We're less than a month out from the new season of Game of Thrones, which premieres on HBO on July 16. As the network notes, today may be the first day of summer but winter is here. So is war, as this new trailer makes very clear, with every major character heading toward each other with swords and bows in hand, and dragons in the air. It's pretty exciting stuff and, what with the show entirely outpacing George RR Martin's novels, nobody knows exactly where this is heading. Watch the trailer above.

Season 7 is a shortened one, only seven episodes, and Season 8 will only be six episodes...and that'll do it for the show. Will George manage to finish The Winds of Winter before it's all over?

HBO has also just released a series of "Winter is Here" posters and those are below...