Rockstar Games has announced that it will be donating part of its revenue to COVID-19 relief efforts.
In an official statement, Rockstar Games shared that 5% of all revenue generated in April and May from purchases in Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Online will be donated to COVID-19 relief efforts.
Rockstar says that the funds “will be used to help local communities and businesses struggling with the impacts of COVID-19,” both directly and through other organisations.
The company says that it “will share more on these efforts” as things progress.
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— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) April 1, 2020
Red Dead Redemption 2 received a High Distinction (5/5) from OnlySP’s Rhain Radford-Burns, who described it as “one of the greatest games ever made.” OnlySP also checked out Red Dead Online during its beta in November 2018, writing that it was “bound to offer some interesting insights of human spirit, companionship, and loyalty.”
Grand Theft Auto V received 10/10 from OnlySP’s Nathan Hughes, who wrote that it is “one of the legendary games of this console generation and will still be played, discussed, and enjoyed far into the future of the gaming industry.”