Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online, the video game’s sprint marathon that raises money for charity, has just raised over $ 2.8 million for MSF.
SGDQ ended its week-long 24-hour charity stream earlier today, July 11, and it was highlighted by such incredible races as “Plexa’s run of Golden Sun: The Lost Age, teddyras run off Gone golf, JCog’s cassette replacement Paper Mario, havrds perfect score GeoGuessr run, and ZooKetra’s Nintendogs run, which was spoiled with the antics of a funny disobedient Labrador Retriever. “
AND NOW HE JUST SHOWS UP! 1st attempt LBJ! pic.twitter.com/etS5fR6AhV
– Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) July 10, 2021
The team also shared dates for upcoming events, including the Flame Fatales Speedrunning event for women from August 15-21 and the Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 from January 9-16, 2022.
According to SGDQ’s official donation tracking, there were 153 races, 218 prizes awarded, 82 bids to participate in, 22,621 donors and 40,329 donations.
While we were still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Summer Games Done Quick 2021 Online was an improvement over SGDQ 2020’s still incredibly impressive $ 2.3 million.
You can watch all the speed runs on Games Done Quick’s YouTube channel again, and learn more about donating and getting involved on their website.
For more speed-running goodness, also be sure to check out the Devs React to Speedrun series for games like the original Star Fox, Mass Effect, Fallout: New Vegas, Hades and more.
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