Gaming is a global passion and this is reflected in businesses around the world, as well as the communities their work reaches. When there is great conflict in the world, concern is natural. There is an update from Wargaming, the studio behind World of Warships, World of tanksand The World of Fighters, and tank world about the current situation in Ukraine and their studio Persha, also known as Wargaming Kyiv.
The company released a statement in response to numerous questions and concerns from the community about the situation and how Persha employees were impacted. This part is, Ukrainians The studio mainly focuses on The World of Fighters.
Their statement read: “At Wargaming, the safety and security of our employees is a top priority. Currently, all the company’s available resources are helping and supporting our more than 550 colleagues: providing them with alternative housing, early payment of wages, [and] additional funding to support travel and resettlement. We are helping our employees’ families travel to neighboring countries and arrange accommodation for them. “
Wargaming continues to acknowledge the situation in Ukraine and announces a donation of US$1 million to the Ukrainian Red Cross to support Ukrainians hospitals and doctors, in addition to displaced citizens and other care needs of the people. If continued assistance is needed, the company also indicated that it can provide additional humanitarian assistance.
However, some of the focus also fell on former World of Tanks Creative Director, Sergey Burkatovskiy. According to PC Gamer, Burkatovskiy has repeatedly made comments in support of Russia’s actions in Ukraine and the company has let him go wastefully, while re-emphasizing its efforts to help its employees in Kyiv.
Wargaming has helped with humanitarian and other important causes in the past. A recent campaign helped an organization for veterans with PTSD, K9s for Warriors, get service dogs to help them lead better lives. These and other causes, especially in the context of great conflict, are changing where news images show a lot of people fleeing, it is a reminder that while the game is all about demand and yes, billions of dollars of business exchange every year, there is always a human component that we can never forget.
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