WORLD OF WARSHIPS LAUNCHES DIGITAL CHARITY CAMPAIGN TO COMMEMORATE REMEMBRANCE DAY 2020
100% OF PROFITS SOLD FROM IN-GAME REMEMBERANCE ITEM BUNDLES WILL BE DONATED TO WOUNDED UK VETERANS THROUGH HELP FOR HEROES
Wargaming, the award-winning online game developer and publisher, announced the details of its Remembrance Day fundraising charity campaign for its popular naval combat game World of Warships (WoWS). From now until November 22nd players can purchase exclusive in-game items with 100% of the profits being donated to wounded veterans through Help for Heroes, the leading charity supporting wounded, injured and sick British Armed Forces veterans.
These exclusive items can be bought in-game, and includes a Remembrance flag and patch dedicated to the commemoration of Remembrance Day. In addition, premium charity bundles are available, including the revolutionary battleships HMS Dreadnought and the most decorated Royal Navy battleship HMS Warspite, together with regional camo packs to customise your ship. To participate in this charity campaign, players can select from the following bundles:
· Remembrance patch and Remembrance flag
· Remembrance patch, Remembrance flag and camo pack (composed of the British flag camo and the Canada camo)
· HMS Dreadnought, Remembrance patch and Remembrance flag
· HMS Warspite, Remembrance patch and Remembrance flag
“We are delighted to announce our digital fundraising charity campaign that will raise funds to support the veterans and their families through the amazing work Help for Heroes does on a daily basis”, explains Rajeev Girdhar, WoWS Regional Publishing Director. ”In these times of uncertainty, we believe it’s important not to lose sight of those who dedicated their lives to protect others. Veterans are a vital part of the Warships family, and we want to give our players the opportunity to honour and support those brave men and women.
“Gaming can be an incredible part of the recovery journey for some of our veterans as we have seen this year through our work with the Hero Up campaign” says Andy Johnson-Creek, Head of PR at Help for Heroes. “ We are incredibly humbled by Wargaming’s fundraising through World of Warships. At this time of Remembrance when our veterans cannot be together in person, we know playing online as a team can bring great comfort and support.”
Imagery for the Remembrance in game items can be found here.
For more information visit http://www.worldofwarships.asia
For more information about the Hero Up campaign please visit https://heroup.helpforheroes.org.uk/
About World of Warships
World of Warships is a free, historical, online combat PC game from Wargaming. With its massive fleet of most iconic war vessels, including four different ship classes and strategically designed environment, World of Warships provides the ultimate naval warfare gaming experience, suitable for everyone. Thanks to its largest collection of historically accurate ships available to play, World of Warships prides itself as a digital ship museum and a focal point for naval history enthusiasts. New thematic content and innovative game modes are being added on a regular basis, providing a diverse and exciting gameplay to its broad player base.
One franchise – multiple platforms
After the successful launch of World of Warships on PC, its unique gameplay and design has been adapted to bring free massive naval battles to other platforms with World of Warships: Legends available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and World of Warships Blitz on iOS and Android mobile devices. Official website: http://www.worldofwarships.asia
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 4500+ employees and offices spread all over the world. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms. Their flagship products include the massively popular free-to-play hit World of Tanks and the strategic naval action game World of Warships. Official website: www.wargaming.com
About Help for Heroes
Help for Heroes supports those with injuries and illnesses attributable to their service in the British Armed Forces. No matter when someone served, it believes that those prepared to put their lives second, deserve a second chance at life. Every course and activity the charity offers aims to empower them to look beyond illness and injury, regain their purpose, reach their potential and have a positive impact on society. For more information, visit www.helpforheroes.org.uk.