‘The Past of Us’ Release Agenda: When Does Episode 3 Occur to HBO Max?

Joel and Ellie’s apocalyptic journey is less than way on HBO Max, with episodes 1 and 2 of The Past of Us now readily available on the streaming support. 

The display adapts the famous PlayStation video activity series from developer Naughty Puppy, with the nine-episode season 1 concentrating on the initial entry in the franchise.

The show premiered on Jan. 15, drawing an viewers of 10 million in its first two times, with episodes coming each and every 7 days until eventually March 12.

The Last of Us launch dates and situations

This is the entire launch timetable for The Past of Us on HBO Max. We’ll adjust this if the firm announces any changes or breaks. New episodes will get there at 6 p.m. PT (9 p.m. ET), which you may bear in mind as the time slot occupied by Home of the Dragon previous calendar year.

  • Episode 1: Accessible now
  • Episode 2: Obtainable now
  • Episode 3: Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Episode 4: Sunday, Feb. 5
  • Episode 5: Sunday, Feb. 12
  • Episode 6: Sunday, Feb. 19
  • Episode 7: Sunday, Feb. 26
  • Episode 8: Sunday, March 5
  • Episode 9: Sunday, March 12

In which is The Past of Us out there exterior the US?

The present drops globally at the identical time, so there are the times for quite a few locations:

  • Canada, Crave at 9 p.m. Sunday
  • United kingdom and Ireland: Sky Atlantic and Now at 2 a.m. Monday
  • Australia: Binge and Foxtel at 1 p.m. AEDT Monday
  • New Zealand: Neon at 3 p.m. Monday

What is The Last of Us?

Established in a entire world where by an unnervingly plausible fungal brain an infection transforms most of the world’s populace into violent cannibals, the video games comply with grumpy smuggler Joel and his upbeat teen pal Ellie as they vacation across a ruined US. 

Ellie sits in room with grass on the floor as Tess talks to her in The Last of Us.

Mysterious teen Ellie (remaining) could change the destiny of the globe in The Past of Us.


Who’s in it?

The collection stars The Mandalorian‘s Pedro Pascal as Joel, with his fellow Match of Thrones alumnus Bella Ramsey as Ellie. Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman, Anna Torv from Fringe and YellowjacketsMelanie Lynskey show up too.

Is there trailers?

HBO gave us a number of preferences of the display. The most new trailer arrived in December.

How terrifying is it?

It can be a lot more thriller than horror, with plenty of powerful times. The contaminated will not clearly show up generally — Joel and Ellie encounter extra human survivors than monsters — but are utilized to fantastic outcome when they do.

Do I need to have played the online games?

No. The present retells the functions of the 1st game, which arrived out in 2013, with some storylines and background aspects expanded. 

Writers Craig Mazin (creator of HBO’s Chernobyl) and Neil Druckmann (the games series’ artistic director) added a flashback scene to give newcomers a organization grounding in the story’s origins.  

Even so, The Very last of Us and its 2020 sequel are some of the most participating online games at any time created. You ought to certainly dive in if the exhibit intrigues you. The initial sport is readily available on PS3, PS4 and PS5 (a Computer system edition is coming out March 3), although the 2nd is at the moment only on PS4.