It isn’t even 11 a.m., but many Marvel fans have already had a long day.
Tickets for Avengers: Endgame went on sale this morning around 8 a.m. ET, and it seems that most major movie theater chains weren’t prepared to handle the influx of site traffic. The sites for AMC theaters, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Atom Tickets, and more ranged from incredibly slow to completely unresponsive.
Twitter quickly flooded with complaints from fans who were unable to get their hands on tickets. Many made jokes. …
— Shahab (@Shahab_ai) April 2, 2019
Maybe Thanos was right?
— Tim Melton (@MeltonTalks) April 2, 2019
— M. Bison (@AnotherBodega) April 2, 2019
— Julian (@_JulianTim_) April 2, 2019
— Clara Bartnik (@ClaraBartnik) April 2, 2019
— Matthew Fling (@MatthewFling) April 2, 2019
… while others tagged movie theaters and ticket services to share their complaints.
— Greg (@ALWearyDad) April 2, 2019
— Martha N. TheJoneses (@CalladaTormenta) April 2, 2019
My god @Fandango over an hour wait, and then we choose our tickets but now waiting 15 minutes to choose our seats!!!! What is going on???? Are we gonna get kicked off of our 20 minutes and have to be on hold again??? You had a year! #AvengersEndgametickets pic.twitter.com/BXZQpdAGaT
— Bethany Hensel (@bethanyhensel13) April 2, 2019
— The Roo (@TheRoo624) April 2, 2019
And the fans who did manage to get their hands on tickets? They’re celebrating.
— Jesse⚡️ (@yuhboiJAF) April 2, 2019
— Alberto Vargas (@albert97vargas) April 2, 2019
— Angelica ? (@angeliKITTYx) April 2, 2019
— Emm (@EmmmAcosta) April 2, 2019
— Hans (@Hanzy_95) April 2, 2019
Endgame officially premieres on April 26, with preview showings the night of April 25. If you’re heading into the online melee in hopes of scoring opening-night seats, we wish you luck!