Game of Thrones has been breaking records in the torrenting world since its launch, and now the series has broken another one, today breaking the record for the highest number of torrent downloads after it was revealed that the finale was downloaded to the total of 2 petabytes in just 12 hours.
The episode named The Children, took the record for another episode from the Game of Thrones series, which was previously set by the First of his Name episode.
According to TorrentFreak, The Children was downloaded roughly 1.5 million times in the first 12 hours after the episode officially aired.
The episode also broke the record for the largest amount of people sharing the same file.
In terms of the legal side, Digital i also revealed to Pocket-Lint that the episode had 1,267,000 viewers at the highest point on Sky Atlantic in the UK.