Hirst continued: “Prime Video will uniquely expose the series finale to a streaming audience first.
“Prepare to be astonished, and for many surprises along the way.
“And if you have tears to shed, then also be prepared to shed them.”
While Vikings still had plenty of fans, its viewership had been decreasing long before series six came around.
According to Den of Geek, the show lost an average of 180,000 weekly viewers during season four.
In series five, this dip worsened with another 370,000 viewers being lost per episode.