It is said that MAX will maintain prices for users arriving from HBO Max…
After the official announcement of MAX on April 12, 2023including confirming your rates, a very common question asked by current users of HBO Max is whether their current rates will be maintained. Especially in countries like Spain that are betting on the launch of the latest platform of streaming of HBO Max for a very aggressive offer: 4.49 euros forever.
However, MAX rates are slightly higher, especially in its most advanced modalities, so losing this lifetime discount would be a very risky move for those responsible for the new streaming platform. How little is saved so far? Will this offer last forever despite the name change? Or will they support this change to eliminate the discount?
MAX and what will happen to current HBO Max prices
During the evening presentation of MAX They also talked about this circumstance which affects many of the nearly 100 million subscribers she has HBO Max Right now. And everything seems to indicate that MAX’s new rates and prices will be exclusively for new users. That’s to say, The intention of Warner Bros. Discovery is to maintain current HBO Max prices for customers who remain on MAX, surely without the need for migration. Now keep current prices does not mean lifetime discounts (I pay 4.49 euros per month forever, for example) carry on as we know them… At least, it is not specified as such in the article published by Collider:
“If you’re already an HBO Max subscriber, you’ll get access to MAX for the same price as your HBO Max subscription. Additionally, HBO Max subscribers will continue to have access to features on their current package for at least six months.” If I’m not mistaken, MAX would grant the premium rate of $20 per month to users arriving on the new platform, but only for a minimum period of 6 months. Surely later is limited to $16, with HD playback.
But like I said, all are lucubrations. It’s only certain that HBO Max prices will stay at the MAX if you’re already a subscriber.without knowing to what extent. It is also not possible to ensure that the discounts for life are eternal, because when there is a change of name and/or platform, you can always play with…