Popular Minecraft Youtuber and Twitch streamer Technoblade, real name Alex, has passed away from cancer.
Starting his channel in October 2013 at the age of 14, Technoblade’s videos on the popular game Minecraft turned him into an internet sensation. By 2022, his channel had a total of 11 million subscribers and almost a million followers on Twitch.
On June 30, the father of the 23-year-old content creator uploaded a final video to the Technoblade channel announcing the death of his son after a yearlong struggle with stage four cancer which was diagnosed back in June 2021.
The video also contained a recorded message from Technoblade eight hours before his death.
“If I had another hundred lives, I think I would choose to be Technoblade again every single time, as those were the happiest years of my life.”
He wished for his viewers to live long, prosperous and happy lives before signing off for the last time.