Fans of The Last of Us, get ready for an early treat! HBO has announced that Episode 5 of the post-apocalyptic drama will be released two days early on Friday, February 10th at 9 pm/ET. This means that fans can enjoy the latest episode on HBO Max and HBO On Demand before it makes its “linear” debut on Sunday, February 12th at 9 pm/ET.
This move by HBO makes perfect sense, considering the high stakes competition that The Last of Us will face during next Sunday’s Super Bowl. With each passing week, the show has been gaining momentum and has become a fan-favorite. Last Sunday’s episode, which featured guest-starring appearances by Nick Offerman and Murray Bartlett, drew in a whopping 6.4 million viewers. This represents a 12% increase from Episode 2, and a 37% increase from the premiere night.
It’s clear that HBO wants to protect The Last of Us and ensure that its fans can enjoy the latest episode without any distractions. By releasing Episode 5 early, fans can sit back and enjoy the post-apocalyptic drama at their leisure before the excitement of the Super Bowl takes over.
So, mark your calendars and set your reminders! The Last of Us Episode 5 will be available for streaming on February 10th, only on HBO Max and HBO On Demand. Don’t miss out on the latest episode of one of the most talked-about shows of the year!