In an effort to organize the torrents and make sure fans are downloading the final versions of our releases, we’re going to start to do what many groups already do; withdraw support for “individual volume” torrents when there is a final (batch) torrent available.
Any outdated torrents will be removed from view on Nyaa if there is a batch available.
In other words, any new search will only show the final batch torrents, not the 10 or 20 that lead up to them.
As a recent example, R-15 has gone from having 19 torrents showing, down to just 3; the complete 1080p, the complete 720p, and the Bonus DVD Collection.
The final, batch torrents usually have any updated and/or patched versions of the files anyway, so downloading an outdated copy doesn’t make sense in the first place.
Hopefully this will help consolidate any seeds as there will be less torrents to choose from while still making all the files available.
This will take a little time to complete. As of this post, there are approx. 650 torrents to go through and check to make sure all the files they contain are in their respective batch before removing/hiding. We will also be double-checking the various batch torrents to try and ensure they do indeed have the most up to date files in them.
FYI: Torrent clients/programs allow you so select which files to download so you can just “uncheck” any that you don’t want or need.
(Just because a torrent is 20GB and has 30 files and doesn’t mean you have to d/l them all; you can just select and d/l the 1.75GB worth of the 2 files you’re missing.)