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How to watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker online

Complete the saga with the final release May 4th on Disney+.


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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars has filled the homes and hearts of millions worldwide for decades. May the Force be with you this May 4th with the release of The Rise of Skywalker, rushed to release on Disney+ just in time for May 4th.

Now fans can stream all nine Star Wars films from the series. And for those who dig The Mandalorian, LucasArts is releasing on the same date the documentary Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian , which dives into its creation.

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Where to watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

If you’re new to Disney+, here’s how to sign up:

  1. Go to the Disney+ site to sign up.
  2. Click Subscribe to Disney only. The subscription costs $6.99 monthly, or $69.99 annually. Bundle with ESPN and Hulu for $12.99 a month.
  3. Enter your email and select Agree and continue.
  4. Create a password and click Continue.
  5. Enter your credit card information or PayPal to confirm your subscription.

What is Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker about?

The Rise of Skywalker brings the battle between the light and dark side to a head with characters Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren (Adam Driver). Rey has been trained by Princess Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), while Kylo Ren is a puppet of the returning Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid).

The dynamic between these two characters is the compelling heart of the film, which jumps between exotic worlds and familiar characters at a breakneck pace. Some of the set pieces are truly breathtaking, particularly in 4K.

Fans are divided on whether the story conclusion is fitting, but it’s cast is enough to please moviegoers. Expect to see Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), C-3PO (Anthony Daniels), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (Oscar Isaac) and plenty more along the way. As of May 1, 2020, it’s tracking at an audience score of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Can you watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in 4K?

Yes, Disney+ is streaming The Rise of Skywalker in 4K. In fact, if you look at the list of 4K content on Disney, all nine films in the main lineage is available in UHD. Others include:

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • The Mandalorian

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