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  AWESOME GAMES DONE QUICK 2020 CLOSES WITH $3.13 MILLION RAISED FOR PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION
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01/12/2020
 


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ORLANDO, FL (January 12, 2020) – Today, Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2020 concluded its week-long 24-hour speedrunning marathon, celebrating its 10 year anniversary and raising a total of $3.13 million for Prevent Cancer Foundation®.

AGDQ 2020 also had more donations than any previous Games Done Quick event, with more than 54,000 donations from more than 80 different countries.

More than 2,750 people attended AGDQ 2020 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Orlando. The event was also broadcast on Twitch, which peaked at more than 236,000 concurrent viewers. 

AGDQ 2020 Finale Video:

https://youtu.be/NVJtXpjgIV0 

An archive of AGDQ 2020 can be found on the official Games Done Quick YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesdonequick/videos

Since 2010, Games Done Quick has raised more than $25 million for charities around the world, including Doctors Without Borders, AbleGamers, and Organization for Autism Research.

AGDQ 2020 is sponsored by PlayStation, Final Fantasy XIV Online, The Yetee, Annapurna Interactive, Fangamer, Team Meat, NIS America, Tokyo Attack!, World 9 Gaming, MAGFest, and Red Bull.

 

The next live GDQ event will be Summer Games Done Quick 2020 taking place June 21-28 in Bloomington, MN.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 will take place January 3-10, 2021, location to be announced.

For more information about Games Done Quick, please visit https://gamesdonequick.com.

Related Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GamesDoneQuick/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamesdonequick

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gamesdonequick/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesdonequick

About Games Done Quick

Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level gameplay by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its seven-year history, including Doctors Without Borders and Prevent Cancer Foundation. To date, Games Done Quick has raised over $22 million for charity. For more information, please visit gamesdonequick.com

About Prevent Cancer Foundation®

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is one of the nation’s leading voluntary health organizations and the only U.S. nonprofit focused solely on cancer prevention and early detection. Founded in 1985, it has catapulted cancer prevention to prominence and fulfills its mission through research, education, outreach and advocacy.