Minecraft youtuber Technoblade has died aged 23, his family have confirmed in an emotional farewell video posted on his behalf
Technoblade, the popular You Tuber who is known for his hilarious videos on Minecraft, passed away after a year-long battle with stage 4 cancer .
his family announced in a statement on July 1. The Minecraft community took to twitter to express disbelief and shock at the passing away of the much-beloved steamer, with over 10.7 million subscribers on YouTube.
He also sold his own merch via the Technoblade online store.
The US internet personality rose to fame livestreaming and posting clips of himself playing the sandbox video game
Last year, Technoblade revealed to fans he had been diagnosed with cancer
The farewell message, written hours before his death and read by his father began: “Hello everyone , Technoblade here. if you’re watching this. I am dead.”
He went on to reveal that his real name was in fact Alex, reminiscing about the time he had pranked viewers into believing his name as Dave.
fans condolences to Alex family via tweet
He disclosed his cancer diagnosis in August 2021, explaining that he initially thought the pain he was feeling was from a repetitive stress injury due to excessive gaming. After his arm became swollen he went to hospital and was subsequently diagnosed with cancer.
Little is known about Technoblade, who kept his true identity concealed until the end. But his online avatar was a picture of a crowned pig.
He has 10.8 million subscribers to his YouTube channel, where he bio reads: “I play video games too much. I might not be the best, but I do have hot elbows.”
What is Technoblade’s real name ?
Although the You Tuber kept his personal details private, his first name was revealed to be ” Alex or Alexander”, by his father as he read out the streamer’s heartfelt message to fans.
There’s no confirmation from any verified sources on his age and other details.
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