A recently launched Humble Bundle has raised nearly $10 million for humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine at the time of writing.
The Stand with Ukraine Bundle costs $40 / £30.58 and contains 123 items, including games, comics, RPG books and software. The bundle will remain active until 2pm ET / 6pm GMT on Friday, March 25.
Whereas most Humble Bundles insist on giving at least a percentage of profits to Humble itself (often notably more than it gives to charity), the Stand with Ukraine Bundle gives 100% of the money made to four different humanitarian charities.
Those who buy the bundle can choose how much of their money goes to each charity, or simply do an even four-way split.
The charities set to receive the money from this bundle are Razom for Ukraine (which “provides critical medical supplies”), International Rescue Committee (which “responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises”), International Medical Corps (which “provides lifesaving healthcare and supplies”) and Direct Relief (“one of the world’s largest providers of medical relief”).
Of the 123 items included in the $40 bundle, around 85 are games, including the likes of:
- Back 4 Blood
- Metro Exodus
- Spyro Reignited Trilogy
- Sunset Overdrive
- Quantum Break
- Fable Anniversary
- PGA Tour 2K21
- Kerbal Space Program
The bundle is the latest example of the video game industry raising money to help the people of Ukraine as it continues to be invaded by Russian forces.
Earlier this month indie developers from all over the world contributed games to a large bundle designed to raise money for Ukrainian charities, which ultimately raised a total of $6.3 million.
Numerous games companies have also made significant donations to the humanitarian appeal in Ukraine including Square Enix, Embracer Group, 11 bit studios, Bandai Namco, CD Projekt Red, Supercell, Ubisoft, Unity and The Pokémon Company.