HBO Max will be available on all Apple devices from launch, with video streaming service set to work on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and fourth generation Apple TV devices starting May 27, with Apple also providing additional support. to help HBO Subscribers and HBO Now users.
Sesame Street Elmo, Host of HBO Max’s “ The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo ”
To replace HBO Now, HBO Max will maximize its reach to potential customers by being compatible with Apple’s iOS and iPadOS mobile devices and decoders from the start. In a report on Monday on the launch of the Apple ecosystem, a “coopetition” agreement between Apple and WarnerMedia also means that it will be unusually easier for existing HBO customers to migrate to the application.
First reported by Variety, current HBO Now customers billed through the App Store, as well as HBO users who subscribed via Apple TV channels, will be automatically upgraded to HBO Max at no additional cost. New customers who wish to subscribe to HBO Max will be able to do so through an in-app purchase, at a price of $ 14.99 per month.
In addition to apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a native app will also be available to install for fourth generation Apple TV models, including Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K. Owners of second and third generation Apple TV models will still be able to view HBO Max content using AirPlay.
When launched, HBO Max will offer subscribers more than ten thousand hours of content from a vast centenary library owned by WarnerMedia. As with other video streaming services like Apple TV, the libraries of major shows including “Friends”, The Big Bang Theory “and” Sesame Street “will be complemented by an original programming list, which will increase over time.
Original shows on the go include new cartoons from Looney Tunes, “Love Life” by Anna Kendrick, “Craftopia” by YouTuber LaurDIY and “Not Too Late Show with Elmo”.