Game of Thrones season eight, episode three is going to be hitting screens at the end of the week (April 28). Broadcasters HBO and Sky Atlantic will be giving fans the epic Battle of Winterfell as the fight between the living and the Night King (played by Vladimir Furdik) begins. Game of Thrones season eight, episode three will be streaming online after the episode airs. In the UK, NOW TV is the only streaming service where GoT 70 will be available to watch online live both as it airs on Sky and on catch up afterwards. Game of Thrones season eight, episode three will stream on HBO GO and HBO NOW in the US.
Game of Thrones season eight, episode three will stream on NOW TV in the UK shortly after it airs on Sky Atlantic for the first time.
The release time for GoT season eight, episode three on Sky is Monday, April 29 is 2am.
NOW TV will stream the episode live online, which will then be uploaded onto their catch-up service after it airs.
In the US, HBO will be streaming GoT 70 on its online viewing service, HBO Now and HBO Go.
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Game of Thrones season 8 episode 3 will be available to watch online on HBO and Now TV (Image: SKY)
The former is a standalone streaming service, while the latter is an additional service for HBO subscribers.
Both of them, however, allow users to stream all of Game of Thrones plus other HBO series like The Sopranos, Big Little Lies and Last Week Tonight.
HBO does not allow Game of Thrones viewers to stream episodes live on GO or NOW, but there are a number of ways for US viewers to stream season eight, episode three.
Hulu with Live TV allows users to stream HBO online live, as does the HBO Amazon Primeadd-on.
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Night King Vladimir Furdik has revealed that GoT season 8 episode 3 will be an hour long battle (Image: HBO)
What will happen in Game of Thrones season 8, episode 3?
HBO and Sky have not yet revealed the synopsis for the unnamed 70th episode of Game of Thrones.
However, as the last episode ended with the White Walkers outside of Winterfell, Game of Thrones season eight, episode three is likely to be the long-awaited battle between the living and the dead.
This seemed to be confirmed by Night King actor Vladimir Furdik at a Hungarian fan convention.
According to The Daily Dot, he said: “In the third episode of the last season, there is a battle that the creators intended to be a historic moment in television.
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Game of Thrones season 3 episode 8 will be streaming on NOW TV (Image: SKY)
“Almost the full episode will be about the battle, it will take about one hour.”
The site also reported on a now-deleted post for GoT assistant director Jonathan Quinlan which said this battle took 11 weeks to film, including “55 straight nights” of filming across “3 locations”.
The crew members also teased that Game of Thrones fans will: “Never again see anything like it.”
Fans will have to wait until Sunday, however, to see if the battle will live up to this.
Game of Thrones season 8 airs on HBO in the US on Sundays 9pm ET and on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV in the UK on Mondays at 2am and 9pm BST