“Always With You, Out There in Starfield”: Bethesda’s Heartwarming Tribute to the Fan Who Lost His Life While Hoping to Experience the Game

Published 09/01/2023, 1:17 PM EDT

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The buzz created for the launch of Starfield couldn’t get any better. The Bethesda giant has been dominating the eSports headlines, especially after it began its early access for Xbox and PC on September 1. Ever since its announcement at the Microsoft Showcase, the Xbox exclusive was expected to take the markets by storm. Following the early access launch, the gaming community remembers a fan who had lost his life while wishing to play Starfield.

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The open-world RPG Starfield has already built a strong emotional connection with gamers all across the globe. While fans are finally getting to experience the game in early access, a tribute by the makers of one unlucky fan of the game leaves the players overwhelmed. Amidst the celebrations of experiencing the iconic open world, a beautiful gesture makes a late fan immortal forever in the game.

Alex Hay to be in the memories forever, thanks to Starfield! 

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Some games aren’t just created for the sake of entertainment. The purpose of classics like Starfield is much more as they go on to become the emotions of thousands of its players. Thus, the eSports industry celebrates the fan culture in the most unique ways possible. In a similar episode, a man who couldn’t make it till the title’s launch has been engraved with the Sci-Fi giant forever.

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Alex Hay had been an enthusiastic gamer for a while. Besides being a gamer, the latter was the creator of Toolbox Pro and other apps. Earlier in March 2023, he had informed the netizens about his battle against cancer. He had also expressed the desire to experience Starfield. Unfortunately, the man lost his life to cancer in May, as confirmed by his family. 

Alex Hay’s note can be found in The Eye addressed to scientists, telling them that he is always with them. The note marks a promise to the man, a promise of the community always keeping him in their memories. Moreover, Bethesda ensured an immortal attachment of Alex Hay to their giant. 

To all my friends and fellow explorers, I’m always with you, out there in Starfield. Love always, Alex Hay”, the note reads.

Fans pay their homage

The pure gesture by the developers received overwhelming love from the fans. Here are a few of the reactions that explain the emotions attached to the name of Alex Hays. 

Gamers are delighted. 

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Another user is thankful to the makers. 

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Fans are planning to give their individual tribute to the name. 

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Sums up the emotions. 

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Space exploration is about the stars, the moon, and faith. Between this never-ending cosmos, the cluster of stars represents the life of all who won’t be forgotten, not in the real or virtual world. A perfect tribute to one such memory that would live on forever. 

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Vaibhav Singh Tomar

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