Published on October 27th, 2020 | by gareth0
Turtle Beach And Roccat Reveal COD Charity Event
This sounds like a great idea.
Updated: Turtle Beach sent another charity offer over so I added it.
Leading gaming headset and audio accessory brand Turtle Beach (Nasdaq: HEAR) and its Hamburg, Germany-based PC brand ROCCAT, today announced their line-up of brand ambassadors coming together to stream for the Gamers Outreach charity. Turtle Beach and ROCCAT will take over the Spooktacular Screamathon event tomorrow, Thursday, October 29, 2020 starting as early as 8:00 a.m. ET, and fans can follow their favorite ambassadors as they stream throughout the day, as well as donate during the streams. Turtle Beach, ROCCAT, and their ambassadors aim to raise and donate over $25,000 for Gamers Outreach’s Project GO Kart program, which creates portable video game kiosks for hospitals that are beneficial for patients, doctors, nurses, and child life specialists as they provide bedside recreation for children unable to leave their hospital rooms. Turtle Beach and ROCCAT ambassadors participating in the stream takeover include KayPea, Scump, JZR, FabuRocks, Erin Ashley Simon, and Kontrol Freak. Be sure to check out each of their Twitch channels tomorrow, and contributions can be made by going to the Turtle Beach Spooktacular Screamathon fundraising page.
“Gamers Outreach is a wonderful organization working for an amazing cause, and we’re grateful to continue working together to support their effort to provide more game kiosks for hospitals,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach. “With many hospitals not allowing visitors due to COVID-19 precautions, the ability for patients – kids in particular – to play games and keep themselves entertained is more important now than ever before. So, a sincere ‘thank you’ to Gamers Outreach for all the tremendous work they do, and I’m very proud of what we are all doing as a part of this program.”
Gamers Outreach started its GO Karts initiative provide kids with an outlet for relief, socialization, and a sense of normalcy during treatment in the hospital. The carts provide a safe, flexible, and efficient way to ensure children have access to entertainment and coping mechanisms during long-term hospitalization. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, Gamers Outreach has received a surge in requests for more GO Karts. With many hospitals adopting stricter protocols, kids are experiencing new levels of isolation. GO Karts create access to games and socialization even when it can’t be in
Click here for additional details on Spooktacular Screamathon. For more information on Turtle Beach products and accessories, visit www.turtlebeach.com and be sure to follow Turtle Beach on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information ROCCAT’s line-up of high-quality, German-engineered PC gaming accessories, visit ROCCAT.org, and be sure to follow ROCCAT on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
Leading gaming audio and accessories brand Turtle Beach (Nasdaq: HEAR), and its Hamburg, Germany-based PC brand ROCCAT have joined forces with Team Summertime to support their invite-only Call of Duty: Black Ops II throwback tournament. The Team SummertimeBlack Ops II Finals Presented by Turtle Beach and ROCCAT takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. PT and features an 8-team matchup with legendary content creators and their hand-picked squads. Each team will then battle it out for the top positions on the leaderboard, the glory, and the ultimate prize – the bragging rights that come with victory. Team captains include Dr Disrespect, CouRageJD, Scump, Aydan, Teepee, LuluLuvely, The Mob, and Pamaj, and all proceeds from the Team Summertime Black Ops II Finals Presented by Turtle Beach and ROCCAT will be donated to the Movember charity in effort to drive awareness and support for suicide awareness and prevention.
“Gaming has the ability to bring people and communities together for powerful causes, and it’s a privilege for us to continue working with Team Summertime to raise money and awareness for people struggling with depression,” said Juergen Stark, Chairman and CEO, Turtle Beach. “Team Summertime consistently brings energy and commitment to their efforts to engage the gaming community to do great things, and that makes us proud to join with them and positively impact more lives.”
Team Summertime is a popular stream team on YouTube helmed by longtime friends turned full-time content creators Davis “Hitch” Edwards, Blake Cissel, and Jorge Estrada who have been playing Call of Duty for years. The group has recently been hosting throwback tournaments in anticipation of the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.