Atlus has released spoiler and media distribution guidelines prior to many of their larger, modern releases, and today the ones for Soul Hackers 2 have been shared.
As with the previous guidelines, the ones for the upcoming sci-fi RPG includes details on the dissemination of potential spoilers for the game, as well as the distribution guidelines for video and live streaming.
Unlike previous spoiler warnings of the same kind for past Atlus games, the company has not stated any prohibited sections for Soul Hackers 2. This means that users will be able to freely share any section of the game they would like to.
Soul Hackers 2 Distribution Guidelines
- Screenshots and videos of this game must be distributed on an online service for personal use.
- When delivering content corresponding to the story like event scenes, please clearly indicate that the content includes story, so as to not deprive other customers of their enjoyment.
- The distribution of videos, live streams, etc. before the release date is strictly prohibited.
Copyright Notice Request
Posting and delivering content is allowed at the condition that the copyright holder is clarified: ©ATLUS ©SEGA
- Please do not reuse others’ gameplay footage.
- Please do not release content that is only music data like BGM for purposes that are only for listening to it.
- Please refrain from using sites and services whose browsing experience can be considered for commercial purposes. However, even if secondary revenue is generated from the functions provided by the online service distributing videos and live broadcasts (e.g. YouTube partner program, etc.), that is not considered use for a commercial purpose.
- Please do not act in a way to slander a third party, including a specific player.
- Please do not post anything illegal, inappropriate, or offensive to public order and morals. This includes:
- Any action that interferes with the normal operation of our products or services, or impairs their safety.
- Cheating, cracking, unauthorized access, circumvention of technical restrictions, unauthorized modification, or any tool or service that allows this.
- If there is a request from us, regardless of the reason, please stop releasing videos immediately. Additionally, we may delete videos and suspend live streams that we deem inappropriate. We may not be able to answer any inquiries regarding the reasons for this, so please be forewarned.
- Regarding videos, we do not make any guarantees whatsoever when it comes to infringing the rights of third parties. Additionally, we will not indemnify any damage or conflict with third parties that arise as a result of the distribution of such a video.
Soul Hackers 2 will be released for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, and PC in Japan on August 25th, and the West on August 26th, 2022.