Bethesda Softworks, well known among gamers for series like The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Doom or Wolfenstein, announced in a blog post on their own website that they would donate one million US dollars for the global fight against the corona virus. The money will benefit various non-profit organizations that are dependent on donations, especially during the current pandemic.
The current pandemic, caused by the new type of corona virus called SARS-CoV 2, hardly misses any company. The game industry is also affected, albeit far less strongly than, for example, economic sectors such as gastronomy or aviation, which have largely come to a complete standstill. Nintendo, for example, even benefits from the situation, at least temporarily, due to a sharply increased question about the switch.
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The US publisher and developer Bethesda Softworks, known to most players through famous series such as The Elder Scrolls, Doom, Wolfenstein or Fallout, would like to participate in the global fight against the novel corona virus and is donating a total of one million US dollars for this purpose. The company announced by Blog post on your own website at.
Half of it goes to "Direct relief", an organization that provides health care workers with protective clothing. Bethesda donates $ 250,000 to UNICEF for global child support. The remaining quarter goes to various smaller organizations located near their respective Bethesda offices around the world These facilities are determined by the respective studios and offices themselves.
In addition stream Bethesda employees under the slogan #BethesdaAtHome from home on Twitch. Viewers of the streams can participate in supporting the organizations already supported by the donation.
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