Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine is affecting everyone in the world, whether it is online or offline, part of our everyday life, work, business, recreation, etc, and the Gaming Industry is no exception. Out of every category in this industry, Esports seems to have been affected already as Brawl Stars Championship 2022: EECA (East Asia and Central Asia) qualifiers and finals have been postponed until further notice, due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
Supercell has also put EECA’s monthly events on hold until further notice
Both the war-engaged countries Russia and Ukraine are of the EECA region. So, Supercell Games, out of concern for the competitors, has decided not to carry on the event. Further, they have stated that the February Monthly Qualifiers result will stand as it is and will carry over for when the competition can resume.
The top eight teams of the February qualifiers were scheduled to play in the monthly finals on March 12th. Among the eight participating teams, more than half of their roster includes both Ukrainian and Russian players. However, the Monthly Qualifiers of March of the remaining regions will continue as per the schedule.
Supercell will donate €1 million ($10,91,005) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
In another statement posted by Supercell, it said that the company is “horrified” by the unfolding humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and so, the company will donate €1 million ($10,91,005) to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in alleviating the suffering.
Besides, the company will match donations up to another €1 million which will go to several organizations working on the front lines of the crisis. It further stated, “We stand with all people around the world calling for peace.”.
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