Beloved actor Robin Williams, who died this week at age 63, will be memorialized in the hit video game World of Warcraft.
World of Warcraft’s official Twitter page and followed a Change.org petition that was launched after news broke of his shocking death on Monday. Fans had called on developer Activision Blizzard to create a non-player character for the Oscar winner, who was an avid gamer. As of Friday, more than 10,900 people have signed.
Chadd Nervig, one of the multi-player online role-playing game’s technical game designers, tweeted, “Yes. We’re taking care of it.”
Robin was a big fan of video games that he even named his daughter Zelda Williams, 25, after Princess Zelda in The Legend of Zelda, another one of his favorites. It was first released in 1986 and has since had several adaptations. Fans have also launched and signed a Change.org petition calling on developer Nintendo to name a character after Robin in a new version. It has as of Friday garnered at least 79,719 signatures.
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