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Bungie’s block within the annual Guardian Con Charity Marathon Stream yesterday managed to lift over $400,000 for St. Jude Kids’s Analysis Hospital, setting an occasion document.
The annual marathon streaming occasion runs from June 16 via June 23 this 12 months, and has on the time of publication raised $2.5 million of its $three million objective for St. Jude’s.
Guardian Con’s official Twitter has mentioned that Bungie’s four-hour block was the one largest block ever within the historical past of the occasion. Its stream consisted of Bungie group members enjoying varied modes in Future 2 and difficult gamers to attempt to win in opposition to them in aggressive play. The developer additionally supplied varied Future and Future 2-related prizes for sure tiers of donations all through the stream.
Guardian Con started in August of 2015 as a fan meetup that has since developed into a correct conference, with the charity marathon as simply one in all its many parts. Final 12 months’s occasion raised over $2.eight million, nicely above its $2.four million objective.