HBO Max $9.99 Per Month Ad-Supported Tier Now Available

Earlier this month, WarnerMedia announced the upcoming launch of a new ad-supported tier for HBO Max, which has debuted today. Priced at $9.99 per month, the ad-supported tier is $5 less than the $14.99 monthly cost of the standard HBO Max subscription.

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HBO Max is designed to feature the "lightest ad load in the streaming industry" for its ad-supported tier, and it will include access to all HBO Max original programming plus the back catalog of content from HBO, Warner Bros., DC, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, and more.

The ad-supported tier does not include access to same-day premiere film releases from Warner Bros., which will require a full $14.99 subscription. Content is also limited to 1080p HD instead of 4K, and the ad-supported tier does not allow shows to be downloaded to watch offline.

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In addition to monthly pricing options, the ad-supported tier can be purchased for $99.99 per year, dropping the price to $8.30 per month. The $15 per month tier is priced at $149.99 per year, which equates to $13 per month.

Prospective HBO Max customers who want to subscribe to the ad-supported tier can do so on the HBO Max website.

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Top Rated Comments

icanhazmac Avatar
41 months ago
Ads? No thanks, hard pass.

Just like all the streaming services I wait until there is a critical mass of things I want to watch, sign up for a month or two and binge watch everything, cancel, move on the the next service, rinse and repeat. No need for an ad supported cheaper tier when you selectively subscribe.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
raindogg Avatar
41 months ago
It should be $4.99 or free
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
41 months ago
Most don’t like ads, so it’s just another ploy to gain subscribers. Also it’s still fairly expensive even with ads.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Gasu E. Avatar
41 months ago

I can’t even imagine the ads happening in hbo shows I’ve already watched. Literally just imagine GoT Red Wedding episode and the last 20 minutes Flo from progressive and the Google Pixel car crash guy bust in with ads lol!
It would be hilarious, though, if they interrupted the Red Wedding with a tampon ad.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
topdrawer Avatar
41 months ago

I just get it free from ATT fiber optic wifi.
I get it free too, but i fear they ll offer up the ad supported free instead now. If that happens im pulling the plug on all of it.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
2010mini Avatar
41 months ago
Paying to watch ads seems so weird to me now that I have ditched cable and only watch OTA tv. If I am going to pay, I am doing it to avoid ads.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)