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Warner Bros. on Tuesday (May 23) redesigned its streaming service, moving from the famous HBO Max to a stand-alone Max. The streamer was announced after Warner Bros. (HBO’s parent company) merged with Discovery last year. The news of the name change had been around for months, but since it’s officially here, here’s what it means for new and existing customers.
First, the library of options is going to grow exponentially – like more than double What HBO Max previously offered. While HBO Max offered a wide range of original shows, movies and more, Max would have And Hundreds of episodes of Discovery+ shows. That doesn’t even include the number of new releases coming in the coming months – including The Weeknd’s new show Sculpture, which has already received a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival. So, it’s safe to say that we’ll be busy bingeing for a while.
What does this mean for existing customers? Don’t worry, if you subscribed to HBO Max before its redesign, you won’t have to pay for a new subscription. According to the site, all existing subscribers have to do is open the app, sign-in and enjoy Max (if you already have the HBO Max app it will automatically be redirected to Max where you will need to log-in). will be asked for).
And, if you get HBO with your TV provider, Internet service, or wireless plan, you should still have access to Max, just double-check with your provider or check out Max’s list of providers.
For those who want to watch everything from HBO originals, Warner Bros. movies, Max originals, DC universe, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Food Network, HGTV and more, subscribe to Max for $9.99/month.
Currently, plans start at $9.99/month or $99.99/year to stream with ads and $15.99/month for ad-free streaming. One of the latest additions to the Max tier plan is the Ultimate ad-free plan which is $19.99/month and comes with 4k quality, 100 free downloads, and the ability to stream on up to four devices at once.
If you don’t already have Max on your cable plan, there may be some ways to try it for free before you commit, such as Hulu, DirecTV Stream, Prime Video, and Verizon.
Max on Prime Video
How can you stream Max on Prime Video? The platform can be added as an additional channel to your Prime Video subscription. Enjoy one week free when you subscribe through Prime Video.
What’s Streaming on Max?
Including the final seasons of some of the most popular shows you can look forward to streaming succession, love death, white house plumber, Excitement, Barry, hacks, White lotusThe sex and the City Revival and just like that, last of us, game of Thrones, house of the dragon, selena + chef, rick and morty, love it or List It, say yes to the Dress, fixer upper, Guy’s Chance of a Lifetime, sliced, beat Bobby Flay, BBQ Brawl, The Great Food Truck Race, 90 Day Fiancé even more.