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Tomorrow sees the launch of a new streaming service, albeit it isn’t really new; rather, Max will be a part of the platform’s redesign, bringing fresh entertainment to app stores and online browsers.
This was once the HBO Max app, which belonged to Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. The company’s merger also included rebranding.
The old HBO Max will soon offer additional content and options for those who want to enjoy it, along with new and updated content, so individuals who have a subscription to Max may look forward to new opportunities.
According to the support page for the new streaming service, HBO Max and Discovery+ will rebrand on Tuesday, May 23, with some customers experiencing the move automatically while others will need to download it from the app stores.
While Max is not a significant individual, he is the new and better streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery that will make one’s preferred platforms or apps accessible to a global audience. Due to Discovery+’s addition, HBO Max will no longer be able to serve the public alone.
This move, which took almost a year to prepare, is implemented by the corporation on schedule, at the beginning of the summer of 2023.
After last year’s tax write-offs and layoffs, Warner Bros. Discovery sees 2023 as a year of “relaunching and building.”
Pre-Register Currently or Await the Auto-Download
The site claimed that Max would automatically update and transition to its new moniker for Amazon, Cox, Roku, Vizio TV, and Xfinity.
Users may need to open the old HBO Max app in order to see a prompt to download the new software for Android, iOS, Apple TV, DIRECTV, LG TV, PlayStation, Samsung TV, and Xbox.
Users can choose to pre-register for mobile apps, including iOS and Android versions, in order to have Max downloaded to their devices right away. Through their current HBO Max accounts, the subscriptions will keep their current plan and information.
A monthly subscription to Max costs as little as $9.99 with commercials, $15.99 without ads for its basic, ad-free plan, and as much as $19.99 monthly for the 4K resolution.
Warner Bros. and Discovery, Inc. are planning to merge into one company, which will be known as Warner Bros. Discovery, the newly appointed CEO David Zaslav stated back in the second half of 2022. One of the largest changes coming to this area is the combination of the streaming applications from both media companies, HBO Max and Discovery+, into one.
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HBO Max withdrew up to 36 series as part of its plan to combine the two streaming applications, but it soon became clear that fresh programming will shortly be added.
The brand-new material may be arriving soon, but the streaming platform is already operational, with Max set to launch on May 23.