‘House of the Dragon’ Premiere Crashes HBO Max, Network Points to Amazon – The Hollywood Reporter

House of the Dragon is already dwelling up to its predecessor, Game of Thrones – Sunday’s collection premiere has crashed an app to view the present.

HBO subscribers took to Twitter to complain about not having the ability to watch the extremely anticipated fantasy drama’s premiere due to technical points presumably attributable to a flood of viewers. According to DownDetector.com, the crash impacted at the very least 3,000 viewers.

But an HBO spokesperson says the downside appears to be amongst viewers connecting through Amazon’s gadgets.

House of the Dragon is being successfully viewed by millions of HBO Max subscribers this evening,” HBO stated in an announcement. “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.”

That the difficulty could also be Fire TV is slightly ironic as Amazon additionally makes the upcoming fantasy drama The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power — a present that many are positioning as Dragon’s massive rival.

Similar HBO connection difficulties have occurred earlier than throughout the premieres of the latter seasons of Game of Thrones.

House of the Dragon chronicles the civil struggle that ripped aside Westeros almost 200 years earlier than the occasions in Game of Thrones. For extra insider behind-the-scenes particulars on House of the Dragon, see The Hollywood Reporter‘s current deep-dive cowl story: “Inside House of the Dragon.”


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