Capcom Updates Content Creation and Streaming Rules

Capcom Streaming Rules

Capcom has updated its content creation and streaming rules, laying emphasis on the sharing of spoilers and commercial use of its intellectual properties. While the company is cracking down on those two issues specifically, streaming and the sharing of content on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube still remains permissible with some caveats.

For example, Capcom mentions that content creators can still monetize their content through streaming platforms such as Twitch, Facebook, YouTube within the guidelines and rules of those platforms. However, content creators are no longer allowed to limit access to content through paywalls. This includes the selling of new content or the requirement of a paid subscription to access said content.

The official statement goes on to mention that all unofficial and unauthorized pre-release footage is strictly prohibited. This includes leaks of any kind. This is not limited to the distribution “in-game content” from leaked copies of a game prior to its official release date. Additionally, third party softwares or “or devices that circumvent intended protection of Capcom titles” are strictly prohibited as well.

Capcom also goes on to mention that “using Capcom titles to create video and other content, including mods, that is illegal, racist, sexist, prejudicial to sexual orientation, sexually explicit, disparaging, promotes hate crimes, or is otherwise offensive is not tolerated.” Mods will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Finally, Capcom mentions that failure to abide by these new terms may result in Capcom taking action to have your video content removed.

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