Grinding Gear Games said that its first charity race event related to Path of Exile has already raised almost $20,000 to benefit the Child's Play charity. The event, which started on Saturday, May 10, 2014 in its game, will continue to run till Saturday, May 24, at 1:00 PM PST. The in-game item on sale for this charity event, an Angelic Mask, has sold over 3,600 units at a cost of $5.00 a piece, and is only available during the two week event. One-hundred percent of the proceeds are being donated to the Child's Play charity.
Participants of the event will be eligible to win in-game prizes including special micro-transactions as well as signed art from the Path of Exile team. Grinding Gear Game's partners such as NVIDIA, Razer, and Turtle Beach have also contributed a variety of prizes including keyboards, mice, and graphics cards that will also be awarded to participants. Grinding Gear Games will pick winners randomly from the participants whose characters reach the following levels or higher (listed below). Participants can win prizes from multiple tiers as their characters level up.
Prizes available in the random drawing include:
Level 15: 100x Stash Tab Bundles
Level 20: 100x Premium Stash Tab Bundles
Level 25: 10x Razer Mice
Level 30: 5x Razer Keyboards
Level 35: 5x NVIDIA High-performance Graphics Cards
Level 40: 8x Turtle Beach Ear Force Z SEVEN Gaming Headsets (Newly Added on May 7th)
Level 50: 10x Sets of all Seraph Micro-transactions (Armor pieces, Wings, Weapon Effect and Footprint Effect)
Level 65: 5x Sets of Signed Prints of Original Early Concept Art
Level 85: 1x One hour private Q&A on Skype with Chris, Jonathan and Erik
The top 5 players (ranked by experience) will also receive an Alternate Art Demigod's Bounty unique item.
For more information on the event, check out www.pathofexile.com.