Bethesda donates $1m to COVID-19 relief charities

first_imgBethesda donates $1m to COVID-19 relief charitiesDirect Relief, UNICEF, charities local to company’s studios to receive donationsRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterMonday 27th April 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleBethesda Game StudiosBethesda SoftworksBethesda has announced it will donate $1 million toward COVID-19 relief, split across several charities.In its announcement today, the company shared that of the total, $500,000 will go toward COVID-19 relief charity Direct Relief, and $250,000 would go toward UNICEF.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games The final $250,000 will be split across local COVID-19 relief efforts in the communities where Bethesda studios and offices are based, with recipients chosen by individual Bethesda and Zenimax studios.Bethesda is far from the first games company to donate to COVID-19 relief, with other major companies including EA, Sony, and Rockstar setting aside either funds or portions of sales to support efforts.We’ve rounded up a full list of everything the games industry is doing to support COVID-19 relief here.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesMicrosoft’s Zenimax acquisition approved by EUUpdate: European Commission has no concerns with the deal impacting the common marketBy James Batchelor 2 months agoMicrosoft requests EU approval for ZeniMax acquisitionEuropean Commission’s antitrust regulators will decide by March 5By James Batchelor 3 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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