Stranger Things’ Vecna might have cursed the show. As soon as the highly anticipated “Stranger Things” Season 4 Volume 2 was released on Netflix, the streaming platform crashed for a brief period.
Downdetector.com, a global uptime monitoring site, confirmed that Netflix users reported issues with the streaming platform around three a.m., Variety reported. Complaints about technical issues soared to nearly 13,000 at the top of the hour. However, the situation was resolved within half an hour.
Based on the total number of hours spent watching the show, Netflix reported that in the first four weeks after its release, “Stranger Things 4” reached the number 1 English series position on the platform. . Two episodes were released on Season 4, Volume 2, lasting approximately four hours. Episode 8 is 85 minutes long while Episode 9 is 150 minutes long.
Internet users quickly took to social media, expressing their frustration at not being able to watch their favorite show.
“Someone else’s Netflix crashed? Guess too many people online are waiting for Volume 2,” one Twitter user wrote.
“NETFLIX IS DOWN” wrote another user.
“Vecna is laughing at us because Netflix crashed,” a third Twiterrati joked.
“I’m patiently waiting after the Netflix crash,” commented a fourth Twitter user.
“Stranger Things” is directed, written and produced by the Duffer Brothers, aka Ross and Matt Duffer, Variety reported. The supernatural horror stars an ensemble cast of Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, David Harbour, Sadie Sink, Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin to name a few.
Volume 1 of “Stranger Things” was released on May 27. The story goes back to the 1980s where a group of friends witness and discover supernatural forces lurking in their small town of Hawkins alongside secret government exploits. They unravel extraordinary mysteries as they venture out in search of answers.