Though more people are stuck at house with their PCs and gaming consoles, times are still tough for little indie game designers that are typically dependent on video gaming conferences to both promote their titles and source investments and publishing deals.
Today, Sony announced they had actually allocated $10 million for a fund dedicated to helping indie video game developers that have actually seen unfavorable effects from the pandemic crisis. Previously this month, Sony announced they had actually formed a $100 million fund committed to COVID-19 relief, though that fund was more clearly focused on health care workers and remote education.
Sony didn’t share much in the way of information around the fund, keeping in mind that more details would be offered soon. Together with the fund’s announcement, Sony shared that in order to encourage more PlayStation users to stay inside, they were making both Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey available as complimentary digital downloads on their digital shop. The two littles news are forming the basis for what PlayStation calls its “Dip into Home Initiative.”
The titles will be available totally free downloads from April 15 through May 5.