Post Malone teams up with fellow player Ski Mask the Slump God and popular Twitch streamer Aceu to raise money for charity by streaming Apex Legends.
Post Malone, also known by his birth name Austin Richard Post, has teamed up with developer Respawn to offer a stream series called Gaming for Love, which will consist of four streams taking place this week on Twitch. Respawn will also add $10,000 to their total for each charity.
The stream began on June 18 for Post Malone, and the trio aimed to raise £16,700 ($20,000) for Human Rights Watch, a global charity dedicated to investigating abuse around the world, to especially those targeting “vulnerable minorities and civilians in times of war. ” as well as “refugees and children in need”.
The other three streams will focus on Project Hope, which works at the forefront of global health challenges, United Way, whose goal is to “improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world”, and Project Trevor, the largest in the world. a suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ people.
Closing the broadcast after eight hours, Post Malone thanked the 11,000 viewers for surpassing his original goal of a whopping £17,358.83 ($20,761), and promised that the donation box would remain on open for six months. The trio will return to air on July 20, although Post did not specify the time.
Touching on the generosity of fans and the Twitch community, he said: “No one can stop you from being yourself, so spread the love and be yourself: “No one can stop you from being yourself, so spread the love, be yourself. and have a great night, sir. I love you guys,” before finishing: “Every penny goes to these beautiful organizations, and now I’m quiet, I talk a lot.”
You can follow Post Malone on Twitch to be notified when the next stream airs on July 20th.
In other news, Bungie is filing a lawsuit against a Twitch streamer who has allegedly been caught repeatedly cheating in-game, selling Destiny 2 assets, and threatening Bungie employees and headquarters.