Having scrapped the online draw due to overwhelming demand,
Unfortunately for Nike — and anyone hoping to pick up a pair through the app — SNKRS was unable to handle the traffic, with users reporting errors and crashes after the sneakers went live. Nike has now addressed the issue in a statement, which attributes the problem to “an unprecedented level of demand.” You can read the full statement, as reported by The Wall Street Journal‘s Sara Germano, below.
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Nike says the SNKRS app problems were caused by high demand. Company statement: pic.twitter.com/xywr4bh2r3
— Sara Germano (@germanotes) November 21, 2017