HBO Max To Be Changed By New Streaming Service

As a part of Warner Bros. Discovery’s ongoing merger, they’re casting off HBO Max. It’s no extra!

As an alternative, there may be now solely Max — a brand new streaming service that may characteristic programming from each HBO (and different Warner Bros. properties) and from the Discovery library of content material.

Along with the prevailing programming that might be on Max, as we speak the corporate introduced an entire host of recent and returning reveals, together with:

Per this tweet from the HBO Max Twitter account (which actually must be renamed ASAP) the brand new service goes stay on Might 23.

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I’ll be trustworthy; I don’t solely perceive the impetus behind altering the title of HBO Max to Max if you’ll promote it with the tagline “Max – The One to Watch For HBO.” Wasn’t that already clear when the service was referred to as HBO Max?

Here’s a teaser for the brand new service.

Listed below are the three tiers for subscriptions on the brand new service:

Max Advert-Lite | $9.99/month or $99.99/yr
2 concurrent streams, 1080p decision, no offline downloads, 5.1 encompass sound high quality

Max Advert Free | $15.99/month or $149.99/yr
2 concurrent streams, 1080 decision, 30 offline downloads, 5.1 encompass sound high quality

Max Final Advert Free | $19.99/month or $199.99/yr
4 concurrent streams, as much as 4K UHD decision, 100 offline downloads, Dolby Atmos sound high quality

WBD is touting that the brand new service will embody “premium video playback,” personalization choices, extra Children content material, simplified navigation, plus extra 4K UHD content material (at an additional worth, after all). However in the end, it’s quite a lot of hullabaloo for what quantities to a splashy rebranding of an present service. HBO Max already has quite a lot of Discovery content material on it, and among the “new” programming that was simply introduced has been held over from the early days of HBO Max. (That Gremlins collection was first introduced method again in 2019, for instance.) So make of this information what you’ll.

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