Well the day has finally arrived – Game of Thrones returns, with the first episode of season 8 airing tonight. We've seen trailers, spoilers and theories to get us excited for tonight's season premiere, and we'll show you how and where to watch Game of Thrones online as it airs where you are.
Depending on where you're watching the show from, there will be a different time to tune in (pesky time zones!). For example, US fans will get a more comfortable live viewing time of 9pm ET and 6pm PT on April 14, whereas other locations such as the UK and India will be getting very very early live viewing options on April 15.
With six new episodes and a total of almost seven hours of viewing to be consumed, the 8th and final season is one not to miss. Rumours are now suggesting the biggest battle in the history of TV and film, so you just know this is going to be big.
So with the show finally airing tonight, this is the place to be for all your how to watch Game of Thrones online know-how. We've tracked down the locations to watch each and every episode, no matter where you live – you can find them all down below.
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Watch Game of Thrones online: stream from outside your country
Want to watch Game of Thrones online in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand or India? We've found all of your best options and listed them below.
But, if you find yourself in the unfortunate circumstances where you've booked a holiday over the release of Game of Thrones, then things get a bit more difficult. For those unlucky fans, all hope isn't lost yet. You will find that watching Game of Thrones won't be an option thanks to geo-blocking. This means that broadcasters do tend to try and stop you from watching in other countries, putting up some virtual roadblocks.
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How to watch seasons 1-7 of Game of Thrones online
If you want to do some super speedy re-watching of the old seasons, we can tell you the best places to watch seasons 1-7 of Game of Thrones but be warned, there is a lot of content to catch up on.
Luckily, most of the streaming services above offer seasons 1-7 of the show, that means you can watch all of the old episodes and then smoothly move into the new season. Below we've listed each country with all of the different viewing platforms for the old seasons:
US: The US has a tonne of options when it comes to the old seasons with: HBO GO, HBO Amazon channel, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play Store, Microsoft Store.
UK: With just as much choice, in the UK you can watch old episodes on. Your best bets are either NowTV or Sky Go. Other options include Amazon Prime, iTunes, Sky Store, PlayStation, Microsoft Store, Chili, TalkTalk TV or the Google Play Store.
Canada: The options in Canada are a bit more limited, choose between: Crave Plus, iTunes, PlayStation, Microsoft Store or Google Play Store.
Australia: Pretty similar to Canada, choose between Foxtel Now, iTunes, Microsoft Store, PlayStation or the Google Play Store.
New Zealand: SoHo…yep that is pretty much your only option in New Zealand. But if you want to watch the new season you might as well watch the whole show right?
India: Just Hotstar, but when its so cheap, do you really need to shop around?
Elsewhere: Live somewhere not on this list? Try giving a VPN a try and connecting to one of the countries below with plenty of options for watching the show.
Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer – prepare for what is to come
Can't wait for the show to start? Watch the trailer above to help hold you over until the first episode airs. With all of the Starks, dragons and White Walkers, we feel like season 8 is going to be more than worth the wait.
Scroll down to see where to watch the first episode where you live.