Following Byron “Reckful” Bernstein’s death in July, World of Warcraft gamers flocked to the sport’s public gathering areas to honor the player. Now, World of Warcraft developer Blizzard Entertainment is including a everlasting memorial to Bernstein.
In a current replace, Blizzard added a non-playable character (NPC) to World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands growth. The NPC, a Rogue Trainer named Reckful, now stands completely within the Cathedral of Light, the spot the place gamers gathered following his loss of life. World of Warcraft gamers can work together with the Reckful NPC, which has a line of dialogue that’s a nod to Bernstein’s World of Warcraft profession. “I don’t train Assassination Rogues,” the NPC says — a reference to Bernstein’s ability in Wrath of the Lich King, in response to World of Warcraft web site Wowhead.
Bernstein, a storied World of Warcraft participant and widespread Grand Theft Auto Online streamer, died by suicide in July, on the age of 31. It was World of Warcraft, nonetheless, the place Bernstein first noticed success in gaming. He’d reached Rank 1 in a number of World of Warcraft seasons and took part in a number of offline esports occasions. Following his loss of life, Blizzard called Bernstein “one of the most memorable WoW players of all time.”
He was additionally engaged on a “social online open world game” referred to as Everland, set to be launched someday in 2020.