**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Halo**

The Halo series on Paramount Plus is preparing to deliver its finale to fans of the video game franchise and we prepare you for what’s to come.

We confirm the release date and global release times of Halo Episode 9, compile a preview for the episode ahead, and provide an episode guide for first-time watchers.

Developed by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane for Paramount Plus and based on the popular video game franchise of the same name by 343 Industries, Halo is a military science-fiction fantasy franchise and the series will reportedly focus on “an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant.”

Halo TV Series | Trailer 2 | Paramount+

Halo TV Series | Trailer 2 | Paramount+

Halo Episode 9 release date and time

Halo Episode 9, titled Transcendence, will premiere worldwide on Thursday, May 19, 2022, on Paramount Plus at Midnight PST, which translates to the following times for the rest of the world:

  • Pacific Time: 12 AM PST
  • Eastern Time: 3 AM EST
  • British Time: 8 AM GMT
  • European Time: 9 AM CET
  • India Time: 12.30 PM IST
  • Korea Time: 4 PM KST
  • Australia Time: 4.30 PM ACDT

US viewers can only watch the Halo series exclusively on Paramount Plus, however, UK fans who cannot access the platform are able to watch the series on the NOW streaming service.

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Finale preview

Fans of the series adaptation are expecting Season 1 to end with a bang and the threat of the impending Covenant may be the answer to that.

Episode 8 saw Dr. Halsey initiate protocol Zed, turning the Spartans against Master Cheif along with Makee becoming an enemy of the UNSC.

With Makee and Master Chief’s feelings growing in the last episode, she ultimately says goodbye to him, and fans will be wondering if Makee will signal the Covenant to form an attack or if she’ll choose to protect Master Chief.

Additionally, fans will also find out the fate of Dr. Halsey and if she survives the events of the finale.


Halo episode guide

Halo consists of nine episodes within its Season 1 run on Paramount Plus and each installment lasts approximately 60 minutes.

The series first premiered with one episode on Thursday, March 24, 2022, and the platform chose to release one episode per week.

Below, we have highlighted the episode titles to help navigate your first or second watch:

  • Episode 1: Contact – Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • Episode 2: Unbound – Thursday, March 31, 2022
  • Episode 3: Emergence – Thursday, April 7, 2022
  • Episode 4: Homecoming – Thursday, April 14, 2022
  • Episode 5: Reckoning – Thursday, April 21, 2022
  • Episode 6: Solace – Thursday, April 28, 2022
  • Episode 7: Inheritance – Thursday, May 5, 2022
  • Episode 8: Allegiance – Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • Episode 9: Transcendence– Thursday, May 19, 2022
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By Jo Craig – [email protected]

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