Fortnite raises $144M for Ukraine

Fortnite’s fundraising period for the Ukrainian rescue is over, with the battle royale game raising a staggering $144 million in two weeks.The total final proceeds will be distributed among the five humanitarian organizations currently operating in Ukraine, namely UNICEF, immediate relief, world food program, World Central Kitchenand UNHCR.

Epic Games originally announced the fundraiser on March 20, saying that all profits from in-game sales for two weeks would go to humanitarian relief in Ukraine. Xbox also joined the fundraiser, earning its own proceeds from Fortnite in the meantime. Epic announced the final total via a tweet on the official Fortnite Twitter account:

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