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Electronic Arts has announced that it will donate at least $1 million to veterans' charities through sales of the upcoming Medal of Honor: Warfighter Zero Dark Thirty map pack. The move is being made in conjunction with the Zero Dark Thirty film (directed by Kathryn Bigelow who did The Hurt Locker), which is about the special forces mission to get Osama bin Laden.
EA says that it will give $1 for each map pack sold, with the donations split among the participating nonprofit organizations.
The map pack contains two new multiplayer maps based on real-world locations: The Darra Gun Market in Pakistan and Chitral in northern Afghanistan.
Medal of Honor: Warfighter comes out for the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on October 23. Here's the latest trailer.
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Say, that's a good idea
Did we, "get," him or did we, "have him killed?" Interesting wording, Mr. Kato. (Fellow Matt givin respec.)
Well, at least they are putting some of the profits from their ridiculous business activity to someone deserving.
This is a great thing for vets across the country, almost makes me want to get it solely for this reason.
I appreciate EA doing something to help the veterans. Call me cynical, I wonder how much the map will actually cost though.
I'm glad to see something positive concerning EA's business ethics. However, I don't think $1 million is enough to buy back their integrity. I'm sure they will still earn extra profit from this promotion. On the plus side, I am happy they are supporting our veterans...they deserve every dime of our support.
Sweet, good on them.
To be honest, I'd rather see the donations go to building schools and educating kids in 3rd world countries, so they can start using their brains and become independent thinkers, making them harder to recruit for various terrorist organizations in the future.
Buying from EA is almost like giving to charity, right? Well, at any rate, if anyone deserves it, it is the vets.
Well at least EA finally does something smart.
good for them
Doesn't change the fact that they are still scum.
So that's were all my online pass money is going to.
very good EA
Combat vet here. I really enjoyed the campaign of the last MoH game, and Im pretty excited about this one. I hppe it has another awesome mission as a SAW gunner.