Byron Bernstein, who was one of the best “World of Warcraft” players in the world, died at the age of 31. His Brother Gary confirmed about the unfortunate death of the streamer on Thursday.
The 31-year-old was also known as Reckful and had more than nine lakh followers on the portal. The successful gamer was also creating his own video game called “Everlane,” which was going to hit the market later this year.
The popular Twitch streamer passes away due to suicide. His ex-girlfriend Blue Madrigal also knows as Blue Goes Mew, shared her grief on Twitter.
Madrigal tweeted, “Someone I love killed themselves. I wish I could have said something to prevent it… whyyyyyy.” Meanwhile, the fans went into shock and are extremely sad to hear about the untimely demise of Byron Bernstein.
Becca Cho, another ex-girlfriend of the streamer, posted that she and Bernstein at some point had conversations about mental health. Bernstein proposed to her in a tweet. Cho posted that she did not see his feelings “until it was too late.”
The World of Warcraft team also tweeted to condole the death of the streamer. The team said, “The Warcraft team is very unhappy and sad to learn of the passing of one of the most memorable WoW players of all time. Rest in peace, Byron “Reckful” Bernstein. We extend our sincerest condolences to Byron’s family, friends, and his many fans around the world.”
Rest in peace, Byron "Reckful" Bernstein. pic.twitter.com/B3i4CGISx0
— World of Warcraft (@Warcraft) July 2, 2020
Online card game Hearthstone, expressed their sadness over Byron’s death in a Twitter post,
Rest in peace, Byron "Reckful" Bernstein. pic.twitter.com/ptSu7c8cvj
— Hearthstone (@PlayHearthstone) July 2, 2020
Florida Mayhem, an overwatch esports team, also took to Twitter to express their grief over the gamer’s demise and loss.
The loss of Byron "Reckful" Bernstein transcends the normal boundaries of fandom. His career and his voice were dedicated to making us all happier people. Take the time, today & every day, to reach out to someone you know. Be there for them. We need each other now more than ever.
— Florida Mayhem (@FLMayhem) July 2, 2020
Other gamers also expressed their grief on the death of Byron Bernstein and gave their condolences to his family. Take a look at the tweets,
Tragic news. Byron "Reckful" Bernstein has passed away aged 31.
— Richard Lewis (@RLewisReports) July 2, 2020
Every since our WoW raids, I have always celebrated your success. I thought one day we would share our experiences living these lives in parallel as old dudes over some beer. RIP Byron
— Kripparrian (@Kripparrian) July 2, 2020
Love you so much…..You were one of my best friends. I’m going to miss you so much Byron. Rest In Peace pic.twitter.com/evS56huxHE
— Barry (@Barry_74) July 2, 2020