Another day, another streaming service has been announced. That’s right – HBO Max is on its way from WarnerMedia and will include a massive amount of pre-existing content in addition to its own exclusive offerings. Will HBO Max PS4 ever be a thing though? Will HBO Max come to PlayStation 4? Well, that’s what we’re here to tell you.
But first some info!
HBO Max PS4 Release Date – When Is HBO Max Launching?
As of right now, HBO Max is set to release sometime in May 2020 – so it’s something of a ways off yet. As far as a bespoke app goes, while HBO have yet to confirm that a PS4 app will be available next year, it’s worth noting that there is already an HBO NOW app available on the platform. As such, it’s 99.99999% likely that a HBO Max PS4 app will also be in the offing when the service launches next year.
HBO Max PS4 Price – How Much Will HBO Max Cost?
Certainly the most pricey of the streaming services out there right now, such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus and Apple TV Plus, HBO Max is slated to offer monthly subscriptions at $14.99, with quarterly and yearly plans also set to be made available at the time of launch.
Though steeply priced in comparison to its rivals, it’s worth remembering that HBO Max is going to bring with it a gargantuan content offering…
HBO Max PS4 – What Content Will Be Available On HBO Max?
HBO Max will bring a massive and long-established spread of movies and television shows to subscribers. As of right now, HBO Max is slated to have 31 original series, in addition to HBO’s existing original series, by the end of 2020. By the end of 2021, a 50 original series are expected to be aired. At launch, HBO Max will play host to well over 1,800 movie; spanning everything from DC Comics‘ live-action and animated movies from the 40 years, to the latest box office successes from Warner Bros.
This means that in addition to existing must-have television shows such as Band of Brothers, Deadwood, Oz, The Pacific, Game of Thrones (including the recently announced House of the Dragon spin-off), Chernobyl, Watchmen, Westworld, Boardwalk Empire, Rome, The Wire, The Sopranos and many, many more, subscribers can expect a massive range of original content, such as the movies and shows listed below:
- Dune: The Sisterhood: Director Denis Villeneuve (Blade Runner 2049, Dune, Arrival) adapts the Brian Herbert/Kevin Anderson based on Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic as a television show for HBO Max.
- Gremlins: A comedy horror icon of the 80s, Gremlins is set to get a brand new animated show on HBO Max.
- Love Life: Anna Kendrick is set to star and co-produce a 10-episode long romantic comedy anthology for HBO Max.
- Made for Love: Another 10-episode series, this one adapts Alissa Nutting’s novel about extremely life-like sex dolls, high-powered CEO marriages and a monolithic corporation hellbent on taking over the world.
- Raised By Wolves: Developed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Gladiator, Prometheus) Raised by Wolves is a high concept sci-fi show for HBO Max that centers on an android couple attempting to parent a human child on an alien planet.
- Rap Sh*t: A in-depth series from American actress Issa Rae that shines a spotlight on the Miami music scene, and the trials and tribulations of those looking to make it big.
- Station Eleven: Emily St. John Mandel’s novel is set to be turned into a limited series where a fictional swine flu pandemic, known as the “Georgia Flu”, has devastated the world, killing most of the population.
- The Flight Attendant: Kaley Cuoco will produce and star in this TV series adaptation of the book of the same name. Flight attendant Cassandra Bowden wakes in her hotel room hungover from the night before in Dubai with a dead body lying next to her. Afraid to call the police, she continues her morning as if nothing happened, joining the other flight attendants and pilots traveling to the airport. In New York, she is met by FBI agents who question her about her recent layover in Dubai. Still unable to piece the night together, she begins to wonder if she could be the killer.
- Tokyo Vice: Previously intended to release as a film back in 2015 with Daniel Radcliffe taking the lead role, Jake Adelstein’s non-fiction work on the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department is set to go to series at HBO Max, with Baby Driver lead actor Ansel Egort as an American journalist who embeds himself into the Tokyo Vice police squad to reveal corruption.
HBO Max PS4 – Studio Ghibli, BBC & Others Set To Arrive On The Service
In addition to a wealth of pre-existing and original movies and television shows. HBO Max is also going to encompass content from a wealth of other providers too – making that $14.99 price point seem like awfully good value all of a sudden.
The range of additional content currently includes:
- South Park (All current seasons and the next three will arrive exclusively on HBO Max)
- Rick & Morty (All current and future seasons exclusively)
- Friends (All 236 episodes spread across 10 seasons exclusively)
- Doctor Who (All seasons of the BBC sci-fi show)
- Top Gear (All seasons of the BBC motorsport aficionado show)
- The Office (All seasons of the BBC produced UK version of the satirical comedy)
- Luther (All seasons of the BBC produced investigative thriller starring Idris Elba)
- The Honorable Woman (All seasons of the BBC produced drama starring Maggie Gyllenhaal)
- Full back catalog content library from Warner Bros.
- Full back catalog content library from New Line
- Full back catalog content library from CNN
- Full back catalog content library from TNT (including current AEW programming)
- Full back catalog content library from TBS
- Full back catalog content library from truTV
- Full back catalog content library from Adult Swim
- Full back catalog content library from Looney Tunes
- Full back catalog content library from Rooster Teeth
- Full back catalog content library from Crunchyroll
- Full back catalog content library from The CW
- Full back catalog content library from Cartoon Network
- Full back catalog content library from Turner Classic Movies (TCM)
HBO Max is set to release sometime during May 2020. Are you excited?