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Robin Williams might be coming to World Of Warcraft

Blizzard is dropping hints it'll be paying tribute to the late comedian

Here's an interesting one. It looks like Blizzard may be putting a virtual version of Robin Williams in World Of Warcraft.

The much-loved comedian, who tragically took his own life earlier this week, was a big fan of the game.


In previous interview he talked about his love for Warcraft and how he would build his own custom watercooled PCs in order to play the game.

Because of this, a petition at has asked Blizzard to create a NPC in World Of Warcraft to pay tribute to him.

The petition raised over 10,000 signatures and, brilliantly, it looks like Blizzard may have agreed to carry out the request.

After Chadd Nervig, technical game designer on World Of Warcraft, was tweeted by a fan asking if he'd seen the petition, he replied: "Yes. We're taking care of it."

Following this, Blizzard posted a tweet saying: "@robinwilliams Thank you. You gave us so much joy in our lives, and we hope you enjoyed your time in our world. We'll see you in-game."

It's not yet clear what this tribute is going to entail, but if the suggestion in the petition is taken on board then it may be in the form of a character who will tell some of Williams' best jokes in the World's End tavern.

We love it when a plan comes together, especially one like this that will spread the memory of a truly brilliant entertainer that little bit further.