HBO Max, HBO GO, HBO NOW differences

What you can stream

The biggest difference between is what you can stream.

  • HBO Max.  Stream HBO, plus SO much more.
    Stream all of HBO together with a collection of classic TV favorites, even more blockbuster movies, and new Max Originals. To learn more, see I have HBO. Do I get HBO Max?
  • HBO (previously called HBO GO and HBO NOW).  Stream HBO.
    Stream all of your HBO favorite series, plus hit movies, specials, and more.

What is HBO Max, HBO GO, and HBO NOW?

  • HBO Max. A new streaming experience that bundles all of HBO together with a collection of classic TV favorites, even more blockbuster movies, and new Max Originals.
  • HBO GO (rebranded as HBO). A streaming service included free with your paid HBO subscription through a TV provider. HBO subscribers may have access to HBO Max for no extra cost. To learn more, see I have HBO. Do I get HBO Max?
  • HBO NOW (rebranded as HBO). A stand-alone streaming service that lets you stream all of HBO without a TV package. I have HBO NOW. Do I get HBO Max?