How to watch ‘Legion’ for free

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David Haller’s epic comes to an explosive close.

When he wasn’t leading the X-Men, Dr. Charles Xavier conceived a mentally gifted son, David Haller. Unfortunately, Haller was diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age and spends his life in and out of psychiatric hospitals. His group of friends and fellow mutants are more than happy to help him dig up his inner demons though, while also staving off a threat everyone thought was long dead.

Developed and written by Noah Hawley of Fargo fame, Legion like Logan before it offers up another angle to the whole “real-life superheroes” concept. If you’ve missed out on the series, now’s your chance to get into it. The upcoming season will also serve as its last, wrapping up the David Haller epic in a neat little bow. 

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Legion online for free.

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Was Legion canceled?

The third season of Legion will also be its last. Legion will air its final episode on August 12, 2019.

Legion cast

  • Dan Stevens as David Haller/Legion
  • Rachel Keller as Sydney “Syd” Barrett
  • Aubrey Plaza as Lenore “Lenny” Busker
  • Bill Irwin as Cary Loudermilk
  • Jeremie Harris as Ptonomy Wallace
  • Amber Midthunder as Kerry Loudermilk
  • Katie Aselton as Amy Haller
  • Jean Smart as Melanie Bird
  • Navid Negahban as Amahl Farouk/Shadow King
  • Jemaine Clement as Oliver Bird
  • Hamish Linklater as Clark Debussy

What channel is Legion on?

Legion airs on FXX. There are eight episodes slated for season 3.

What time does Legion start?

Legion season 3 premiered Monday, June 24 at 10pm ET. New episodes air on Mondays at 10pm ET. 

How to watch Legion online for free

FXX is available on many of the major live TV streaming services. When deciding which one is best for you, you’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. Thankfully, no matter which service you decide to try, you’ll be able to start with a one-week trial, so you can watch Legion online for free.

1) Sling TV

For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month. Only Sling Blue carries FX, which allows you to watch Legion, and offers more bang for your buck anyway with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. But if you grab them both (Sling Orange + Blue) you can save $10 per month. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels.

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2) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

Hulu with Live TV is one of the most popular ways to stream live TV, perhaps because you gain access to a massive library of on-demand content including classic and current TV shows, movies, not to menti0n Hulu’s original programming.  As far as live-streaming goes, you’ll have almost 60 channels to flip through, including HGTV, a full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, and even deep cuts like Nat Geo Wild and Syfy. Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.

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3) PlayStation Vue

If you have a PS4 and are into the idea of having your gaming and streaming needs met in the same place, PlayStation Vue is made for you. Still, you don’t need a gaming console to enjoy this service. You can also use a Roku, Amazon Fire devices, and even Kodi. Plus, you’ll get awesome channels like FX, AMC, BBC America, and Bravo in PlayStation Vue’s entry-level package. One subscription works with up to five devices, all with unlimited cloud DVR storage, which makes it one of the most binge-friendly solutions. Here are all of PlayStation Vue channels.

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4) FuboTV

FuboTV was built from the ground up with sports fans in mind. There are different channel packages available whether you’re looking for basketball, soccer, golf, and even outdoor sports like rock climbing. But no worries, all the great cable channels you’re after are present too, including Viceland, Bravo, TBS, and IFC. Plus, It comes with FX, so you’ll be able to watch Legion. Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.

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5) YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a great solution for families because one subscription can add up to six accounts. Each account comes with unlimited cloud DVR. There are sports channels like NBCSNNBA TV, and four ESPN channels. Disney, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and Cartoon Network will keep any kid (or kid at heart) busy for hours. It also comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. FX, AMC, BBC America, and IFC are there too, so you won’t miss out on all that prestige TV. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)

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Other places to stream Legion

1) Hulu

  • Cost: $5.99 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices

If you want to watch episodes of Legion the day after they air, there’s no better option than Hulu. The streaming service, which just slashed the cost of its ad-supported version to a mere $5.99 per month, offers all episodes of Legion on-demand. That’s 9 seasons and counting. If you subscribe to Hulu with Live TV (featured above), you’ll get the on-demand portion of Hulu included for free. You can also upgrade to Hulu No Commercials for $11.99 per month.

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2) Amazon Video

  • Cost: $1.99/episode, $9.99/season
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii

Single episodes of Legion are available on Amazon for $1.99 an episode, and entire seasons are available starting at $9.99.

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3) FX Now

  • Cost: Free with cable or live-stream login
  • FX Now devices: Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Google Play, iOS

FX Now lets you stream full episodes of your favorite FX and FXX series, including access to every episode of Legion. All you need is a login from your cable or live TV streaming service, including all of the services above. 

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4) FX+

  • Cost: $5.99 a month, cable or live-stream login needed
  • FX+ devices: Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Google Play, iOS

After signing up for FX Now, you can upgrade to FX+ for $5.99. Joining gives you early and commercial-free access to FX shows before they air as well as full seasons of hit shows like Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Fosse/Verdon, and of course, Legion.

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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.