Recently, the House of the Dragon, the highly anticipated prequel of the hit show Game of Thrones premiered on HBO Max but some subscribers did not have a smooth sail while watching the show.
Continue reading further to know more details about what led to the crash of the streaming platform HBO Max and see how the fans reacted to the whole situation.
HBO Max crashed after ‘House of the Dragon’ premiere
Yes, you read that right. Soon after the premiere of House of the Dragon, the premium streaming app HBO Max crashed. As soon as the first episode was dropped on HBO Max, many social media users came forward and went on to say that the app is crashing.
Up until now, it is not known how widespread the issue is as some of the users have also tweeted some snaps of them watching the premiere episode of the show House of the Dragon available about three minutes before the 9 p.m. ET scheduled release. In the blink of an eye, the @HBOMaxHelp Twitter account was filled with tweets as users tried to watch House of the Dragon.
Netizens react to HBO Max crashing after ‘House of the Dragon’ premiere
One user wrote, “Me watching my HBO Max app crashing every 5 seconds instead of House of the Dragon.” Another user tweeted, “Anyone else trying to watch House of the Dragon, & find the HBO Max app keeps crashing?”
Followed by a user who penned, “I’m not trying to be dramatic but if the HBO Max app crashes and impedes me from watching the House of the Dragon premiere, I will be forced to set myself on fire.”
I’m not trying to be dramatic but if the HBO Max app crashes and impedes me from watching the House of the Dragon premiere, I will be forced to set myself on fire
— ellie 2.0 🪐 (@ellproctor) August 22, 2022
A user went on to say, “Is anyone else having s problem with the HBO max app on the Firestick?! Everytime I try to play the first episode of House of the dragon, it exits the app and goes to the home screen.”
Is anyone else having s problem with the HBO max app on the Firestick?! Everytime I try to play the first episode of House of the dragon, it exits the app and goes to the home screen.
— La Diablita 😈🎩 YHLQMDLG (@Bebecitaaa69) August 22, 2022
Another user tweeted, “No other show has ever had this much influence and pull. The damn hbo max app keeps crashing cuz everyone tryna watch House of the Dragon at the same time lmaoooo.”
No other show has ever had this much influence and pull. The damn hbo max app keeps crashing cuz everyone tryna watch House of the Dragon at the same time lmaoooo.
— Coudjo 🇹🇬 (@coudjoo) August 22, 2022
These were a few reactions of the fans to HBO Max crashing after the premiere of House of the Dragon.
HBO Max addressed the problem of the users
HBO Max issued a statement to Deadline, that read, “House of the Dragon is being successfully viewed by millions of HBO Max subscribers this evening. We’re aware of a small portion of users attempting to connect via Fire TV devices that are having issues and are in the process of resolving for those impacted users.”
Soon afterward, a tweet was made from the official Twitter handle of HBO Max Help. The streaming app replied to a tweet made by a user named Leah. HBO Max Help’s tweet read, “Hi Leah, We’re aware some users may be encountering issues at the moment. Please try closing the app and restarting to see if this helps. Reach back out right away if you still have trouble. Thanks! ^TW”
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