Game of Thrones season three premiered last night, and that's kind of a big deal. If you're a fan, you'll need no convincing. But if you need proof of its potency, here you go: according to numbers collected by TorrentFreak, the Game of Thrones season three premier now holds the record for the biggest BitTorrent swarm ever.
After the show's premier, there were a whopping 163,088 peers clamouring to download and seed the episode simultaneously, beating out previous record-holder—the season three premier of Heros— by some twenty thousand. And as of now, it's been downloaded over a million times, par for the course as far as GoT goes.