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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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Sigh. at least *some* of the money is going to a good cause.
That is extremely generous of them. I always love when companies donate and support certain causes.
Well that's cool. To be honest, the MOH series has kinda gone down the ***, but its nice to see all the things the MOH games do for soldiers. The new game looks kind of good anyways, so we'll see.
Disappointing, only $1? Come on EA you can definitely give more than that =/
Good for EA!
These people trying to nit pick at them for this need to give it a rest. I'm serving currently, along with mulptiple family members, and every penny is appreciated no matter who gives it. And the fact that has been made a PRIORITY By them is awesome. Those families left behind and soldiers injured need this, and our country is wonderful when it comes to giving back. Good for EA. A possible rebound after having a terrible past couple of years.
That's really cool that they are doing this. And it's a lot of money as well. They are probably trying to get back in good graces with the public after bending us all over a chair with the 'season' and online passes.
I think I'd like it more if there were just a few more troops here that could enjoy EA's games and not dying for senseless politics across the world. Bring those guys home!
That's pretty nice. Making games on wars but also helps out on the vets.
Good idea, hope it sell a bunch.
Good job EA.