Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 is now on Netflix! The second part of this turbulent season brings events to a head as Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven takes on Henry Creel, AKA Vecna, AKA subject number One. It’s a climactic journey following that Stranger Things season 4, part 1 ending – but, before you head to Netflix to watch, though, you can check out our spoiler-free Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 review in which we conclude that the two episodes are “near-perfect”.
Below, you can find the Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 release date, time, how many episodes to expect, runtime, and a few other nuggets of information. Netflix hosted a watch party for the new episodes, which started a bit before the episodes launched – more information on that below, too.
What time is Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 available to stream on Netflix?
The Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 release date is Friday, July 1, 2022. The episodes should be available now! These were the local times for when the episodes dropped:
- Pacific Standard Time – 12:00 AM
- Eastern Standard Time – 3:00 AM
- British Summer Time – 8:00 AM
How many episodes are there in Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2?
In total, Stranger Things season 4 is made up of nine episodes, seven of which formed the first Volume on Netflix, while Volume 2 is only two episodes long. Despite there being fewer episodes, though, the runtimes make up for that, with episode 8 lasting almost an hour and a half, and episode 9 being the length of a full movie. Check out the episode titles and runtimes below:
- Episode 8: ‘Papa’ – 1hr 25mins
- Episode 9: ‘The Piggyback’ – 2hr 19mins
Was there a Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 watch party?
If you wanted to watch the new Stranger Things episodes with other Stranger Things-obsessed people, then unfortunately you missed the Netflix-hosted watch party for Volume 2. Before the new season began, there was a Q&A with the cast, including David Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper, and Jamie Campbell Bower, who portrays Vecna. You did, however, need to sign up to a Scener account and RSVP for entry, which was done through this link (opens in new tab). Here were the timings:
- 11.15pm PT / 2.15am ET / 7.15am UK – Scener’s virtual doors open
- 11.30pm PT / 2:30am ET / 7.30am UK – live video Q&A with the cast
- 12.00am PT / 3.00am ET / 8.00am UK – virtual screening of episode 408
- 1.25am PT / 4:25am ET / 9.25am UK – virtual screening of episode 409
Finished Stranger Things season 4? Then be sure to check out our guides to Stranger Things season 5 and the Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2 ending. We also have a deep dive on everyone who dies in Stranger Things season 4, Volume 2.