The Mandalorian season 3 has lastly been given a concrete launch date on Disney Plus – and it’s solely barely later than anticipated.
The Star Wars TV present will make its return to our screens on March 1, 2023, having initially been slated for launch someday in February. Season 3’s official launch date was revealed at Brazil Comedian-Con alongside new set photos and an prolonged model of the already launched teaser trailer, which reportedly shows Grogu using the force (opens in new tab).
The Mandalorian season 3 will choose up straight after the occasions of The E-book of Boba Fett – however in case you don’t need these occasions spoiled for you, we advise navigating away from this web page faster than the Millenium Falcon in hyperspace.
Primarily based on the upcoming season’s first teaser trailer (beneath), we all know that new episodes of the Pedro Pascal-starring collection will discover Mando and Grogu reunited however extra alone than ever.
Full spoilers comply with for The E-book of Boba Fett and The Mandalorian season 3’s plot.
After going their separate methods on the finish of The Mandalorian season 2, the pair got here collectively once more in The E-book of Boba Fett episode 5, when Grogu determined to desert his Jedi coaching with Luke Skywalker in favor of travelling the galaxy along with his closely armored companion.
In The Mandalorian season 3, then, it’ll be identical to previous instances for Mando and Grogu – besides it gained’t. The previous eliminated his helmet in The E-book of Boba Fett and, in doing so, severed all remaining ties to his Mandalorian brotherhood. Head honcho Bo-Katan is subsequently on his case, and we anticipate this stress to kind the narrative lynchpin of the brand new season.
There are a number of extra plot threads that The Mandalorian season 3 might tie up, too, together with these regarding the nonetheless mysterious Darksaber and the Empire’s shady use of Grogu’s magical blood. We all know that our little inexperienced pal might be flexing much more Power-based powers within the present’s new episodes, so we’re excited to see how highly effective he’s grow to be.
“This baby has magic powers, [is] 50 years previous, and might see the long run,” Giancarlo Esposito (who performs villain Moff Gideon) advised a younger fan at GalaxyCon (via SlashFilm (opens in new tab)), “and we want everyone to know, eventually on this show, that [Grogu] could save our universe.”
In different phrases, we’re anticipating occasions to ramp up a notch in The Mandalorian season 3. Right here’s hoping the present can keep its successful system and proceed the recent streak established by its most up-to-date Star Wars-set sibling, Andor, which we described in our assessment as “presumably one of the best Star Wars present but” (making it, by extension, one of the best Disney Plus TV shows we’ve seen so far).
Here’s that all-important release date news one last time: The Mandalorian season 3 lands on Disney Plus on March 1, 2023.