How to watch Obi-Wan Kenobi online and on TV now: Ewan McGregor Star Wars spin-off – trailer, episode release dates

Ewan McGregor on the poster of Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Obi-Wan Kenobi – the new Star Wars spin-off starring Ewan McGregor as the original lightsaber-swinging Jedi – is now available to stream globally, online and on TV. The six-part miniseries is exclusive to Disney Plus and, although the platform no longer offers a free trial, US customers can still grab a bargain. Here's how to watch Obi-Wan Kenobi wherever you are.

Watch Obi-wan Kenobi

Season premiere: Friday 27th May 2022

Global stream: Disney Plus

Best US Disney deal: Disney + Bundle

Final episode finale: Wednesday 22nd June 2022 

Excited for Ewan McGregor historic return to Star Wars? The new show begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Obi-Wan faced his greatest defeat – the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

Hayden Christensen reprises his role as Anakin Skywalker (Christensen's comeback comes amid rumours that he will appear in Ahsoka, yet another upcoming Star Wars spin-off). Other cast members include Joel Edgerton, reprising his role as Tatooine moisture farmer Owen Lars, and Bonnie Piesse as Beru Whitesun Lars, who raised Skywalker. Legendary composer John Williams has scored the music.

The first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi have now arrived on Disney+ as of Friday 27th May 2022. New episodes air every Wednesday, with the final episode set for 22nd June.

Obi-Wan Kenobi release date and episode guide

The Obi-Wan Kenobi release date is Friday 27th May. It is, of course, exclusive to Disney Plus. The first two episodes arrive on launch day with one episode landing each week thereafter on a Wednesday. Launch times are 12am PT / 3am ET / 8am BST.

Episode 1 — Fri 27th May 2022

Episode 2 — Fri 27th May 2022

Episode 3 — Weds 1st June 2022

Episode 4 — Weds 8th June 2022

Episode 5 — Weds 15th June 2022

Episode 6 — Weds 22 June 2022

Obi-Wan Kenobi official trailer

USA: watch Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+

The first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi are now available exclusively on Disney Plus as of 12am PT / 3am ET on Friday, 27th May.

Disney+ is available for $7.99 monthly or $79.99 annually.

But if you have even a moderate interest in sport and drama then best offer from Disney is the Disney Plus Bundle which gets you Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ for just $13.99 a month.

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This generous bundle deal gets you access three top streaming service for one very reasonable monthly payment. There's no contract, so you can cancel anytime. "Trust in The Force", as Obi-Wan would say.

UK: watch Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+

Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus

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Disney Plus is the place to find Obi-Wan Kenobi in the UK. The first two episodes have arrived on the streaming service. Four more episodes will be released every Wednesday, with finale dropping on 22nd June.

Subscription to Disney Plus costs £7.99 a month (£79.90 annually) in the UK.

Disney's hugely popular video streaming service offers content from the worlds of Star Wars, Marvel, National Geographic, Pixar, and of course Disney.

Australia: watch Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney+

As you might have guessed, Disney Plus is the place to find Obi-Wan Kenobi in Australia. Subscription costs AU$11.99 a month or AU$119.99 annually.

The release schedule follows the same format as the UK/US.

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How can I get Disney Plus? 

Very easily. The Disney Plus app is available on a range of TVs, phones and streaming devices, including iPhones, iPads, the iPod Touch and Apple TV, Android phones, Android TVs, Fire TV devices, Roku TV devices, Chromecast devices, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and 5, Roku streaming players and Now TV's Smart Stick (take note here: Disney+ isn't available on any Now TV daily or weekly TV pass). Disney+ can also be found on Sky Q and Sky Glass.

Is Obi-Wan Kenobi on Netflix?


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No, and that's unlikely to change.

For one thing, Disney owns Lucasfilm, the Star Wars production company. For another, Star Wars is a huge cash cow and one of (many) reasons to subscribe to Disney+.

What else can I watch on Disney Plus?

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Lots. Disney's streaming service provides instant access to a vast catalogue of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. There's plenty to watch in 4K, HDR10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, too.

We've done the hard work to recommend the best movies and TV shows to watch on Disney Plus, from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to Avengers: Endgame, and of course our pick of the classic Disney movies. Head over to our 11 of the best Disney Plus shows and movies to watch right now


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