CCP's PLEX for good raises nearly 200,000 USD for Typhoon Hainan
EVE Online gamers have managed to do a rather decent bit for charity through CCP's PLEX For Good Campaign raising nearly 200,000 USD for the relief effort for Typhoon Hainan.
The campaign began on November the 20th with CCP taking in-game donations from EVE Online players in the form of PLEX (Pilot's License Extension) which would be converted into cash and donated to the Icelandic Red Cross to go towards the relief effort for Typhoon Hainan.
The culmination of the PLEX For Good was an eight-hour telethon campaign on CCP's Twitch.tv channel featuring CCP devs pledging unique donations ranging from getting tattooed, to developer boxing matches and even sparring against a Tae Kwon Do champion for each milestone that was reached.
In the end the PLEX For Good campaign has managed to raise a total of 190,890 USD to aid the survivors of Typhoon Hainan which equates to around 1060 years of play time in EVE Online.