HBO Max wants you to spend and remain. The a single-year-previous streaming assistance contemporary off a extremely expected Buddies reunion distinctive will now present two tiers of membership: Just one with adverts, and just one with no.
HBO Max is currently $14.99/month with no ads, but will now provide end users an possibility for $9.99/thirty day period with advertisements. New and returning subscribers can now also spend for every 12 months to conserve 15% ($99.99/12 months with ads or $149.99/yr with out).
In a press release, HBO Max promised no more than four minutes of adverts for each hour of programming, (market common is nearer to 20). HBO originals will however participate in with no adverts, and all adverts will turn out to be far more customized around time.
When it does involve obtain to HBO Max’s overall, in depth library, the advertisement-supported tier will cap movie excellent at 1080p and prohibit customers from downloading content. Very same-working day theatrical releases will be special to advert-free of charge HBO Max, but out there to all customers within months of their launch.
“Advertising is a time-tested way to lessen the price of great entertainment and get to a broader viewers,” said HBO Max EVP & Normal Supervisor Andy Forssell in a push launch. “We’ve worked tough to create an exquisite, tasteful advertisement working experience that is respectful of fantastic storytelling for these end users who select it, and which we’re confident will provide for our advertising associates as nicely.”
Tiered subscriptions roll out on HBO Max on Wednesday.