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HBO Max is a paid subscription streaming service that provides access to a catalog of on-demand videos, including popular shows and movies from HBO, Cartoon Network, Studio Ghibli, TCM, and Warner Bros. This is in addition to the service’s own Max originals. All of which makes HBO Max a packed and popular streaming service.
HBO Max FAQs
How much is HBO Max?
The standard HBO Max subscription costs $14.99 per month. However, this is for the ad-free plan. For those willing to sit through commercials, it is possible to sign up to HBO Max for just $9.99 per month. There are also additional ways to save on the cost of a subscription including limited-time deals and promotions or by signing up to the annual plan. If opting for the yearly subscription, an annual plan is available for both the ad-free and ad-supported plans.
When did HBO Max launch?
HBO Max officially launched in May 2020. Even though the standard HBO subscription continues to exist, all HBO subscribers were given the option to upgrade to HBO Max at no additional cost. Since the original May 2020 launch, HBO Max has continued to roll out in more locations including two rollouts in Europe that took place in October 2021 and March 2022. In the future, HBO Max plans to continue expanding support for more countries.
Who owns HBO Max?
HBO Max was originally owned by WarnerMedia, which in turn, was owned by AT&T. Since then, however, WarnerMedia has merged with Discovery Inc. to form the newer Warner Bros. Discovery company which now oversees Discovery+, Discovery Channel, and CNN, among other networks. Warner Bros. Discovery now also owns HBO Max.
Which devices is HBO Max available on?
HBO Max works with a wide selection of devices and platforms with dedicated apps available to download on various smart TVs and streaming players as well as a number of other devices. Below is a small sample of the devices and platforms compatible with HBO Max.
- Amazon Fire TV
- Android TV
- Apple TV
- LG TV
- PlayStation 4 and 5
- Samsung TV
- Vizio Smart TV
- Xbox One, Series X, Series S
Is HBO Max worth it?
HBO Max is already proving to be a popular streaming service and is likely to be worth it to a number of homes. With a choice of ad-free and ad-supported plans, consumers can pick the subscription that best suits their budget while streaming the wide selection of content that’s available. For those specifically interested in watching Warner Bros. movies as soon as they become available to stream, HBO Max will certainly be worth a subscription considering the new movies arrive just 45 days after their theatrical release.
HBO Max and HBO are more alike than different, but there are still enough differences to be aware of before paying for either service.
Google is now offering the option to buy a three-month HBO Max subscription and Chromecast with Google TV bundle, with some major savings.
LG smart TV owners in the US now have the option of downloading HBO Max and streaming the latest shows and movies directly on their device.
In the absence of a standard free trial, HBO Max now allows potential subscribers the option to watch select episodes of shows for free.
HBO Max subscribers can manually update the Samsung smart TV app or set apps to automatically update when a new version becomes available.
Customers signed up to Cricket’s Unlimited plan can now take advantage of a free HBO Max subscription, albeit only the ad-supported version.
Sling TV used to offer HBO as a premium channel, but the option ended following a dispute in 2018. Not much has changed with the new deal.
HBO Max ended the second quarter with 47 million domestic subscribers and 67.5 globally, with the figures including standard HBO customers.
YouTube TV now offers a monthly saving when bundling HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz subscriptions.
In the latest major change to the streaming landscape, AT&T’s WarnerMedia is joining forces with Discovery to create a new streaming giant.
It may have taken its time in arriving, but HBO Max is now on Roku.
HBO Max Now Available to Download on PS5
Arriving before many popular live TV streaming services, HBO Max is now on Sony’s PlayStation 5.
HBO Max is offering a new deal which reduces the cost of the subscription by 20-percent, so long as they’re willing to stream for six months.
Just in case Roku and Fire TV device users happen to be considering a change.
If you were previously only paying $5 for HBO, it’s worth checking your bill.
HBO Max is due to launch later this month at $14.99 per month. Right now, you can lock in a subscription for $11.99.
HBO Max now has an official launch day. However, if you start streaming then, it’ll be for the shows and movies you’ve already seen.