Wargaming has 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 will raise funds to support the nation’s 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 honor 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.”
For more information visit http://www.worldofwarships.eu
For more information about the Hero Up campaign please visit https://heroup.helpforheroes.org.uk/
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