the region affected by the armed conflict. The same goes for recently introduced League of Legends feature called "bee skins" - available for Ziggs, Orianna, and Heimerdinger, among others.

But wait, there's more, because regardless of the amount raised Riot Games is also expected to donate a total of $1 million to three non-profit organizations that provide humanitarian aid to victims of the war in Ukraine. These will be:

Remember that buying games or skins is not the only available way to help Ukraine. You can also donate money to one of the many fundraisers or get involved locally in activities to provide support to immigrants.

For more information on the war in Ukraine from a gaming industry perspective, we recommend you read this post.

Hubert Sledziewski

Hubert Sledziewski

A sociologist by education, a gamer by passion. His adventure with gaming began at the age of four – with the Famicom clone. Currently, he prefers PC and challenging RPGs, but doesn't shy away from consoles or other genres. He has been writing professionally since 2016. He joined Gamepressure five years later – although he has known the website ever since he had access to the Internet – to combine his love of writing and games. He mainly deals with news and editorials. When he's not playing or writing, he's happiest reading, watching TV shows (less often movies) and Premier League matches, listening to heavy music, and walking his dog. He loves Stephen King's works almost unconditionally. He has not abandoned plans to follow in his footsteps. However, he keeps his first "literary achievements" locked away deep in a drawer.


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