Games Done Quick has raised $3.4 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation at its annual video game speedrunning event, Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), the most money ever raised at a single Games Done Quick event (via).
The organization, which holds two speedrunning events for charity every year,. It’s the most money Games Done Quick has ever raised, and also the . As noted on , the event showcased a total of 149 speedruns and received 49,482 donations from 28,073 different people.
AGDQ 2022 was livestreamed on Twitch from January 9th to January 16th and featured some of the world’s most talented speedrunners who broke some records of their own. InsertLogic completed, ShadowthePast ran , and Jaxler beat , all shattering previous world records.
In a particularly high-profile stunt,while blindfolded, completing the game using only auditory cues in just over two hours. at completing the game while blindfolded; he during a livestream in December. Chinese speedrunner, Just Blind, holds the record for the .
The next Games Done Quick fundraising event,, is set to take place from February 27th to March 5th. It’s an all-women speedrunning event that will raise money for the Malala Fund, a charity that aims to give young girls across the world access to education.