EA to Host Jacksonville Livestream Benefit Today

EA hosts a livestream to pay tribute to those affected by the Jacksonville shooting.

On August 26, tragedy struck in Jacksonville, Florida, when a shooting occurred at the GLHF gaming bar during Southeastern Qualifier for the Madden 19 Championship Series. The suspect shot and killed two players, 27-year-old Taylor "spotmeplzzz" Robertson and 22-year-old Eli "trueboy" Clayton. He injured another 11 before taking his own life.

As a way to help bring the community together, EA has announced a livestream tribute to pay respect to those who were killed and injured in the attack. The benefit will also raise money to help those effected.

The 90-minute stream will be streamed on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, and Mixer. The broadcasts will begin today at 5 p.m. EDT / 2 p.m. PDT.

Those wishing to donate to the cause can do so on EA's GoFundMe page, which has raised over $1 million as of this writing. 


Joseph is a freelance Journalist that has been writing for a plethora of different websites. When he's not gaming on the big three systems, He's Netflix and Chillin' with some of his favorite shows and indulging in the latest MCU Pic. Some of his favorite games include Mass Effect 2, Uncharted 3, Spider-Man, and Arkham City.

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Published Sep. 6th 2018

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