The first world premier of Game of Thrones Season 7 took place on Sunday night much to the fanfare of diehard fans. As millions gathered to watch it online on the official HBO website, the server crashed much to the dismay of many. However, it was fixed quickly and people were able to see the first episode. The new season features Ed Sheeran, the musician in a cameo and has officially begun.

The team confirmed that the Season 8 which will air in 2018 will have just 6 episodes. The director is actually planning to make it quite long at 80 minutes for each episode, making it more like a stand alone movie to narrate the story they wanted to.

Ed Sheeran fans are kind of annoyed by the fact that he made a not so subtle appearance in it alongside Arya Stark but it’s not something that would hinder the original storyline.