Humble Bundle is known for its charity bundles — pay whatever you want and get a package of books or comics or games with some or all of your payment donated to a designated cause or organization. But the company’s latest effort — The Humble Freedom Bundle — does things a little differently.
The minimum donation is $30, and 100 percent of all money donated will go directly to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Doctors Without Borders, and International Rescue Committee (IRC), with Humble matching contributions up to $300,000. Humble notes on the page that those organizations were chosen “because of the inspiring work they do in providing humanitarian assistance to refugees and displaced people as well as in defense of justice, human rights, and civil rights.”
Humble has put together a massive collection of games
To sweeten the pot, though, Humble has put together a massive collection of games, ebooks, and more in exchange for a donation. The list includes some of the biggest indie games in recent years, including The Witness (its $39.99 price tag already makes the Freedom Bundle a bargain), addictive farming simulator Stardew Valley, spy-theme strategy game Invisible Inc., the absurdly self-aware The Stanley Parable, the impossible arcade reflex test that is Super Hexagon, along with Nuclear Throne, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Super Meat Boy, World of Goo, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP, VVVVV, RocketsRocketsRockets, Mini Metro, Song of the Deep, and more. To put it another way, if you or someone you know is building a budget gaming computer and want to stock up your library, the Humble Freedom Bundle may be the best way to get a couple of years worth of games at a low price.
Humble claims there’s more than $600 worth of stuff in the bundle, and the company is hoping to add even more over the course of the weeklong fundraiser. The Humble Freedom Bundle will be available until 1:59PM ET on February 20th.