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Warner Bros. Chases YouTuber Over Mortal Kombat Mods

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Warner Bros. goes after ToastedShoes for daring to mod Mortal Kombat 1. Who knew creativity could be so litigated?

In an unexpected turn of events, Warner Bros. has targeted the popular YouTube channel ToastedShoes for its content featuring mods for Mortal Kombat 1. The channel's owner, known for his creative modifications, revealed that he had received takedown requests from Warner Bros. demanding the removal of all mod-related videos. The consequences were stark: failure to comply would result in strikes against the channel, leading to a potential permanent ban.

Interestingly, the crackdown seemed to come out of nowhere. Previously, the channel hadn't encountered any issues, and even Ed Boon, the creator of Mortal Kombat, had shared these mod videos with the community, amplifying their reach. However, something shifted, prompting Warner Bros. to take action now.

The Rumored Reason Behind Warner Bros.' Actions

Speculation is rife online about the sudden change. Many believe that the trouble began when the channel owner started offering mods as rewards for subscribers on his Patreon. This effectively turned fan-made mods into unofficial DLC, which likely didn’t sit well with Warner Bros. Despite the chatter, Warner Bros. has kept mum, offering no official comments on the situation.

For now, all mod-related content has been wiped clean from ToastedShoes' channel, leaving fans and followers to wonder what might come next in this digital tug-of-war.

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