Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones” was not only dark in terms of content but it was quite literally eerily dark in terms of lighting, as well.

The much-talked-about “Battle of Winterfell” episode got viewers talking because it was allegedly too difficult to watch in parts.

As Jon Snow, Daenerys and the rest of the “GoT” team faced off against the Army of the Dead during the battle scene, the eery cinematography apparently made it hard to figure out who was who.

Cinematographer Fabian Wagner has now spoken about the ep, explaining to TMZ why the show was so dark.

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Wagner “believes the pixelation and muddy, dark colours fans saw on their TVs and mobile devices were due to HBO’s compression of the episode… which leads to poorer visual quality.”

He added that the quality would have been even worse if people were viewing the show on a streaming service with a weak connection or in a room that was too bright.

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He said, “[GoT] has always been very dark and a very cinematic show,” adding that it should be watched in a “dark environment.”

Wagner also insisted showrunners and the director wanted the episode to be dark, saying the battle scenes were “intended to be intense, claustrophobic and disorienting.”

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