HBO AND CINEMAX COMING SOON TO PLAYSTATION VUE; HBO At present TO LAUNCH ON PLAYSTATION iv AND PLAYSTATION 3 SYSTEMS
PlayStation Users Get HBO and HBO NOW Only in Fourth dimension for the Highly Anticipated New Drama Serial, Westworld
NEW YORK September xv, 2016 — Home Box Function, Inc. announced an agreement to bring HBO and Cinemax to PlayStation™Vue, the pioneering Internet-based live TV service from Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). Additionally, HBO NOW volition be coming to the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) systems for new and existing HBO NOW subscribers. Users who subscribe to HBO through PlayStation Vue will as well exist able to access HBO NOW on all supporting devices at no extra charge.
The launch of HBO and Cinemax on PlayStation Vue marks the first fourth dimension that either network’due south live programming is available directly to consumers as a standalone offering without the need of a bundle subscription. HBO and Cinemax volition be available for $15 each per month through PlayStation Vue.
“PlayStation has ever been at the forefront of innovation and we are thrilled to build upon our partnership with them to meet the evolving demands of television audiences,” said Jeff Dallesandro, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Digital Distribution and Business Development, HBO. “By expanding the ways that PlayStation users can access unparalleled programming like
Game of Thrones,
The Night Of
Last Week Tonight,
nosotros’re demonstrating our commitment to flexibility and quality.”
“HBO’s honour-winning content is a not bad match for the PlayStation audience, and the addition of HBO and Cinemax builds upon our delivery to bring the all-time of alive and on demand TV to our users.” said Dwayne Benefield, Vice President, Head of PlayStation Vue at SIE. “PlayStation Vue continues to bring industry firsts to users who desire a ameliorate style to watch Television set, including being the get-go to offer HBO and Cinemax as live standalone channels. Our flexible subscription options offering more choices for consumers than e’er before.”
HBO and Cinemax on PlayStation Vue, and HBO Now on PS4 and PS3 systems, will launch ahead of the Oct. ii premiere of the highly anticipated new HBO series
Westworld, created past Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. PlayStation Vue users who subscribe to HBO can also instantly access every season of HBO’s addictive original programming, idea-provoking documentaries, thrilling sports programming and the latest and greatest must-see box office blockbusters via PlayStation Vue or by logging in to HBO Now on any device.
PlayStation Vue is available to Television set audiences nationwide, covering more than than 200 TV markets in the U.S. PlayStation Vue is accessible through popular devices such as PS4 and Roku. Users with an existing PlayStation Vue subscription can also access the service on iPad®, iPhone® and Android phones and tablets through the PlayStation Vue mobile app. Google Chromecast is also supported via compatible devices. With PlayStation Vue’south unmatched cloud DVR, users tin tape hundreds of shows at once with conflict-free recording. Additionally, a single PlayStation Vue subscription allows users to simultaneously stream content across different devices.
With a PlayStation Vue subscription, users tin access programming from more l network mobile apps or websites, simply by logging in with their PlayStation™Network email address and password. The mobile apps and websites are adult by network programmers and are a separate offer from PlayStation Vue, but can be used at no additional cost.
Domicile Box Role, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. and the globe’due south virtually successful pay TV service, providing the ii television services — HBO® and Cinemax® — to approximately 131 million subscribers worldwide. The services offering the pop subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand®, every bit well as HBO Become® and MAX Become®, Hard disk feeds and multiplex channels. HBO NOW®, the network’due south internet-just premium streaming service, provides audiences with instant access to HBO’southward acclaimed programming in the U.S. Internationally, HBO branded television networks, along with the subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Need and HBO Get, bring HBO services to over 60 countries. HBO and Cinemax programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.
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