Joel and Ellie’s apocalyptic journey continuesand parts 1 and 2 of it is now available on the streaming service.
The show fixes thatfrom developer Naughty Dog, with a nine-episode season 1 focused on the first entry in the franchise.
The show premiered on January 15, drawing an audience of 10 million in its first two dayswith episodes coming every week until March 12.
Our latest release dates and times
Here is the full schedule for the broadcast of The Last of Us on HBO Max. We will fix this if the company announces any changes or breaks. New episodes will arrive at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET), which you may think of as the live time.last year.
- Episode 1: Available now
- Episode 2: Available now
- Part 3: Sunday, January 29
- Part 4: Sunday, February 5
- Part 5: Sunday, February 12
- Part 6: Sunday, February 19
- Episode 7: Sunday, February 26
- Episode 8: Sunday, March 5
- Episode 9: Sunday, March 12
Where is The Last of Us available outside of the US?
The show drops all over the world at the same time, so there are times for several regions:
- Canada, Shuwa at 9 pm Sunday
- UK and Ireland: Sky Atlantic and Now at 2 am Monday
- Australia: Binge and Foxtel at 1 pm AEDT Monday
- New Zealand: Neon at 3 pm Monday
What’s Last for Us?
Set in a world where an unbelievable fungal disease of the mind turns the majority of the world’s population into violent cannibals, the series follows angry preacher Joel and his teenage friend Ellie as they travel through a devastated US.
Who is there?
The series stars The Mandalorian’s Pedro Pascal as Joel, and fellow Game of Thrones alumnus Bella Ramsey as Ellie. Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, Anna Torv from Fringe and Yellowjackets’ Melanie Lynskey also appear.
Are there trailers?
HBO gave us a little taste of the show. The latest trailer arrived in December.
How scary is that?
It’s more fun than scary, with many strong moments. The infected are rarely seen – Joel and Ellie face more human survivors than monsters – but they are used to good effect when they do.
Should I have played sports?
Writers Craig Mazin (creator of HBO’s Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann (the series’ creative director) have added a flashback scene to give newcomers a solid chance in the origin story.
However, The Last of Us andit’s one of the funniest games ever made. You should dive in if the show appeals to you. The original game is available on PS3, PS4 and PS5 (the PC version is coming out March 3), while the second is currently only on PS4.
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