Where to stream House of the Dragon online: HBO? Netflix? Hulu?
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House of the Dragon premieres this weekend. You’ll want to check out the Game of Thrones prequel immediately, but where can you stream it?
If you’ve missed Game of Thrones, you’ll be excited to hear that House of the Dragon premieres this weekend The prequel series follows the Targaryens, picking up 200 years before Daenerys started her journey to reclaim the Iron Throne for her family. With a weekly release, we get to savor every moment of the story, which may or may not end up being an anthology series.
The first season follows the Targaryen civil war. After King Viserys decides his daughter, Rhaenyra, will be his heir, he kicks off a fight between his people. Westeros hasn’t had a queen in her own right, and the people aren’t sure Rhaenyra is the right woman for the Iron Throne. While she has some supporters, they may not be enough to secure her claim.
When there are male heirs who make it clear they want the throne, civil war breaks out. Who will end up becoming the next ruling monarch?
Stream House of the Dragon online
There are two places you can go to stream the new episodes in the United States. All episodes will head to both HBO and HBO Max. This is a HBO series, which means it will also air on the channel at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
In Canada, you’ll need to turn to Crave. This is where all HBO content goes to, but we’ll have to wait until 9 p.m. ET to watch the episodes.
Buy the Game of Thrones prequel on Digital
Will there be a way to own the episodes online? Eventually, there will be. It’s going to take some time, though. HBO content does eventually head to Digital, usually around four months or so after the release of the full season. We’re looking at the beginning of 2023 for the release of this series.
You can buy the book Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin*. This is the book that the prequel series is based on. The book itself reads more like the writings of the maesters of Old Town, while the series is going to be more like Game of Thrones in terms of method of storytelling.
Buy House of the Dragon on DVD and Blu-ray
Right now, the series isn’t on DVD and Blu-ray, but it will eventually arrive in physical format. After all, we have all eight seasons of Game of Thrones on DVD and Blu-ray*. We’ll be sure to keep an eye on when this show arrives.
House of the Dragon airs Sundays on HBO and HBO Max in the United States and on Crave in Canada.