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Stay off the Internet: Spoilers fly as four episodes of Game of Thrones S5 leak

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Leak

Game of Thrones fans, we have some good news and some bad news… and it’s the same news. The first four episodes of Game of Thrones season 5 leaked on Sunday morning. On one hand, this obviously means that spoilers will be flying all over the Internet for the next four weeks. On the other hand, this also means that eager GoT fans don’t have to wait to see the first four episodes of the new season — as long as they’re comfortable with downloading stolen content, that is.

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The origin of this massive leak is unknown, but BGR sister site Variety is reporting that the first four episodes of the brand new season of HBO’s smash hit Game of Thrones are now flying across torrent sites. As of 9:00 a.m. EDT, the episodes had been downloaded nearly 780,000 times.

While we won’t link directly to any sites hosting or even pointing to the leaked Game of Thrones episodes, the files are beyond easy to find on popular torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents. The episodes are available only in standard-definition, and there’s no word if additional episodes from season 5 might be leaked in the coming days or weeks by the same source.

If you’d rather not spoil the fun, the first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 premieres Sunday night on HBO at 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.