The COVID-19 has killed hundreds of thousands around the world, and it continues to do so. Everyone doing something good is a hero, however, we will never forget the contributions made by Medical Staff around the globe during the pandemic. A lot of doctors, nursers, and hospital staff die daily due to the virus, while saving others.
Well, the UK Games industry is proud of medical workers, hence they have decided to giveaway some games. A website called Games for Carers will allow NHS staff to claim any free game or subscription by just entering their work email. The staff will be able to get free games from more than 85,000 games.
Journaist Chris Sculliion, who first shared his idea for Games for Cares told VGC about how it happened.
“Someone suggested giving it to an NHS worker, and I thought that was a great idea, but I ended up getting three or four NHS workers asking to claim it,” he explained.
“I thought, ‘wouldn’t it be great to get codes for a bunch of NHS workers instead of just one?” So I reached out to my contacts in the game industry to see if any of them had any spare codes that I could pass on.
“I ended up getting in touch with Ukie, and at that point the idea grew arms and legs in the best way.
“With Ukie able to reach out to its contacts and Keymailer offering to help out with distribution, we’re now looking at around 85,000 codes available wh
List of Publishers participating in this cause
101XP, 1939 Games, 4MB Interactive, Absolutely Games, Activision, Apache, ASA Studio, Auroch Digital, Bare Knuckle Development, Beast Inc, Bedtime Digital Games, Bethesda, Born Ready Games, Bossa Studios, Brainbox, Bungie, CCP, Coatsink, Codemasters, Curve Digital, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, Double Fine Productions, Dovetail Games, Electronic Arts, Evil Twin Artworks, Excalibur, FitXR, Flying Interactive, Greenlight Games, Hi-Rez, Huey Games, Indie Champions, Introversion Software, Irregular Corp, Jagex Games Studios, Japster’s Cavern, Junkfish Limited, Koch Media, Konami, Kupo Games, Marvelous Europe, Maximum Games, Media Molecule, Milestone, Mode 7, Modus Games, nDreams, NerdyBGird Studios, Niffler, , Numskull Games, Outright Games, Payload Studios, Phantom Compass, Placeholder Gameworks, Playsport, PQube, QCF Design, Quack Quack Games, Quantum Soup Studios, Raiser Games, Rare, Renegade Sector Games, Reverie World Studios Inc, Revolution Software, Ripstone, Roll7, Salix Games, SEGA, SFB Games, Spilt Milk Studios, Sports Interactive, State of PlayTeam 17, Team Cats & Bears, The Game Creators, The Pixel Mine, The Yogcast, THQ Nordic, tinyBuild Games, ToastieLabs, Wired Productions, Wizards of the Coast LLC, Wreck Tanghle Games, Xbox Game Studios and ZA/UM.