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Ukraine asks PlayStation and Xbox to withdraw the Russian market support

The Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, has called for video game companies and ESPORTS organizations, specifically Xbox and PlayStation, so that they put their grain of sand in the fight against the war and the Russian regime.

In an open letter published on Twitter, Fedorov asked the support of companies to do “Everything possible to protect Ukraine, Europe and the entire democratic world to the bloody authoritarian aggression.”

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“The armed forces and citizens are defending Ukraine to the end. Everyone is repelling the aggression through sanctions. But we need your help – EN 2022, Modern technology is perhaps the best response to tanks, multiple launchetes and missiles. “

“I am sure that you will not only listen, but you will do everything possible to protect Ukraine […] and I ask you to temporarily block all the accounts of Russia and Belarus, and interrupt the participation of Russian and Belarusian teams and gamers in All ESPORTS international events. “

“We are sure that these actions will motivate Russian citizens to act proactively against military aggression.”

At the moment, there has been no response from Sony or Microsoft. In the world of cinema, yes, Sony has withdrawn some premieres from its launch in cinemas in Russia, such as Spider-Man spin-off, Morbius, which has been delayed indefinitely.

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During the last days, many companies related to videogames have given great donations to humanitarian causes and have shown their support towards Ukrainian employees. Yesterday, the launch of the Developer The Chinese Room, Little Orpheus, was delayed due to its content related to Russia. ESPORTS NAVI team also noted that it would no longer work with the main Russian team. Apple, on the other hand, has stopped sales of products in Russia.