Just about because it started, Sport Of Thrones has been the sort of present that you must watch as quickly because it airs—each as a result of that may hold you from getting left behind and it’ll prevent from getting spoiled by jerks on social media—and that has apparently stayed true even because the community was hit by hackers who tried to leak all types of Sport Of Thrones secrets and techniques onto the web this summer time. In line with Vulture, the present’s recently-completed seventh season averaged 30.6 million viewers throughout varied HBO platforms, a brand new document for the present, however maintaining with Sport Of Thrones was so vital this yr that tons of individuals with out HBO subscriptions have been discovering (unlawful) methods to tune in.
In line with TorrentFreak (by way of Display screen Rant), this most up-to-date season of Sport Of Thrones was pirated over a billion instances, with every episode averaging 140 million unlawful downloads. Additionally, many of the illicit views got here from unlawful streaming providers and personal torrents, moderately than simply shareable public torrents or direct downloads. This comes just some years after the Guinness World Information folks declared Sport Of Thrones the most-pirated TV present of all time, so this isn’t precisely a brand new downside for HBO. With just one season to go, although, possibly HBO ought to simply sit again and cease caring about what pirates do with Sport Of Thrones. It will actually be simpler, particularly if a ton of individuals are going to look at it legally anyway.