Friday night was harsh for people trying to make it in Hollywood.
“Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” the popular new mobile game that could rake in around $US85 million this year for its namesake, went offline for a little while on Friday. And people were not happy about it.
“Kim Kardashian: Hollywood” is a choose-your-own-adventure-style game where you go on photo shoots, go on dates, and rub elbows with Hollywood elite in order to climb the ranks and become an A-list celebrity.
But early in the evening, dreams of becoming a starlet were dashed. The games servers crashed, and people were unable to sign in and play.
Some fans tweeted out threats in response to the game being broken.
the kim kardashian game is broken, i expect my energy to be fully-restored when they fix it.
— jennifer (@JenCordobaxo) July 19, 2014
THE KIM KARDASHIAN GAME IS BROKEN SO WHEN IT GETS FIXED THEY BETTER GIVE US FREE MONEY AND STUFF WHEN IT WORKS AGAIN OK
— swag queen shulamit (@glitteryliamm) July 18, 2014
Some people found solace elsewhere.
drinking a budweiser & screaming at the broken kim kardashian game
— caitlin white (@harmonicait) July 19, 2014
Others worried about their future.
the kim kardashian game servers are down uhM EXCUSE ME IM AN A-LIST CELEB THATS MAKING AN APPEARANCE AT GLAMM MAGAZINE I DONT NEED THIS RN
— ☕️ (@BeanieBoyStyles) July 19, 2014
And some laughed at the misfortune of others.
that stupid kim kardashian game is broken and everyone is freaking out fantastic
— pls calum (@chococolarry) July 19, 2014
Soon the hashtag #fixthekardashiangame was trending on Twitter.
Finally the maker of the game stepped in to put the fans at ease.
And the game was working again … eventually.
And one lucky fan seems to have missed all the commotion.
It was a bad night for fans of “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood,” but as of this morning, all seemed right in the world and the game was working again. Well, for almost everyone.