Loop Hero studio encourages users affected by sanctions to pirate games

The fourth quarter studio announced that potential buyers of Loop Hero, located in areas affected by economic sanctions, should pirate the game. Due to sanctions imposed after Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, some customers in Russia may not be able to purchase games on Steam using regular payment methods.

Russian independent studio – Does not support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine– Encouraged its followers to “help raise the pirate flag” in a March 27 post on its official VK account. It also shares a torrent link.