Winter is coming, then…other winter is coming. It’s official: the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones is coming in April 2019.
After seven seasons of the immensely popular fantasy drama, fans of the Westeros saga have been waiting to find out when they’ll discover who will end up on the Iron Throne. When the final season airs in April, it will have been almost two years since the last season concluded in August 2017.
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HBO released a short teaser video to announce the news, speeding briskly through the bloody, winding path to the final chapter of the story, summed up by the text: “Every battle. Every Betrayal. Every alliance. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every oath. Every death…is all #forthethrone.”
There’s more to look forward from the GoT universe, with a spinoff in development that promises to tell the story of Westeros, but millennia before the Targaryen-Stark-Lannister struggles we know.