Update: Kim Dotcom who spoke at the launch of the service at his mansion in New Zealand revealed that his new site Mega has passed 1 million users.
A few hours ago Kim Dotcom launched his new encrypted cloud storage service MEGA in the U.S. offering 50GB of storage for free and three PRO tiers of 500GB to 4TB for $13-$40 a month.
Kim Dotcom confirmed that in less than one hour 100,000 users registered on the site, intimating it to be one of the fastest growing startups in the history of Internet. With such a huge response, MEGA servers are experiencing overload, while many users on Twitter are complaining that the site isn’t loading and are stuck at the registration page.
At the time of writing the post, Kim confirmed in another tweet that MEGA crossed 250,000 user registrations with server capacity in maximum load! According to is.up, the site currently appears to be down: