Overwatch players have helped raise $12.7 Million for Breast Cancer Research.
It’s always awesome to see communities come together to achieve some fantastic goals, and this time is no exception. Blizzards Overwatch game has fans all over the world, and a large number of those players have supported the Breast Cancer Research Foundation by purchasing special ‘Pink Mercy’ skins and T-shirts. With the limited-edition Pink Mercy T-shirts, available for men and women, designed by Overwatch community artist @vickisigh.
Sales of the special ‘Pink Mercy’ skin and charity T-shirt provided the majority of the $12.7 million, with further contributions coming from $130,000 in donations watching 14 different Overwatch stars stream on Twitch. This is the largest donation by a corporate partner within one year in the BCRF’s 25-year history.
Overwatch also included a little video showing the results of the charity drive, and thanking its community for the support.