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Max is Here! Take a Video Tour of the Rebranded HBO Max App

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HBO Max is officially no more. The rebranded app that replaces it, dubbed simply “Max” combines content from both Discovery+ and HBO Max into a single, consolidated streaming service. Altogether, there is now over 35,000 hours of programming on Max.

Although HBO Max got a price hike in January, the launch of Max retains the same pricing despite more content in its library. To get 4K content, though, you will now need to subscribe to a new, higher-priced tier. 

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Here are the plans available for Max at launch:

  • Max With Ads: Stream on 2 devices at a time in full HD resolution for either $9.99/month or $99.99/year
  • Max Ad-Free: Stream on 2 devices at a time in full HD resolution, plus get 30 offline downloads per month. Plan costs either $15.99 a month or $149.99 per year.
  • Max Ultimate Ad-Free: Stream on 4 devices at a time in up to 4K resolution (now includes expanded library of 1000+ 4K movies & TV episodes) with Dolby Atmos sound. Get 100 offline downloads per month. Plan costs $19.99 per a month or $199.99 per year.

Movies and shows available on Max at its launch include new Max Originals like SmartLess: On the Road, What Am I Eating? With Zooey Deschanel, a reboot of the animated series Clone High, and Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai. May 23rd also marks the streaming debut of Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

Beyond that, you can expect the same movies and shows you’d find previously find on HBO Max like House of the Dragon or Succession alongside Discovery+ faire such as 90 Day Fiancé and Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

Current HBO Max subscribers will see their accounts switch over automatically. Depending on your device, you may be prompted to update the app before launching. 

To check out Max, click the button below!

For a full tour of the new Max app watch our video here:

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Matt Davis
Matt Davis
Matt Davis is a writer, entertainment critic, and content creator that hails from the Kanas City area. He has been featured in various publications, including and CNET. As the founder of Shall I Stream It? he has helped it grow into a multi-platform media outlet that reaches over 100,000 viewers each month.
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