Together with SEGA Europe, Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc, Perp Games and Creative Assembly, Pixel Federation joins the struggle to save lots of our planet.
Pixel Federation is the primary video games firm in Slovakia to pledge to maintain environmental exercise on the coronary heart of its video games.
Pixel Federation, a Slovakia-based sport improvement studio, as we speak declares its membership of the Playing for the Planet Alliance. After a profitable yr of landmark new video games and native efforts to struggle the pandemic, Pixel Federation is now implementing environmental initiatives, becoming a member of the Playing for the Planet Alliance, facilitated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
The Playing for the Planet Alliance is driving the video video games business to cut back its carbon footprint and combine environmental actions in dwell video games. In becoming a member of the Alliance, sport firms have made commitments to positively affect the atmosphere, starting from integrating inexperienced activations in video games to decreasing emissions. Green activations seek advice from instructional content material specializing in completely different environmental subjects built-in in video video games. Pixel Federation is decided to make environmental contributions a key a part of its technique transferring forwards; previous to becoming a member of the Playing for the Planet initiative, it participated in a challenge ‘10,000 timber’ by the town of Bratislava planting near 100 timber within the metropolis.
Lucia Sickova, one in every of 4 co-founders and Chief Learning Officer at Pixel Federation stated, ‘Participating within the Playing for the Planet Alliance will drive us even additional in our consciousness of our local weather change actions.’
She continued: ‘The world is altering in entrance of our eyes and I actually imagine each one in every of us will be the trigger for the change that should occur. Every small resolution a person makes is the distinction we will make to our planet. Being the primary sport developer in Slovakia to hitch Playing for the Planet Alliance is simply the beginning of a set of latest initiatives we’re setting up so we will play our half in making the world a greener and cleaner place for future generations.’
As a part of the Playing for the Planet Alliance Pixel Federation has dedicated to undertake the next initiatives, amongst others:
First, Pixel Federation will encourage motion by supporting off-the-grid (bodily) innovation by way of training. Pixel Federation already helps and works with a lot of key instructional initiatives geared toward supporting tech and progressive training and alternatives for younger folks in Slovakia. Pixel Federation’s subsequent initiative is to coach folks round supporting our planet and supply college students with tangible and progressive options to sort out local weather change.
Pixel Federation will host on-the-grid occasions (in sport) to focus on its already devoted fanbase, encouraging motion in opposition to deforestation and ocean cleansing. Games together with fan favourites Diggy’s Adventure, Trainstation 2 and Port City – which cumulatively see 250,000 DAU (each day lively customers) – will host these in-game occasions to drive motion in a rewarded capability, and encourage bodily exercise exterior of the sport.
Pixel Federation pledges to map its carbon footprint in 2021, with the long-term intention of reaching net-zero emissions.
Pixel Federation can even take part within the Green Game Jam 2022.
These commitments will see Pixel Federation driving environmental change within the gaming business, and even additional inside tech in Eastern Europe, encouraging followers and customers to take motion.
Annually, the Playing for the Planet Alliance’s Green Game Jam brings collectively the most important names within the video games business throughout cell, consoles and PC to coach and empower hundreds of thousands of gamers to behave for the atmosphere. Thrilled to be a part of the Green Game Jam, one in every of Pixel Federation’s core beliefs is supporting the following technology of sport builders. It is already doing this by way of a lot of impactful charitable initiatives that concentrate on encouraging and driving training, expertise expertise and alternatives for younger folks in Slovakia in addition to present Pixel Federation workers and Slovakian builders.
“When it involves local weather, retaining all our emissions down would require all arms on deck. The video gaming business is a brand new ally within the race for a web zero and nature constructive planet.” stated Sam Barratt, Chief of Youth, Education and Advocacy Unit of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). “We are delighted to have the help of Pixel Federation. The dedication of those gaming firms exhibits recognition that all of us should play our function within the world effort to decrease carbon emissions and impact actual change in direction of sustainability.”
The video games business and associated applied sciences are consistently rising and adapting, and with a world attain, persons are rightfully seeking to this business to see how it’s collaborating within the struggle in opposition to the local weather disaster. The Playing for the Planet Alliance already has the likes of Sony, Microsoft and Ubisoft in its nook, and now with Pixel Federation becoming a member of the ranks, sport builders from each nook of the globe are coming collectively to sort out this emergency head-on.