All the industrian unite against the coronavirus. From the world of video games, Riot Games, parents of the popular MOBA League of Legends, have donated more than a million dollars for the fight against the COVID-19.
The announcement of the company was carried out by the founders Brandon Beck and Marc Merril, those who will donate 500 thousand dollars each.
Of the total amount, $ 400,000 will go to the food bank of Los Angeleswhile $ 200,000 will be awarded to the Mayor’s Fund of the city. With that money, it will help to soften the cost of medical care, meals for the elderly and other crucial needs. “In addition to its economic contribution, Riot Games is working to ensure the necessary equipment of the hospitals of Los Angeles, such as, for example, masks to protect our doctors and nurses first-line, has informed the mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti.
In terms of their skills, Riot Games has managed to pass a large number of them to the online mode without spectators. Unfortunately, it postponed the Mid-Season Invitational at the mid-year and, if things are still severe, will have to rethink the World Championship that was to take place in October in China.
The star maximum of the game, Faker, he also made his personal donation in his native South Korea.
League of Legends it is the esport with the most players in the world: an Account with more than 8 million active players daily in their regional servers and is responsible for the phenomenon of e-sports in the society.
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