Well, WINTER IS FINALLY HERE! That’s right, Game of Thrones Season 8 is finally airing this weekend, Sunday April 14th. For what has seemed like an eternity of waiting and wondering when we would finally get to see the conclusion to the show, that has captured and captivated our attention for years, we are finally getting the payoff! But for those who aren’t or can’t watch Game of Thrones Season 8 on the TV, is the show available anywhere online to view?
First before we get to WHERE you can watch Game of Thrones, lets have a quick reminder to WHY you’re doing this!
How to Watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Online
So like any other ‘world shattering’ series, Game of Thrones is probably going to pop up for FREE in a variety of shady and questionable corners of the Web. Enticing you to stream and/or download seemingly at no cost – that is until you discover later that your computer has been plagued with a crap ton of adware or worse, viruses! Yikes!
So let us try and save you a bit of pain and time trying to fix your computer and save all your shit before the virus gobbles it all up, but presenting you with some alternative and LEGAL ways of watching and enjoying Game of Thrones Season 8 online.
HBO Go – also known as ‘TV Everywhere service’ is a service offered by HBO that allows HBO subscribers to stream video on demand selections of HBO content, including current and past series like Game of Thrones Season 8, through either the HBO website, or apps on mobile devices, video game consoles, and digital media players.
HBO Now is a subscription video on demand service also operated HBO that allows subscribers on-demand access to HBO’s library of original programs, films and other content like Game of Thrones Season 8 on personal computers, smartphones, tablet devices and digital media players. The difference between HBO GO and HBO NOW is that HBO NOW can be considered a standalone service and does not require a television subscription to use. Meaning you can just pay to watch Game of Thrones and nothing else if you so desire?
Amazon Prime Video is an Internet video on demand service that is operated by Amazon and offers television shows and films for rent or purchase as well as a selection of Amazon Studios original content. Prime Video also offers Amazon Channels, which allows viewers to subscribe to other content, including HBO and Game of Thrones Season 8 if you’re located in the United States.
DIRECTV NOW is a subscription streaming television service which allows subscribers in the United States to stream programming from cable channels without the long term commitment. In oither words, another nice option to watch Game of Thrones on HBO without having to pay for a bunch of other channels and shows you don’t want or need to watch.
Hulu is primarily oriented towards instant streaming of television series, carrying current and past episodes of many series from its owners’ respective television networks and other content partners. For an additional fee, HBO can also be added thereby giving you direct access to Game of Thrones.
PlayStation™Vue provides an extraordinary live TV streaming experience featuring local news, live sports and TV channels all viewable on a vafiety of favored devices. HBO (and, Game of Thrones) can be purchased as a stand alone channel which beats subscibing to the somewhat pricey package of channels they typically offer.
Game of Thrones, Season 8, The final season will air Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. (8 p.m. Central) in the US, and play oi the following dates:
Episode 1: April 14
Episode 2: April 21
Episode 3: April 28
Episode 4: May 5
Episode 5: May 12
Episode 6: May 19