Star Wars: Are Episodes of The Mandalorian Going to be Dropped Weekly?

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By Bayani Miguel Acebedo | More Articles Star Wars nerd. Toy collector. Occasional Cosplayer.
April 14, 2019  05:15 PM

 

Thanks to Netflix, audiences have been getting used to having full seasons of shows dropped on the premiere day. With Disney getting in on the streaming service business though, it looks like they’re going to be releasing episodes in a more traditional format when it comes to Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian.

According to Entertainment Weekly, The Mandalorian will indeed come out alongside Disney’s streaming platform on Nov. 12, but their choice of wording is curious—specifically when they say “The first episode debuts when Disney+ streaming service launches…” Does this mean we won’t be getting the full season from the get go?

I guess having a show come out traditionally gives people a better time to digest the material. With people breezing through entire seasons of a show, they usually end up disappearing from public consciousness in a few weeks. If Lucasfilm paced the release of Mandalorian, they could be looking at a good few months of buzz before the season ends.

Then again, it is pretty convenient to just binge a show in one weekend, especially if you don’t have all the free time.

Hopefully this will all turn out for the best. The footage from the Celebration panel looks great, but I was hoping they released it officially online as well. Here’s to hoping Lucasfilm doesn’t keep us waiting too long.

Catch The Mandalorian when it debuts on Disney+ Nov. 12.

See Also: Star Wars: New Stills for The Mandalorian Show Off Gina Carano and Carl Weathers

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Bayani Miguel Acebedo is a pop-culture dork. When he's not scouring the internet for news on the latest movies and games, he's building Star Wars model kits and playing Overwatch. He's a huge Star Wars geek, and his favorite X-Wing pilot is Jek Porkins. He likes Kevin Smith and Jared Hess movies, and he also does cosplay. What a nerd.