Star Trek: Picard season 2 will stream exclusively on Paramount+ in the USA. The first episode drops on Thursday 3rd March – a full day before the show is released around the rest of the world on Prime Video. Want to be first to see Patrick Stewart return as Starfleet Admiral Picard? You can watch Paramount Plus free (opens in new tab) from wherever you are with a VPN (opens in new tab), if you're a US citizen abroad. It's pretty easy; see our step-by-step guide below.
Season 2 of Star Trek: Picard was filmed alongside season 3, which airs in 2023, so Patrick Stewart will be 'bolding going' to a whole lot of star systems over the next couple of years.
Despite being in his twilight years, season 2 will see retired captain Jean-Luc Picard trapped in a race to save the galaxy from Next Generation villain Q (John De Lancie, who reprises the role he made famous in the 1990s).
Season 2 will also see the return of Guinan, Picard's friend and confidante, played by Whoopi Goldberg. Elsewhere, Jeri Ryan is back as Seven of Nine, alongside Michelle Hurd as Raffi Musiker.
The Star Trek: Picard season 2 premiere is exclusive to US streaming service Paramount Plus, so make sure you know how to watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 from where you are with a VPN. (opens in new tab)
Watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 for free
Star Trek: Picard season 2 debuts on US-only streaming channel Paramount Plus a full day before it's released worldwide.
Subscription to Paramount Plus (opens in new tab) costs from $4.99 a month for the ad-supported Essential plan – but new users get a 7-day free trial. There's also a special offer (see below).
Remember: you'll need to use a VPN (opens in new tab) to watch Paramount Plus when outside of the States. We recommend ExpressVPN.
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Watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 from abroad with a VPN
Stuck outside the United States? You can access Paramount Plus from where you are in the world using a VPN (opens in new tab) (Virtual Private Network). We typically recommend ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) since it offers a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.
With a good VPN, you can sign into your Paramount Plus account (or even create a new one) and watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 as if you were back home in the States. Good to know, right?
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Watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 in the UK
Star Trek: Picard season 2 premieres on US-only streaming service Paramount Plus on 3rd March 2022.
The next day, the show will be released worldwide and begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video in the UK. Don't mind waiting? Here's a 30-day free Prime trial (opens in new tab). Prime, which includes Prime Video, costs £7.99 a month or £79 a year. No contract, cancel anytime.
But remember: you can use a VPN (opens in new tab) to watch Paramount Plus when outside of the States as a US citizen. Full details above.
Watch Star Trek: Picard season 2 in Australia
As with the US, it's Paramount+ that has the rights to Star Trek: Picard season 2 in Australia. Down Under the streaming services costs $8.99 per month. Once again, there's also a 7-day free trial for you to give it a go and catch some Picard for free at the same time.
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