At launch on May 27, HBO Max will be available via apps for Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and select Samsung TVs.
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WarnerMedia had already detailed its partnership with Apple that will make HBO Max available on Apple TV, iOS, AirPlay, and fully integrated in the Apple TV app.
Additionally, HBO Max at launch will be available on Android TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and select Samsung TVs (2016+).
- "The launch of HBO Max is an important milestone for our company, and we’re excited that these valued partners will be on board for the launch, said Rich Warren, president of WarnerMedia Distribution. "Through our expansive distribution pipeline, millions of customers will have immediate access to a best-in-class streaming experience come May 27."
A spokesperson for HBO Max told Variety that it is currently in negotiations with Roku. HBO Max will not be available on Amazon FireTV at launch next week. The company's plans for other platforms such as LG's webOS and Vizio's SmartCast are unclear.
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In addition to major TV platforms, HBO Max will be available in the US on Altice, Verizon Fios, and Cox.
HBO Max will launch in the US on May 27 as a $15 per month streaming service. It will expand to Europe and Latin America later.
- Source: WarnerMedia (2)