The streaming giant never lets its audience down. Known for brewing qualitative binge-worthy content, Netflix always stands up to its viewers’ expectations. For example, in April 2020, it came up with an American action-adventure teen drama series that soon made it to the top charts. Yes! We’re discussing Outer Banks and its sequels here!
To watch a bunch of messed-up teens rumbling their way through a treasure-hunt, filling in mystery, thrill, and adventure while unveiling a long-buried secret on their path is indeed a cherry on top, specifically when considering a bucket list involving all action-packed thrillers.
The Former Two Seasons
The first season of Outer Banks dropped in April 2020, and it was loved immensely by the audience. Undoubtedly, the success was repeated yet again when its second season came out in July 2021. that’s quite a huge gap, and it was premiered later than expected. The delay could be attributed to the pandemic. Nevertheless, it made its way to the top of the streaming giant’s most-watched titles. With a massive loyal fan base among all age groups, the second season indeed ended with one slogan “Pogues for Life!”.
Each of the two seasons accounted for 10 episodes. All ten of them were watched repeatedly by the audience and loved deeply. However, it was mainly the action-packed, mysterious theme that enthralled the audience. For a long time, there was no announcement as to whether the show would be renewed for another season or not, but given the loose ends in the second season, the fans were expecting season 3 of Outer Banks.
Most likely, season 3 would also be having 10 episodes, just like the other two. If the renewal takes place well within a decent time gap, the third season of the much-loved adventure series can be expected sometime in the latter half of 2022.
Why is Season 3 Being Delayed?
Netflix hasn’t come out clear regarding the renewal of Outer Banks Season 3. Fans are eagerly waiting for official updates regarding the premiere of the next season. Much to the fans’ discontentment, Season two was delayed considerably due to the pandemic. It is clear that the production of Season 3 hasn’t begun yet. Fans would have to wait for about 4 to 8 months until the production wraps, followed by which it would be expected to release.
Unless the show faces pandemic-related setbacks, the delay can be reduced by several weeks, and the show can be released earlier than expected. If renewed soon, it is likely to come out in late summer or early fall of 2022.
Fan Theories and Expected Plot
Fans are anxiously awaiting the next season, having their eyes glued to any further updates that might come from Netflix. Season 2 ended on a note that gave rise to a lot of unanswered questions, naturally igniting the possibility of another season. The loose threads are expected to be addressed in season 3.
The end of season 2 was hotly gossiped by all fans, and its now time that we talk about what would happen next. Season 3 is expected to focus on John B’s reunion with his father and give a clear sky for the romance among the Pogues to pick up flight. On the face of it, Camerons can be seen having it all – the gold and the gold cross, while the Pogues are stuck on a stranded island for now. Will they take all the trouble yet again and bother to continue their hunt for the treasure?
Also, Limbrey pays a visit to John B’s father at the end of the season. Why was he playing dead all this time? Season 3 is indeed going to be full of surprises and revelations.
The film made it to the Top 10 category of Netflix’s most-viewed series, and its no wonder that this, along with the shocking end of season 2, are important factors at play confirming that the third season would be out too.