Technology 'Overwatch' skin raised more than $10 millon for breast cancer research

02:31  10 july  2018
02:31  10 july  2018 Source:   engadget.com

Reddit correctly guessed that Overwatch’s newest hero is a mech-piloting killer hamster

  Reddit correctly guessed that Overwatch’s newest hero is a mech-piloting killer hamster Fresh from wrapping up Overwatch's massive anniversary event and releasing a huge new patch on the live servers, Blizzard has fired up the old social media accounts to tease the newest Overwatch hero. And, by tease, I mean troll the living hell out of its 40 million players, because there's noAssuming for a second that we haven’t all gone completely insane, there’s something even more impressive than Blizzard’s imagination here: the fact that several Reddit sleuths correctly predicted what was going to happen, based off clues littered in some of the maps and a healthy dollop of good luck.

The Pink Mercy skin raised at least $ 10 million of the total, which is the largest donation from a corporate partner in a single year in BCRF's 25-year history. Across the two-week campaign, 14 Overwatch streamers on Twitch raised more than 0,000 on top of Blizzard's .7 million.

Overwatch Pink Mercy Skin Raises Almost $ 10 Million for Breast . The Overwatch community managed to raise more than .7 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation during the Pink Mercy charity In addition to the money raised by the skin and t-shirts, more than 0,000 was

Back in May, Overwatch added its first paid skin for the much-loved (and sometimes loathed) healer Mercy. At $15, it was nothing to sniff at, but all proceeds went to a good cause, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

Blizzard has just revealed that the drive raised over $12.7 million. That's around six times the amount raised by the latest Games Done Quick charity speedrunning marathon.

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