Extra Life, the annual charity gaming marathon, raised a record-breaking $3.8 million over the weekend – despite a callous DDoS attack.
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The Extra Life video game streaming marathons for charity began this morning, but a few hours ago the event’s main site went offline. The event’s director Jeromy Adams has now said on the Extra Life facebook page that the downtime occurred because the site was DDoSed.
Twitch’s streamers and their viewers have raised more than $8 million dollars for various charities over the years, as part of events like Desert Bus for Hope, Speed Demos Archive’s Charity Marathons and Extra Life’s marathons. Twitch said this amount could increase exponentially with this year’s Extra Life marathon, which is due to start this […]