Checkmate, HBO. The Last of Us series topped the ranking of the most pirated shows


Checkmate, HBO. The Last of Us series topped the ranking of the most pirated shows

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The Last of Us is extremely popular among Internet pirates (Photo: Screenshot from HBO / YouTube video)

The Last of Us video game series The Last of Us was watched more through pirated services this year than any other.

This year, it was primarily sci-fi, fantasy, and superhero series that were distributed illegally and with copyright violations.. The selection of the most popular series among Internet pirates from the Torrent Freak project, which monitors the BitTorrent torrent, includes four shows from the Disney+ streaming service, three from Apple TV and one each from Amazon Prime Video, Paramount+ and HBO.

Disney+ projects, which are not available in Ukraine, made it into the top 5 ratings. It's Secret Invasion and Loki ( part of the Marvel Universe), Ahsoka and the Mandalorian ( part of the Star Wars universe),

In addition, the Ted Lasso series were in the top 10 ( Apple TV), Generation V ( Amazon Prime Video), King Tulsi ( Paramount+), Monarch: Legacy of Monsters ( Apple TV) and Bunker ( Apple TV).

The leader of the year was the popular post-apocalyptic drama series The Last of Us, which premiered on HBO on January 15, 2023. In Ukraine, the streaming service of the Max TV channel is also unavailable. HBO's website states that « Max will be available in Europe in 2024″. At the same time they warn that « availability schedule may change.»

As NV Techno wrote, the series The Last of Us became the first HBO series based on a video game. Its first episode debuted in January 2023. The last, 9th episode of the first season was released in March 2023.

Shortly after its release, the series was renewed for a second season.. Work on the second season continues despite delays and strikes. It is promised to be released in 2025.

The series, like the original adventure game The Last of Us, follows Joel Miller and 14-year-old Ellie as they fight to survive a disaster caused by a parasitic fungal pandemic.

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