In addition to unreleased and disappearing content material, there have been loads of complaints concerning the HBO Max streaming apps since they launched. Nonetheless, they’ve typically held up effectively beneath the stress of premieres for content material like Tenet, Marvel Lady, The Matrix, or Westworld, however for HBO there will not be something like a Sport of Thrones premiere. Tonight’s debut of the present’s spinoff, Home of the Dragon, is the primary style of a brand new GOT expertise inside HBO Max, and whereas many individuals attempting to stream the premiere episode are watching with out a drawback, others mentioned the app crashed on them, or froze up as soon as it obtained previous the pre-show teaser trailer.
Based mostly on reviews seen on Twitter, Reddit, and elsewhere, it seems that most people having issues are utilizing an Amazon Fireplace TV platform, or a Fireplace Stick. It’s unclear why that app, particularly, would have issues, however should you’re utilizing it and you’ll’t watch, chances are you’ll need to strive switching should you can’t wait to see all of the Targarayens going at it. If it’s your major streaming gadget, 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 anticipate to see this repeat in future seasons — by subsequent yr, they’ll have a brand new app anyway.