Crime is bad, that should go without saying. Showing your face, email address and approximate location while profiting from crime, well that's just downright stupid. The leaker responsible for Starfield gameplay showing up on YouTube has been charged on several accounts.
While leaks of gameplay are exciting, breaking the law in any country is not something that we can recommend. Especially if you are going to show the world precisely what you are doing on your social accounts.
YouTuber DHavenShadow, also known as Memphian94 or 'Tyrone', uploaded almost an hour of Starfield footage onto his YouTube with the promise of more to follow. Questions were raised on exactly how the copy of the game got into his hands with the majority assuming it was a legitimate copy sent out early.
Turns out that the truth might not be so innocent after all. As the days went on and the YouTube followers rose, he decided to show off exactly how many copies he was in possession of. On top of this, he revealed his e-mail address in the gameplay video, as well as his Gamertag. Then the videos of selling the copies and posting them at a local Fed-Ex office began to pop up.
Using crime in progress for video content is not the smartest of moves when breaking the law. So, with DHavenShadow's YouTube getting all of his uploads removed and his profile pic blacked out, it isn't too hard to guess the ending of the story.
Charged on multiple accounts of theft and drug possession with video evidence is not going to go well for this arrested Starfield leaker when he sees his day in court.
For the rest of us patiently waiting for the official crime-free release of Starfield, why not follow our ultimate prep list to get yourself ready? Or if you have everything ready, read up on all the different build options available before you start.
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