With these launches, HBO Max will be available in 61 territories in Europe and the Americas as part of its phased global rollout.
HBO Max will launch in a further 15 European countries on March 8. This follows the successful launch of HBO Max in the Nordics and Spain in October 2021.
The 15 countries are Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia. HBO Max is currently live in 46 territories across the Americas and Europe, with that rising to 61 with these launches. HBO Max is going global as part of a phased rollout and later this year will expand to a further six European countries including Greece and Turkey.
Commenting on the expanded rollout, Christina Sulebakk, General Manager, HBO Max EMEA, said: “HBO Max is a new streaming experience offering the very best entertainment, movies, original series and kids programming from Warner Bros., HBO, DC, Cartoon Network, Max Originals and more. We are thrilled to confirm that on March 8, HBO Max is arriving in 15 additional European countries as we continue making the platform available across the continent and beyond.”
HBO Max brings together new and iconic series and movies from Warner Bros., HBO, DC, Cartoon Network and Max Originals in one place for the first time, including Warner Bros. movies just 45 days after their theatrical release. Top Warner Bros. films that will be available include The Matrix Resurrections, Dune, King Richard, The Suicide Squad and Tom and Jerry.
Johannes Larcher, Head of HBO Max International, added: “The global rollout of HBO Max continues at pace as we launch the platform in 15 additional European countries, taking us to 61 territories worldwide. We are delivering on our strategy to go direct-to-consumer around the world which coupled with our beloved content will give us the scale needed to be one of the top global streaming platforms.”
HBO Max will be available on leading devices and platforms, including smart TVs (Samsung, LG and Android TV), via streaming devices (Apple TV 4K and Google Chromecast), game consoles (PlayStation5, PlayStation4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S), mobile and tablets (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android), and online. It will also be available through selected TV distribution partners.