Game of Thrones season eight, episode two is only hours away on HBO and Sky Atlantic, but there are reports that the episode has been victim to a leak. GoT blog Winter is Coming has reported that the season eight, episode two leak is the second episode of the HBO and Sky Atlantic show to have leaked in as many weeks. Amazon Prime in Germany accidentally leaked the episode of Game of Thrones according to a user on Reddit.
Has there been a leak of Game of Thrones season 8?
It seems as if there has indeed been a leak of Game of Thrones season two, episode two.
On Sunday, April 21, a German Reddit user posted saying: “Why can I see the second Episode yet?!”
This post also featured a screenshot from Amazon Prime in Germany that showed the opening titles of Game of Thrones with a caption saying: “Game of Thrones, Staffel 8 [dt./OV] Folge 2” or season eight, episode two.
According to Winter is Coming, Amazon Prime Germany allowed users to automatically play the second after the first one.
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This leak comes just days after French channel OCS City seemed to leak the episode title and the beginning of the synopsis.
A screenshot of a French TV guide revealed that the episode was called The Rightful Queen.
Roughly translated, the synopsis read: “Jon Snow and Daenerys gather their troops before the confrontation with the army of the dead.
“The terrible menace puts in jeopardy everyone south of the wall.”
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However, a number of publications have cast some doubt on this leak, writing that the same channel previously got the name of the first episode of Game of Thrones season eight wrong.
Despite HBO’s best attempts to keep the secrets of Game of Thrones season eight under wraps, including the episode titles and lengths, this is the second of the GoT season eight episodes to leak so far.
Last week, DirecTV leaked the first episode of Game of Thrones season eight a few hours before the episode was meant to debut on HBO and Sky.
Viewers who want to watch Game of Thrones season eight, episode two without spoilers should keep away from the Freefolk Reddit, where a number of summaries of the events of season eight, episode two have been posted.
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When will Game of Thrones season 8, episode 2 air on TV?
For those who want to ignore the leak and watch the episode on HBO or Sky Atlantic, it airs tonight (Sunday, April 21) at 9pm EST on HBO.
Sky Atlantic viewers in the UK can watch the episode at either 2am or 9pm on Monday, April 22.
NOW TV will be streaming GoT season eight episode two shortly after it airs in Britain.
US viewers, meanwhile, can watch the episode online on HBO Go or HBO Now after it is released on TV.
Game of Thrones season 8 airs on HBO in the US on Sundays 9pm ET and on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK on Mondays at 2am and 9pm BST
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