Nintendo has cracked down on a YouTube channel that shares its music once again.
Nintendo is a Japanese multinational video game company famous for making video games and consoles. It is the creator of Some of the most popular game consoles such as the Game Boy, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, the Nintendo DS, the Wii, and the Switch. Nintendo also owns multiple significant franchises such as Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Kirby, Metroid, Fire Emblem, Animal Crossing, Splatoon, Star Fox, Xenoblade Chronicles, and Super Smash Bros.
Some of these games have popular soundtracks that gamers have enjoyed in their childhood making them hugely popular. But Nintendo doesn’t compromise when it comes to sharing these online. A YouTube channel called “GilvaSunner” just got bombarded with copyright claims on over 1300+ videos containing Nintendo’s music.
GilvaSunner, the Video Game OST sharing channel, got hit overnight with 1300+ copyright claims from Nintendo, resulting in all videos being taken down. The YouTube channel’s Twitter account posted the following on January 29th, 2022.
“Over 1300 copyright blocks on the YT channel today. Here are all the soundtracks Nintendo has blocked this time.”
The list of blocked songs is long, but here are a few songs that Nintendo took down.
- Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
- Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
- Super Smash Bros. Melee
- Super Smash Bros. Brawl
- Yoshi’s Island
- Super Mario Land
- Super Mario Galaxy
- Super Mario World
- New Super Mario Bros.
- Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
- Mario 3D World Luigi’s Mansion
- Mario & Luigi Bowser’s Inside Story
- Kid Icarus
- Kirby’s Dream Land
- Kirby Triple Deluxe
GilvaSunner also clarified that none of the videos on his YouTube channel are monetized.
They also suggested that Nintendo put their soundtracks on Spotify or other music streaming services so people can enjoy them.