When is The Mandalorian episode 8 released on Disney Plus?

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When is the next episode of The Mandalorian – episode 8 – on Disney Plus? The season finale of the Star Wars TV series is upon us, and you can watch it right now. This episode released on a Friday, whereas episode 7 came out on a Wednesday.

This change was almost certainly to avoid clashing with the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which has launched in most territories already. Since when is too much Star Wars a bad thing?

We can also help you on how to watch The Mandalorian, if you're wondering how you can start binging it. Below, find out when exactly The Mandalorian episode 8 is on Disney Plus, and confirmation that The Mandalorian season 2 is in the works. 

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When is the next episode of The Mandalorian on Disney Plus?

The next episode of The Mandalorian, episode 8, released on Disney Plus on December 27, which is a Friday. You can stream it now in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand, which are all the territories where you can currently get Disney Plus. Episodes arrive at around midnight PT, although that exact time can change.

The Mandalorian season one release schedule

Episodes of the Star Wars TV series normally release on a Friday, and episode 8 is no exception. It's just skipping a week.

There are eight episodes in total for season one. Here's the official confirmed release schedule from Disney:

  • Episode one: Out now
  • Episode two: Out now
  • Episode three: Out now
  • Episode four: Out now
  • Episode five: Out now
  • Episode six: Out now
  • Episode seven: Out now
  • Episode eight: December 27

When is The Mandalorian season one finale?

As explained above, the season one finale of The Mandalorian arrives on Disney Plus on December 27. Between this show, Jedi: Fallen Order and The Rise of Skywalker, you can pretty much fill this holiday season with as much Star Wars as you like.

The Mandalorian season 2 is filming now

The Mandalorian season 2 is already underway, and it's been filming since at least mid-November. It'll likely release late next year or in early 2021, if they're filming it this early. 

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