NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Fans of HBO's Game of Thrones have grown accustomed to heartbreak, but this one may have proven too much to bear.
The network's streaming service HBO Go crashed in the middle of Season Four's premiere on Sunday night as the system was flooded by demand.
HBO, a division of Time Warner Inc (TWX), said the service interruption was due to overwhelming demand and tweeted apologies to affected subscribers.
Looks like there's trouble in the realm. Apologies for the inconvenience. We'll be providing updates, so please stay tuned. #GameofThronesHBO GO (@HBOGO) April 7, 2014
HBO Go continued to tweet throughout the outage, before notifying the majority of the network was running as normal around 11:40 EST.
The service has returned to several platforms and were working hard towards full recovery, which we expect soon.HBO GO (@HBOGO) April 7, 2014
This isn't the first time HBO Go has had issues keeping up with subscribers' appetite, though. In March, the service crashed during HBO's screening of the True Detective finale.
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