HBO Max will be available in Europe starting October 26 for 9 Euro per month or 70 Euro per year. New Warner Bros movies will move to HBO Max after 45 days.
HBO Max in Europe
WarnerMedia today unveiled its HBO Max plans for Europe at a virtual launch event. HBO Max will come first to the Nordics, Spain, and Andorra on October 26 where it will replace existing HBO streaming services.
Subscription prices are:
Existing HBO monthlysubscription
New HBO Max monthlysubscription
New HBO Max annualsubscription
As part of the announcement, WarnerMedia confirmed that new movies from Warner Bros will debut on HBO Max 45 days after the theatrical release. Unlike HBO Max in the US, Europeans will not get to enjoy simultaneous releases in 2021.
- "In another first, fans and customers can enjoy the latest blockbuster movies from Warner Bros. on HBO Max just 45 days after theatrical release starting this year in the Nordics, and from next year in Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Greece, Iceland and Central and Eastern Europe," WarnerMedia said in a press release.
Screenshot from the European launch event for HBO Max
190 territories by 2026
HBO Max in Europe will offer content from Warner Bros, HBO, DC Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Max Originals, and other studios.
HBO Max in Europe will support "4K UHD" (no details about HDR format or Dolby Atmos), user profiles, download function for offline viewing, and 3 simultaneous streams. It will be available on Apple TV, Smart TVs, consoles, and other devices – a full list will be provided later.
In 2022, HBO Max will launch in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey.
- "Soon HBO Max will have lit up in 27 territories in Europe, and 67 around the world – and we’re not finished yet, with much more to come as we aspire to be present in 190 territories by 2026," said Johannes Larcher, Head of HBO Max International.
HBO Max in Europe – content
In the company's own words:
HBO Max’s deep and diverse catalogue offers beloved programming for everyone. Warner Bros. titles include Harry Potter, Godzilla vs. Kong, Dunkirk, The Lord of the Rings, The Shining and A Clockwork Orange. There’s DC movies like The Joker, Wonder Woman 1984, Aquaman, Batman v Superman, and Zack Snyder's Justice League. There’s ground-breaking HBO original programming like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, Succession, Scenes from A Marriage, The Undoing, Sex and the City and Euphoria. Hit Max Originals include The Flight Attendant, Gossip Girl, Raised by Wolves and Friends: The Reunion. New and iconic family favourites include Tom and Jerry, The Powerpuff Girls, and Looney Tunes.