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PewDiePie fans hack GTA V in latest stunt to help him in YouTube battle with T-Series

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The notice has been popping up during gameplay (Picture: @Z3RVO/Twitter; TT News Agency/PA)

PewDiePie fans have seemingly hacked into Grand Theft Auto V to promote his channel as the battle against T-Series for YouTubes top spot continues.

Literally, what next?

Fans have been tweeting the Swedish-born gamer – real name Felix Kjellberg – with screenshots of notices that have popped up during gameplay reading: Subscribe to Pewdiepie on YouTube.

Someone has hacked GTA V, one viewer wrote.

Another added: Mine too, while a third said: happened to me last night ffs.

It comes after printers in the UK and Canada were also hacked to print messages promoting Felixs channel.

Meanwhile, American vlogger Mr Beast has been at the forefront of a campaign to keep PewDiePie as YouTubes most subscribed channel, a position hes held since 2013.

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The whole saga started back in October, when Indian music label T-Series started to inch ever closer to PewDiePie, when both channels were around the 67 million mark.

Since then, the 29-year-old has managed to stay ahead, although its been painfully close, at one point with only 16,000 subscribers between them.

As part of the campaign, Mr Beast uploaded a 12 hour livestream in which he said PewDiePies name 100,000 times (A+ for dedication), and Team 10 member Justin Roberts spent a whopping $1 million to buy a billboard in Times Square.

Previously, Felix hasnt seemed too bothered about the T-Series challenge, telling Metro.co.uk hes surprised no one stepped up sooner to take the top spot from him.

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However, more recently, hes been praising fan attempts to keep him at the top, including the printer hacking, and the billboards.

Were a little terrified to see what comes next.

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