FIFA 19 Update adds exclusive War Child FC kit in-game alongside War Child FC Steam Sale
The eye-catching and playful kit was designed by global sports agency Octagon, features the iconic black and red of War Child in the home kit and the colours of the flags of the countries where the charity operates in the away kit.
The War Child Home Kit can be won by assisting five goals using Through Balls, while the Away Kit can be won by scoring five goals from Crosses.
“We’re blown away by the support we’ve received from across the games world for War Child FC, a brand-new programme connecting communities and bringing play to the lives of children in war,” explained Wayne Emanuel, Head of Gaming Partnerships at War Child UK.
“The language of football is uniting, perfectly represented in FIFA 19’s popularity, giving us the ability to raise awareness of our cause. Every game and every player that takes part in some way this year makes a real difference.”
Charlie Weir, Marketing Communications Manager at EA SPORTS FIFA also added:
“We’re happy to take part in War Child FC and let FIFA 19 players help raise awareness with a unique in-game item.
It’s no secret that the FIFA community is broad and diverse, really engaged and with a passionate attitude, making FIFA 19 the perfect platform to highlight a deeply important cause. We encourage all our players to take part, have fun and keep playing so children can play.”
On top of this Gamers can take advantage of a specially-curated list of sports titles from across the ages with proceeds going to support War Child’s activities.
Delights from over the years are represented in the list with games from the likes of 2K, Techland, Focus Home Interactive, 505 Games and Milestone.
The full list of games in the War Child FC Steam sale includes;
War Child UK supports children whose lives have been torn apart by war.
The specialist gaming team has innovative fundraising partnerships across the PC, console and mobile industries, as well as through streaming and support from the gaming community and to date has brought in a massive $4.3million through gaming.
It’s always looking for new ways in partnering and War Child FC presents an opportunity to support children in a different way.
For more information, visit: www.warchild.org.uk
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