The first episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones was released on April 17, 2011. Ever since the series ended, fans have been clamoring to see more of the world in the franchise. The official Twitter for the series posted, “Winter is coming” which ignited speculations among the public, wondering what the phrase could mean. This infamous phrase became one of the focal points of the series from beginning to end.
The tweet has left fans wondering if the account is hinting at a possible announcement at the expansion of the series or if the tweet was simply a way to honor the series’ legacy for the official anniversary.
April 17, 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the premiere episode of the infamous series. Other seasons that followed the first debuted within a similar timeframe. The series often premiered during the spring which made many fans excited. The only exception to the schedule was season 3 which started in March and season 7 in July.
Winter is coming.— Game of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) April 14, 2021
The tweet was cryptic as fans are waiting to see if it holds any brevity to the future of the franchise. There are still two more books in the saga that creator George R.R. Martin is aiming to publish while HBO is looking to develop spinoffs and prequels. HBO has confirmed the prequel House of the Dragon will get a full season.
Currently, HBO has a plan of celebrating the series premiere anniversary. There is so much in store for fans while they wait for any new updates about the series.