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Ukrainian video game developers ask for help after invasion | Digital Trends Spanish

A group of Ukrainian video game developers asked for financial aid for their country’s troops after the invasion initiated by Russia on Wednesday, February 23.

On Twitter, the official account of the GSC Game World studio, developer of the shooting video game stalkerasked for financial aid for the Ukrainian troops.

— GSC Game World (@GSC_GW) February 24, 2022

“Our country woke up to the sound of explosions and gunshots, but it is ready to defend its freedom and independence, we remain strong and ready for anything. The future is uncertain, but we are confident it will get better as much as we are confident in our military and Ukraine,” the studio tweeted.

Ukraine has a significant video game developer scene. One of his most recognized studios at 4A Games, famous for his work on the Metro series. And while 4A Games moved its operation from Ukraine to Montenegro in 2014 as a result of hostilities with Russia, the country is still home to studios like Frogwares, while big companies like Ubisoft also have offices in the capital Kiev.

In recent days, several video game developers have expressed concern about the growing tension in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, which on Wednesday led to a military invasion in several cities.

One of the Ukraine-based studios, Vostok Games, he said in days past to the portal polygonal considering a relocation in the face of growing hostilities.

At the time of writing this note, the Ukrainian Ministry of Health confirmed the death of 57 people and 169 Ukrainians injured.

Meanwhile, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, announced new economic sanctions on Russia, the cessation of exports and the expulsion of Russian diplomats. Biden also said that if Russia attacked NATO territory, the US and its allies would respond.

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