The Last of Us Episode 5 is releasing today. Yes, you have read that right. The Last of Us Episode 5 is dropping earlier than the usual time. It is because the Super Bowl 2023 live streams will soon begin. If the actual schedule date had stayed the same, the schedule would have clashed with this popular sports game. Keep reading to know more about The Last of Us Episode 5.
The Last of Us Episode 5: Release Date
The Last of Us Episode 5 will premiere on February 10, Friday, at 9 PM ET. The viewers can stream The Last of Us Episode 5 on HBO On Demand and HBO Max. Please note that this is earlier than the show’s expected release date and time. The original release date of the series was February 12, Sunday, at 9 PM.
Even though the official reason for the change in the timing shift is not stated, everyone knows it is because of Super Bowl 2023 live streams. Super Bowl LVII is scheduled to be released on February 12, Sunday, at 6:30 PM on Fox and will feature Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. So, yes, The Last of Us Episode 5 had a tough competitor.
It is no secret that the NFL championship game is the most-watched tv broadcast annually in North America. Even The Last of Us Episode 5 will stay available even on Sunday; the fans would get the chance to view it earlier and then enjoy the NFL championships if they want.
What About The Release Date Of The Remaining Episodes?
After the release of The Last of Us Episode 5, the series will still have four more episodes to go. However, the timing of the upcoming episode will remain the same schedule as the other four series episodes. Fresh new episodes will premiere on Sunday at 9 PM, with the final episode out on March 12.
However, we expect a change in the schedule of the finale episode. It is because, on March 12, the 95th Academy Awards will be happening too! Therefore, HBO has one more headache to take care of.
The Last of Us Episode 5: Preview
The preview of The Last of Us Episode 5 is out. The episode is titled “Endure and Survive.” It is in the city of Kansas and will feature Henry, the video game character. Melanie Lynskey will continue in the fifth episode pursuing the role of Kathleen. According to the trailer, Joel and Elllie will still be running in the city and the aftermath of it. Henry is Sam’s older brother talking and is seen talking to him using sign language.
As per our guest, Sam, and Henry are hiding from Kathleen, who has evil intentions. If you haven’t watched the trailer of The Last of Us Episode 5 yet, consider giving it a try before watching the entire episode.
Where To Watch The Last of Us Episode 5?
If you are a U.S. resident, you can watch The Last of Us Episode 5 on HBO and HBO Max. Fresh new episodes of the series are out on Sunday. However, this week will be an exception with the early release of The Last of Us Episode 5 on February 10 at 9 PM ET.
If you are a U.K. Resident, you can watch the series on Sky Atlantic. The timing for the fifth episode is February 11, Saturday, at 2 AM ET. Canadian residents can watch it on Crave. It will again see an early release on February 10 at 9:05 PM. Lastly, Australians can watch The Last of Us Episode 5 on Binge on February 11, Saturday.
The release date of the last four episodes of the series is February 19, February 26, March 5, and 12. Mark your calendar.