Summer Games Done Quick 2020 Raises $2.3 Million for Charity

Summer season Video games Completed Fast 2020, the online game speedrunning marathon that raises cash for charity, has simply raised over $2.Three million for Docs With out Borders.
@GamesDoneQuick introduced the glorious information on Twitter, and famous that the following two Video games Completed Fast occasions shall be Fleet Fatales (November 15-21) and Superior Video games Completed Fast 2021 (January Three-10, 2021).

SGDQ 2020 happened from Sunday, August 16 – Sunday, August 23, and noticed 33,639 donations from audience world wide, consistent with the authentic donation tracker.

There have been 148 runs, 159 prizes given out, and 20,430 donors who made a mean donation of $68.71. Those donations had been made thru direct donations, Twitch subscriptions and bits given all over Video games Completed Fast’s streams, and purchases from companions like The Yetee and Fangamer.

This yr’s SGDQ featured its first ever VR speedrun in Part-Existence: Alyx, along video games like Ultimate Delusion VII Remake, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Tremendous Mario Bros., and Megastar Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic.

The Video games Completed Fast occasions generally happen in individual, identical to Superior Video games Completed Fast 2020 that raised $Three.13 million, however the COVID-19 pandemic made it so SGDQ 2020 was fully online. It was once an unlucky exchange, however it is nice to look it was once nonetheless an enormous good fortune.You’ll rewatch all of the speedruns on Video games Completed Fast’s YouTube channel, and be told extra about donating and getting concerned at their site.

For extra speedrunning goodness, additionally ensure that to try our Devs React to Speedruns sequence for video games like Part-Existence 2, Doom Everlasting, and SpongeBob: Combat for Bikini Backside.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information creator for IGN. You’ll practice him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.

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