Pokémon Legends: Arceus already leaked and received information this week and now it appears the whole The walkthrough is streamed on Twitch and uploaded to YouTube.
As highlighted by My Nintendo News, these channels are likely launching ROM versions via emulation after some trainers were able to get physical copies early on and upload the game files to the internet.
“It looks like a few people who got the game before downloaded the game to illegal ROM sites, which means that Pokemon Legends: Arceus can now be played via an emulator. Some of those who downloaded the ROM streamed the game live for free. game on Twitch, and as I write, people are playing it online and streaming the full game to a small number of viewers.”
We’ve seen it for ourselves and can confirm that it’s all true. During one session on Twitch, the trainer had a full group of around level 50 Pokémon. These people are actively involved in the game and will most likely be done with it before the new entry is even officially released.
Here is a snapshot of one of the many streams we found on Twitch (we blurred it as a precaution). Most of these channels have few subscribers and showcase the game to a small number of viewers:
On YouTube, we also found many walkthroughs – one video has already reached about 90 thousand views – taking viewers through the first part of the game. More information and videos about the game appear on platforms such as Reddit and Twitter.
Unfortunately, this is not the first time we have seen this – the same thing happened in November last year with Pokémon Diamond and Pearl remakes.