Games Done Quick announced the incredible news on Twitter, while also thanking everyone involved and promising that news its next big event – Summer Games Done Quick 2021 – will be coming in the future.
AGDQ 2021, which ran from January 3-10, saw 25,651 donors from around the world make 42,089 donations to reach the impressive total amount.
— Games Done Quick (@GamesDoneQuick) January 9, 2021
There were 157 total runs that had speedrunners playing through such games as Final Fantasy VII, Super Mario 64 (blindfolded!), The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Beat Saber, and much more.
While AGDQ 2021 may have not raised as much money as AGDQ 2020’s $3.13 million, its important to note that this event was entirely online unlike last year’s. Summer Games Done Quick 2020 was also online, and that event raised $2.3 million.
For more on speedrunning, check out our series that has developers reacting to their games being speedrun. We’ve done such games as Hades, Doom Eternal, and the original Halo.
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