Games Industry unites to promote WHO messages against COVID-19; Launch #PlayApartTogether Campaign
Today, the global and far-reaching games industry agreed to disseminate key messages from the World Health Organization to help slow the spread of COVID-19. To promote these messages, 18 game industry leaders in the interactive entertainment space have launched #PlayApartTogether, an initiative that encourages their vast network of users to follow the WHO’s health guidelines—including physical distancing, hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette and other powerful preventive actions people can take to fight COVID-19.
By bringing special events, exclusives, activities, rewards and inspiration to some of the most popular games in the world, #PlayApartTogether encourages users to adopt best practices for the sake of their own health and that of their families and communities. By incorporating COVID-19 self-protection messages into games, the industry is telling the world: “Wherever you are, whatever game you play, you can make a difference.” Joining the program are:
Big Fish Games
Follow the hashtag #PlayApartTogether on social media for ongoing updates and details.
Since the campaign’s March 28th announcement, additional gaming industry partners have joined the #PlayApartTogether campaign, including:
AIV – Accademia Italiana Videogiochi
Drone Racing League
East Side Games
ESPAT Media Group
Golden Poppy Inc
Logitech G – ASTRO Gaming