Posted on June 13, 2012 AT 01:27pm
Today, Electronic Arts has announced a program dedicated to raising awareness and generating charitable contributions for fallen service members from the Special Operations Community. This program, Project HONOR, will benefit the fallen’s families through EA’s unique partnerships via Medal of Honor Warfighter to companies who equip and gear the Special Ops teams. The companies include the likes of Kaenon, London Bridge Trading, Magpul, SureFire, and Mechanix Wear, to name a few. These companies will also have their products featured in the game to help deliver a higher level of authenticity. Select partnered companies have agreed to create and sell exclusive Medal of Honor themed merchandise. One hundred percent of the proceeds of these sales will be donated to the Navy SEAL Foundation, the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, and other charities.
“This partnership with EA and Medal of Honor will raise awareness on the work we do to help the families of fallen Special Operations warriors and facilitate contributions that help provide college scholarships for surviving children and financial assistance to families of severely wounded special operations warriors,” said John T. Carney, Jr., Special Operations Warrior Foundation President. “This is a great way to give back to some of our country’s greatest warriors.”
Danger Close Games has also announced a version of Medal of Honor Warfighter will be made exclusively for Active, Reserve, and Veterans of the U.S. Military. Medal of Honor Warfighter Military Edition is being offered thanks to a partnership with GovX Inc. The Military Edition will include the Medal of Honor Warfighter Limited Edition as well as exclusive in-game unlocks, such as the use of the Project HONOR camouflage pattern.
Medal of Honor Warfighter will be available in North America on October 23 and in Europe on October 26 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
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