The main menu of “Minecraft” has a splash text function which used to display various messages referencing the creator of the game. Messages which referenced its creator, such as “Made by Notch!” or “The Work of Notch!” have now been removed from the game.
While Microsoft could have removed these references at any time— Notch sold the rights to the game to Microsoft in 2014— the timing of this removal seems significant.
Notch has garnered attention for his charged tweets fired off to his 3.7 million followers. Most recently, Notch wrote some transphobic tweets earlier this month, saying that trans women aren’t women and just feel that they are, comparing this to mental illness. Notch doubled down on this sentiment by tweeting more at those who disagree with his opinion.
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