Warning: This article contains major spoilers for The Bad Batch season 2.


Disney Plus’s latest animated project Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 2 has landed, revolving around Cloneforce 99 as they navigate a rapidly changing galaxy.

With the second season ending with a dramatic cliffhanger, naturally fans are already looking towards a third instalment.

So, is more galactic goodness in store for fans? Read on for everything you need to know about a potential season 3 on Disney Plus.

Alternatively, if you're wondering where The Bad Batch fits in the timeline, check out how to watch the Star Wars movies in order.

Will there be a Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3?

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Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 2. Disney

It's bittersweet news for fans of The Bad Batch, as it was confirmed at Star Wars Celebration 2023 that the show will return for a third - and final - season.

If that season 2 cliffhanger is anything to go by, we're in for an emotional time.

When will Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 be released?

It was announced that The Bad Batch season 3 will be released some time in 2024.

We don't have a specific release date for the upcoming season just yet, but work on the series is very much under way.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 cast – who could return?

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Admiral Tarkin in a scene from Star Wars: The Bad Batch Lucasfilm Ltd

Fans will be thrilled to hear that several members of The Bad Batch's main cast are likely to return for season 3, including Dee Bradley Baker, who voices all the Clone Troopers.

He was present at the Star Wars Celebration panel along with Michelle Ang, who voices Omega, indicating that the pair will both be back for season 3.

Other cast members who are likely to return include Stephen Stanton as Admiral Tarkin, Ben Diskin as AZI-3, Gwendoline Yeo as Nala Se, Jimmi Simpson's Dr Hemlock, and Rhea Perlman as Cid.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3 plot – what could happen?

Plot details are very much under wraps however, the epic season 2 finale gave us a few clues.

The season 2 ending saw the surviving members of the Bad Batch swear to rescue Omega, who has been captured by the Empire, which could see them join the nascent Rebel Alliance in a third season.

The season 2 finale also introduced a new sister for Omega, Imperial scientist Emerie Karr, and season 3 is likely to delve into her backstory.

Is there a trailer for Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 3?

Not just yet, but lucky fans at Star Wars Celebration were treated to a teaser while the show is still in production.

Included in the footage was a first-look at Ming-Na Wen's Fennec Shand, who will show up in the new season.

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