What you need to know
- Extra Life is a gaming charity that helps countless children in hospitals.
- Xbox is hosting a livestream to raise funds on December 6.
- Prizes like controllers and statues are up for grabs.
- You can watch it on Mixer at 12 PM EST on the day.
Extra Life is a charity that unites thousands of gamers to play games and heal kids by fundraising for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals across North America. The organization has helped countless children in the past and there's another opportunity to make a difference coming up. Xbox's Extra Life stream starts on Friday, December 6, at 12 PM EST on Mixer. You can catch all 27 hours live starting then.
There are also a lot of epic prizes up for grabs like gaming rigs, consoles, and even life-sized statues. You can take a look at some of them below.
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti-powered gaming machines
- X019 backpacks
- Custom X019 Nike sneakers
- X019 Xbox controllers
- Halo: Reach full-sized statues
- Gears 5 Xbox console signed by the team
You can take a look at the schedule below as shared by 343 Industries' "Robeyonekenobi."
I am incredibly excited about what's happening for #XboxExtraLife this year! It's going to be an absolutely packed show and we have some amazing sweepstakes prizes for donors. You can catch all 27 hours live starting Friday 12/6 at 9am PT at https://t.co/91OD0xXKx3! pic.twitter.com/6xYnobrmgzI am incredibly excited about what's happening for #XboxExtraLife this year! It's going to be an absolutely packed show and we have some amazing sweepstakes prizes for donors. You can catch all 27 hours live starting Friday 12/6 at 9am PT at https://t.co/91OD0xXKx3! pic.twitter.com/6xYnobrmgz— Robeytech (@robeytech) December 4, 2019December 4, 2019
The event looks like it's going to be packed with a lot of surprises so be sure to tune in on Friday. If you can, you should also donate. Each $5 nets you 1 entry on each prize, so the more you donate, the more opportunity you have to win.
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