The brief statement did not give a new broadcast date and the company declined to provide further details. HBO, which belongs to WarnerMedia as CNN, said in a statement that she "had no problem with content delivery".
"You will need additional clarification from Tencent," added HBO.
As fans of "Thrones" elsewhere, Chinese fans religiously follow each episode and discuss real-time twists on social media intrigue. On Monday, their frustration and dismay abounded online, and many were wondering aloud what was the link between the escalation of the trade war and the last missing episode.
"What's the next step: cutting Internet connections between China and the United States?" wrote a user on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter.
"Shame, shame, shame", some users have posted on Weibo a famous song from the show – with Bell emojis -.
The sudden surge of tension has resulted in an apparent rise in anti-American propaganda in Chinese state media.
On Sunday, a new Chinese television drama series shot largely in the United States with US cast members became the first large-scale victim of the new lines of battle drawn by the Beijing authorities.
State media reported that TV channels and broadcast platforms in China were abruptly canceling the premiere of "Above the Sea, I Come to You", which is centered on a Chinese father who sent his only child studying in America. Other Chinese productions with links to the United States would face similar problems.
The CCTV public television channel has recently canceled scheduled programming for the so-called "red classics" set up during the Korean War, staging the resounding defeat of American invaders at the hands of heroic Chinese soldiers.
"We use the artistic form of the film to echo the current time," wrote the channel on its official Weibo page.