What is HBO Max and how to see it in Spain and Latin America

What is HBO Max and how to see it in Spain and Latin America

In October 2018, WarnerMedia announced the launch of a new content service in streaming. In the beginning, the new platform had to arrive at the end of 2019, but it had to wait a little longer and finally it will be released this 2020.

The new service will be called HBO Max, a name it receives for including HBO content, although it also adds to its catalog content from other brands such as Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, The CW, CNN, Cartoon Network and Boomerang, among others.

For now, the platform is only scheduled to launch in the United States, but in this article we will explain how to view its content also from Spain and Latin America. Don't miss everything you need to know about HBO Max.

What is HBO Max?

HBO Max be a platform of streaming Unique that not only include original HBO content (such as Game of Thrones or Westworld and its movie catalog), but also include new original content and content from other WarnerMedia services.

Thus, in HBO Max you can see HBO content, as well as from chains such as The CW, TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, Boomerang or Cinemax; or film producers like Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, DC Entertainment or Castle Rock Entertainment.

Launch: When is HBO Max released?

The launch of HBO Max is scheduled for the next month of May, although for now the exact date has not been confirmed. Some sources point to Friday, May 1, but it is not confirmed. That's right, when I do it I will only do it in the United States.

For the official premiere outside the United States we will have to wait a little longer. Luckily, it seems to be a fact that HBO Max's end up coming to other territories. The launch in Latin America will be in 2021 and then Europe will come (Spain included).

Price: How much does HBO Max cost?

In the same way that the premiere in Spain and Latin America has not yet been confirmed, we also don't know what its price is. Given that it costs $ 14.99 a month in the United States, we can calculate that it costs about 14.99 in Europe.

This is the same price that HBO currently has in the country, although for Spanish customers that will mean an increase, since the current rate is 8.99 per month. That will make the service in streaming more expensive

How to see HBO Max from Spain and Latin America

It is unknown when to arrive HBO Max in Spain and Latin America, if it arrives. When operating through independent services (not as in the United Kingdom, for example, which is linked to Sky), it should not be so complicated to implement the new platform.

If you can't wait for 2021, you can set a small trap and subscribe to the service when it launches in the United States next May. That means you should use a VPN to change your IP address and connect to an American server.

Be a process similar to the one we should use if we want See Hulu from Spain or Latin America. In addition to a VPN, you may also need a US address and a gift card, but we will confirm that after its launch.

What series and movies can be seen on HBO Max?

Among the content already confirmed in HBO Max are all seasons of Friends (including the special chapter), which left Netflix to go to HBO, as well as other series such as The prince of Bel-Air or The Big Bang Theory.

HBO has also already commissioned the production of several new films with the idea of ​​later also producing more television series. Some series already in production are Dune: The Sisterhood, Love life with Anna Kendrick and Grease: Rydell High.

As we said, HBO Max also includes DC Universe content. In the last edition of the San Diego Comic-Con it was announced that HBO Max will co-produce Doom Patrol, which will be issued in both services simultaneously.