Bungie, the renowned video game developer behind popular franchises like Halo and Destiny, has announced a new initiative to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake in Turkey. The company has pledged to donate a portion of its sales from its latest game, Destiny 2, to aid relief efforts and help support those affected by the disaster.
The earthquake, which struck the eastern province of Elazig in Turkey on January 24, has claimed dozens of lives and left thousands of people homeless. In response to the tragedy, Bungie has taken swift action to do its part and help those in need.
“At Bungie, we are deeply saddened by the news of the earthquake in Turkey, and our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy,” said Luke Smith, the game director of Destiny 2. “We believe it’s important for us to take action and support relief efforts in any way we can. That’s why we’re proud to announce that a portion of the sales from Destiny 2 will be donated to help those affected by the earthquake.”Luke Smith Director of Destiny 2
Bungie has a history of giving back to the community, and this latest effort is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to using its platform to make a positive impact in the world. In the past, the company has raised money for various charitable organizations, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The V Foundation for Cancer Research, and The Jimmy Fund.
The response from the gaming community has been overwhelmingly positive, with players expressing their support for Bungie’s efforts and encouraging others to join in and help.
“It’s great to see a company like Bungie taking the lead and doing their part to support those in need,” said Destiny 2 player, Parker Ashley. “I’m proud to be a part of a community that cares and is willing to take action.”Parker Ashley Gamer
In these challenging times, it’s inspiring to see a company like Bungie stepping up to make a difference. By donating a portion of its sales to the earthquake victims in Turkey, the company is showing that even in the world of video games, actions speak louder than words.