Popular UK YouTuber Joseph Garrett bids farewell to the Minecraft series.
Joseph Garrett, the well-known UK YouTuber, recently wrapped up his beloved Minecraft series, in which he voiced the character Stampy Cat. After an incredible 800-episode journey, Garrett decided to say farewell, thanking his millions of subscribers for their unwavering support. The final episode, titled “Thanks for Watching,” drew an audience of 1.7 million viewers, marking a poignant conclusion to his Minecraft adventures.
Garrett, hailing from Hampshire, initially launched his Stampy YouTube channel in 2011 at the age of 20. However, it was in 2012 that he truly made his mark by uploading “Let’s Play” videos of Minecraft. This format allowed viewers to join him on his gameplay journey while providing running commentary. His relatable and engaging content was especially popular among children, becoming a hit within that demographic.
Over the course of a decade, Garrett’s channel flourished, accumulating an impressive 10.8 million subscribers by the time he bid farewell to Stampy’s Lovely World. The online feline character led players through Minecraft, enabling them to witness the construction of a virtual world while Garrett offered commentary and guidance.
In the final episode of the series, Garrett expressed his gratitude, stating, “It is sad to be saying goodbye to my lovely world, but I think it’s the right moment to do it.” He also added a heartfelt message in the video description, thanking everyone who had been part of this special chapter of his life.
Following the series finale, fans flocked to share their thoughts. One fan emphasised the impact Garrett had, saying, “Stampy didn’t just construct hundreds of buildings in Lovely World; he constructed millions of childhoods.” Another fan celebrated Garrett’s influence, noting, “This man raised a whole generation.”
Garrett took to social media platform X to reflect on his journey as Stampy, describing it as a “fantastic ride.” He expressed his contentment with concluding the series in a way that felt right for him.
As Joseph Garrett concludes this significant chapter of his YouTube career, it remains a testament to the impact of online content creators on the lives of their viewers, especially in the realm of gaming and family-friendly entertainment.