The Last of Us release schedule: When is episode 9 airing on HBO and Sky?

The Last of Us
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There's just one episode left of of HBO's adaptation of The Last of Us, and it's safe to say that fans aren't ready to say goodbye to the Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey-led drama series. So far, Joel and Ellie's journey to the Fireflies has seen them face several threats, from the infected and Kathleen to dangerous preacher David – and things aren't liken to lighten up in the season 1 finale.

Airing on HBO, HBO Max and HBO On Demand in the US and Sky Atlantic and NOW in the UK, it can be hard to keep track of when the show is airing as it continues. So that's where we come in. In this article, you'll find details on The Last of Us episode 9 release date and air time, whichever side of the pond you're based on.

To make sure you're up to date with what's quickly become one of the biggest shows of the year, check out our ultimate release schedule below with details on how to watch The Last of Us from anywhere in the world. Then, for more, dive into the biggest The Last of Us episode 8 changes between the game and the show, and a larger look at the Cordyceps fungus.

When is The Last of Us episode 9 releasing on HBO and Sky? 

The Last of Us episode 9, AKA the finale, is set to air in the US on HBO and on HBO Max at 9:00pm EST/6:00pm PT on Sunday, March 12. 

Across the pond, the installment will be available from Monday, March 6 at 2:00am GMT via Sky and NOW TV's on-demand service. It'll also air in its regular terrestrial slot that same morning, between 2:00am and 3:00am.

 Where can you watch The Last of Us? 

The Last of Us

(Image credit: HBO / Sky)

Watch The Last of Us from anywhere in the world 

The Last of Us

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It's possible to watch The Last of Us on almost any streaming service of your choice from the selection above. However, normally you will find yourself geo-blocked from doing so, but a VPN helps you to get around that obstacle.

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The Last of Us release schedule

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as Joel and Ellie in The Last of Us HBO TV Show

(Image credit: HBO Max)
  • The Last of Us episode 1 – January 15 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 2 – January 22 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 3 – January 29 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 4 – February 5 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 5 – February 10 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 6 – February 19 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 7 – February 26 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 8 – March 5 – available now!
  • The Last of Us episode 9 – March 12

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Molly Edwards
Entertainment Writer

I'm an Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, covering all things film and TV for the site's Total Film and SFX sections. I previously worked on the Disney magazines team at Immediate Media, and also wrote on the CBeebies, MEGA!, and Star Wars Galaxy titles after graduating with a BA in English. 

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