When is HBO Max coming to Sheffield? Streaming service announces update on European launch
The service, which features a number of the best Warner Bros. movies as well as new series like the Sex and The City spin-off and the Game of Thrones prequel, launched in the United States in May of last year. .
It then expanded to 39 territories in Latin America and the Caribbean in June.
The platform has now announced that it will arrive in parts of Europe later this month, but when can we expect to see it in Sheffield and the rest of the UK?
Here’s what we know about the HBO Max expansion so far.
Where will HBO Max be available next and when?
HBO Max has announced its expansion to parts of Europe starting October 26.
Initially, the platform will be available in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra, before heading to 21 other countries in 2022.
They are: Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Hungary, Portugal, Czech Republic, Poland, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Moldova, Netherlands, Turkey, Greece, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Originally, it had only planned to expand to 14 new regions in Europe next year, but a launch event today revealed new plans to expand its range.
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When will HBO Max be available in Sheffield and the rest of the UK?
Sadly, HBO Max has yet to announce a UK launch date, but says it’s still looking for new places to expand. On its website, it says to keep an eye out for any updates going forward.
What shows and movies are available to watch on HBO Max?
There is a whole range of movies and TV shows to watch on HBO Max, from originals to blockbusters to old favorites.
The streaming service broadcasts WarnerBros movies, as well as programs from Cartoon Network and DC.
Popular shows like The Office and Game of Thrones are available to watch, as well as movie series like Harry Potter.
And today, as part of the European launch event, the TV giant released the trailer for House of the Dragon – its original Game of Thrones prequel – as well as revealing its spin-off Sex and The City, And Just Like That…, will be released in December.
How much does HBO Max cost and how do you pay?
HBO Max has announced new prices for its launch in Europe, with options for its monthly and annual subscriptions.
HBO’s original prices have been reduced in most European territories, with further discounts available if you choose to prepay for the year.
Users can pay by direct debit and online payments.
The launch of HBO Max will replace all current HBO streaming services available in launch countries.
Its goal is to have all WarnerMedia brands, like CNN, HBO, Warner Bros and Adult Swim, accessible from a single streaming service.