Today, MCV Pacific has reported that the teams behind Farming Simulator (Focus Home Interactive, GIANTS Software and Five Star Games) has donated $50,000 AUD to Australian farmers via Drought Angels, an Australian charity dedicated to providing relief to drought-stricken farmers.
Speaking about the donation, Co-Founder/Director of Drought Angels Tash Johnston said that Drought Angels were extremely grateful for this donation during this time of need.
Drought Angels is incredibly grateful to the teams behind the Farming Simulator franchise who are so generously supporting Australian farmers in their time of need. This donation allows us to provide much needed practical assistance to front-line farming families and the communities in which they live
Aussie farmers have been doing it tough recently, with the Australian Government pledging $5 billion dollars to assist farmers in preparing for future droughts.
Farming Simulator 19 is due to hit Australian farming enthusiasts on November 20 and will be available for PS4, Xbox One and PC, and the game’s local distributor Five Star Games voiced their excitement about their involvement in helping Aussie farmers out, with Managing Director Darren Macbeth stating the company felt it was imperative that they give back to Australian farmers.
We here at Five Star Games, along with our international publishing partner Focus Home Interactive felt it was imperative to pull out all stops in order to deliver an initiative that gives back to Aussie Farmers. We both have nothing but respect for the tireless and effective work that Drought Angels do to bring much needed emotional support and financial relief to the Aussie farmers in desperate need of it.
You can view the game’s latest trailer below: