Game of Thrones officially confirms release date of the final season

goss 14/11/2018

Next year will be bittersweet for fans of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones, as the popular series draws to a close.

After months of speculation around the release of the final season, the TV show confirmed a release date on their Twitter account.

While they didn't give a specific date, they did announce the final season would premiere in April of 2019.

A video of some footage from previous seasons was uploaded along with the caption "Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone."

Although fans will be sad to say goodbye to their favourite Game of Thrones characters, it's not all bad news. A prequel series has been given the green light and starts filming in February!

The countdown to the final season is definitely on now!