Arma III maker Bohemia Interactive has managed to raise $50,000 for the Red Cross with DLC that started out as an April Fool's Day joke. Bohemia Interactive announced that its Arma III's April Fools' Day joke that became content add-on has brought in 1m Czech koruna, around $50,000 USD, for the Czech Red Cross.
Bohemia and also briefly discussed the success of the military shooter franchise's new approach to DLC.
"Alongside helping us to evaluate Arma 3's new approach to DLC, with the backing of our community, Arma 3 Karts has managed to raise money for a great cause," Arma III creative director Jay Crowe wrote.
"A big thanks to our players, both for their support and their valuable feedback, which we'll use to refine our implementation," he added. "Overall, we're positive about the preliminary results and responses, which seems to benefit Arma 3 players and help sustain Arma 3 development."
The Arma 3 Karts DLC will remain on sale moving forward at 1.49 EUR / $1.99 USD / 1.19 GBP, with a portion of the proceeds continuing to add to the charity's total.
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