The streaming community was shocked to hear that Twitch streamer and well-known Overwatch figure Joomla25 has passed away. This update came from his Twitter user EeveeA (@EeveeA) on May 24th, who posted an excerpt from a Discord message stating:
“I’m really sorry to let everyone know this. I’ve never delivered news like this. This is a sensitive issue and I don’t think it’s right for me to be the first to break the news. I will omit. Everyone knows.”
The speech continued:
“Unfortunately, Joom is no longer with us. We will let you all know as soon as we receive any news or updates, but at this time, I think we need to give this matter some time. His family Please let someone close to you handle this. We are all grieving as a community.”
The Twitch Community Reacts To The Passing Of Twitch Streamer Joomla25
Twitter’s streaming community was shocked to hear of the sudden passing of a well-known and hugely popular Overwatch personality. Fans provided emotional messages about how Joomla led them to climb the ranked ladder of FPS games.
Fans couldn’t accept the Twitch streamer’s passing.
Overwatch pro Dante mourned the death of a content creator.
Twitch streamer Fareeha offered her condolences and said she couldn’t hear him move forward.
Cloud9’s Valorant coach MoonChopper expressed his grief and spoke about his friendship with Joomla.
Several fans mourned the unexpected death of their favorite content creator.
Some fans mentioned that the Overwatch player disappeared a few days ago, but no one knew what was happening to him.
With over 150 comments in the reaction thread on r/LivestreamFail, fans talked about Joomla25 and his content. Several fans have stated how he was one of the best Widowmaker players and how he inspired them to play the game.
Some Redditors speculated about Joomla’s cause of death, saying it was likely a suicide.
Some fans really hoped this was bait from the streamer’s community, calling it a “joombait.”
Reddit u/DiaMat2040 referenced a recent livestream on Joomla25, saying that the streamer ended the stream on good note and promised to go live on the stream the next day in order to move up the ranks.
The Twitch streamer hosted his final stream on May 13. You can watch the clip closing out his final stream below.
Joomla25 was a famous Twitch streamer with over 57,000 followers. He started streaming on his Twitch in 2016, where he had played and streamed over 5,000 hours of Overwatch.