For those out of the loop, Games Done Quick hosts speedrunning charity events every year – with many talented gamers helping to raise funds by blazing through various games in record time. Well, this year’s Summer Games Done Quick event was no different!
Following the end of the event recently, the event’s organizations revealed that they had raised over $2.9 million for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Beyond Borders) during the past week. Here’s a brief breakdown of the whole event:
- Final Total of Donations: $2,903,000.35
- Largest Individual Donation: $250,615.22
- Average Donation: $71.97
- Median Donation: $25.00
- 153 Runs
- 218 Prizes
- 82 Bids
- 22,627 Donors
- 40,336 Donations
This year, speedrunners entertained viewers with fantastic runs of classic titles like Earthworm Jim, Mega Man X2, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and much more. If you want to catch up on the whole event, you can find all the speedruns over here.