Over $21,000 In Final Fantasy XIV Charity March

Final Fantasy XIV

Final Fantasy XIV players have donated over $21,000 to relief efforts for hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Reported by Gamesindustry.biz, last weekend community members held an in game charity march, users had to join a specific server and marched across the world of Eorzea. The event was live streamed and was also accompanied by a trivia contest and in game after-party. The event encouraged both participants and viewers to donate to the cause.

PCgamesN reported that the event raised a total of $21,550 for Direct Relief over 12 hours. Direct Relief are the charity who has been helping with the clean-up and rescue effort following the both hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the target was originally set at $1,000 which was met at the start of the event, within three hours the amount raised rose to $5,000.