Game of Thrones has usually an unfortunate case of its episodes leaking early, either through hackers or unintentionally through a mistake. The same has happened with this week’s episode for Game of Thrones risking others who were waiting to see it all live on the big screen.
Game of Thrones Season 8 is setting new records with viewership numbers. There is an immense demand for the TV Show both online and in the worldwide market so HBO plans to fully capitalize on the last season of this worldwide phenomenon TV Show. It hasn’t stopped the show from leaking early than its live telecast.
Last week, before the first episode of Game of Thrones, aired, it was already available online almost one hour earlier. This time, the same has happened but the episode is available six hours earlier. The culprit was Amazon Prime in Germany and while the episode has been taken down, it wasn’t before others were able to secure a copy.
As a result, torrent websites are full of downloads for Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2, and spoilers are now lurking on every corner of the internet especially social media. It is just a matter of few hours but fans who try their best to remain unspoiled have to face the reality of the episodes leaking early, and then avoid social media in order to get away from spoilers.
Game of Thrones Season 8 marks the end of this long-running series that is based on the books by George R. R. Martin. The books haven’t ended yet but the TV Show has taken some creative liberties to end it ahead of the books, and as a result, the ending of the TV Show and Books might be different when they eventually release.