Minecraft Technoblade streamer and content creator has passed away after a lengthy battle with stage 4 cancer, his family announced today in a public statement and video.
Techno previously revealed he has been diagnosed with cancer End of August and keep the community updated on their status as they continue to treat and create content on YouTube.
In the video, posted on June 30, Techno’s father narrates a final, posthumous message titled “nerd for too long, ”Written for such an occasion. It is filled with the dry and often dark humor characteristic of the creator, but also serves as a final ‘thank you’ to all who have supported Minecraft stars over the years.
“Thank you to all of you who have supported my content over the years. If I had 100 more lives, I think I would choose to be Technoblade again. Because those were the happiest years of my life,” Techno speak.
“I hope you guys enjoy my content and I made some of you laugh. I hope you all continue to live long, prosperous and happy lives because I love you. Technoblade out. “
In his message, Techno, who revealed his real name is Alex, talks about how money from merchandise and other “sell-offs” over the past year was used to get his siblings into college, if they want to go to school. thanked viewers for bringing him such moments of happiness — all while displaying images of him in various treatment moments projected onto the screen.
After Techno’s last message, his father detailed how he planned to write and record the video himself before his death, but deteriorating health and other factors prevented that from happening. According to his father, he wrote the message in bed and died about eight hours later.
“He was the most amazing kid anyone could ask for,” Technoblade’s father speak. “I miss Technoblade. Thank you all, for everything. You mean a lot to him. “
The Technoblade family will continue to run his merchandise store, with all proceeds from the orders being donated to his favorite charity, the Sarcoma Foundation of America, as they wanted to “continue to spread his message”. This includes, in the most Techoblade fashion ever, launching a “very long nerd” collection celebrating his life.