Good News for Apple users, WarnerMedia has announced its new streaming service from May 27 on various Apple devices and fully integrated with the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV.
Subscribers of HBO Now who are billed through the App Store or Apple TV Channels will be upgraded automatically to HBO Max at no additional charges. And New customers who want to subscribe to HBO Max will be able to do so via an in-app purchase, priced at $14.99 per month.
HBO Max will be available as a native app only for all the fourth-generation Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K. Nonetheless, subscribers with older Apple TV second and third-generation set-tops can stream HBO Max content from their iPhone or iPad to their TV with AirPlay.
HBO Max will offer a spectacular direct-to-consumer experience with 10,000 hours of premium content. Also, it will include, “the entire HBO service, together with beloved franchises, titles past and present from Warner Bros., the best of the best from around the world,” the company said in a statement.
At launch, a handful of original shows will be available, on top of all the content already available on HBO Go/Now (Westworld, Game of Thrones), Boomerang (Loony Toons, Scooby-Doo), and DC Universe (Titans, Doom Patrol).
TV shows and films will be added from CNN, TNT, TBS, The CW, TCM, Adult Swim, and many more, with series like “The Big Bang Theory” and “South Park” included. The original content will include “Toyko Vice” with Ansel Elgort, a “Grease” spinoff, and a sequel to “Gossip Girl.”