Besides unreleased and disappearing content material, there have been a lot of complaints about the HBO Max streaming apps since they launched. Still, they’ve usually held up nicely below the stress of premieres for content material like Tenet, Wonder Woman, The Matrix, or Westworld, however for HBO there will not be something like a Game of Thrones premiere. Tonight’s debut of the present’s spinoff, House of the Dragon, is the first style of a brand new GOT expertise inside HBO Max, and whereas many individuals making an attempt to stream the premiere episode are watching with no drawback, others mentioned the app crashed on them, or froze up as soon as it bought previous the pre-show teaser trailer.
Based on studies seen on Twitter, Reddit, and elsewhere, it seems that most of the individuals having issues are utilizing an Amazon Fire TV platform, or a Fire Stick. It’s unclear why that app, specifically, would have issues, however should you’re utilizing it and you may’t watch, you might wish to strive switching should you can’t wait to see all the Targarayens going at it. If it’s your essential streaming system, one different piece of recommendation individuals have reported success with is to create a brand new profile.
If Warner Bros. or HBO Max has extra data, we’ll replace this text, however don’t count on to see this repeat in future seasons — by subsequent yr, they’ll have a new app anyway.