Death Stranding developer Kojima Production has announced a new charitable action to support Ukrainian refugees. The company will donate all proceeds from selling special peace sign necklaces.
Kojima Productions shared the news on June 21, saying that it will provide support to those who have fled from Ukraine to Japan.
The studio launches pre-order sales of a special necklace titled “Ludens Peace Mark Unit.” Priced at $40, it can be purchased on the official store, with shipping starting August 2022.
“All proceeds from the sale of this product will be donated directly to those who have been evacuated from Ukraine to Japan,” Kojima Productions said.
🇺🇦About the special charity item☮️
Pre-order of the “LUDENS PEACE MARK UNIT” starts today on #KojimaProductions official store. https://t.co/XR3bz1kTkT
All proceeds will be donated directly to those who have evacuated from Ukraine to Japan. pic.twitter.com/lxpBvtMMee
— KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS (Eng) (@KojiPro2015_EN) June 21, 2022
As of June 16, the UN Refugee Agency has registered over 7 million border crossings from Ukraine since February 24. More than 5 million refugees have been recorded across Europe. Japan has already accepted over 1300 Ukrainian refugees, according to The Washington Post.
Kojima Productions has joined a handful of game developers supporting the people of Ukraine. According to a Levvel report, almost $200 million has been donated or pledged across different fundraisers as of April 18. Epic Games, which raised $144 million from Fortnite revenue, is the biggest contributor so far.