"If you decide to stream past 7/7 (I HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT DOING THIS, YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED), you do so at the risk of being issued a content ID claim or worse, a channel strike/account suspension," reads Atlus's blog post.
CBC News reached out to several Let's Players and game developers, and most agreed Atlus is probably more concerned about You Tubers' effects on the game's sales than spoilers leaking out to the wider internet.
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It includes a heavy dose of Japanese folklore and hit stores, Atlus's U. blog posted a long and extensive list of rules for anyone posting videos of the game online.
Citing "our masters in Japan," Atlus USA asked players not to stream or post content beyond the in-game date of July 7 and not to post "major story spoilers." It threatened action against any channel that breaches these rules.
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