It’s been one other profitable 12 months for Summer Games Done Quick, even after the shift to an online-only format within the wake of COVID-19. The week-long speedrunning competition, which featured all the things from RPG games like Dragon Age: Inquisition to basic platformers, introduced in over $2.9 million in viewer donations.

Those donations will go to Médecins Sans Frontières – also referred to as Doctors Without Borders – which is a world humanitarian support organisation that sends medical staff to areas of the world hit by wars and endemic illnesses. The complete quantity collected in donations was $2,909,644.35 USD (which works out to £2,095,802.28).

That complete was collected throughout some 40,353 particular person donations, with the median donation being $25. The common donation was fairly a bit greater, $72.10, thanks to a couple notably excessive contributions. The largest single donation this 12 months was a whopping $250,615.22, and stream host Twitch kicked in $40,000. While the overall this 12 months wasn’t quite as high because the occasion has seen in years previous, a submit to the official GDQ Twitter account factors out that it’s a document for the completely on-line format.

The full breakdown is obtainable on the GDQ website.

You gained’t have lengthy to attend for the subsequent occasion on GDQ’s schedule. Flame Fatales, its girls’s speedrunning occasion, runs August 15-21. The subsequent Awesome Games Done Quick is slated for January 9-16 2022.

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