HBO Max Aug. 1 announced it released all eight seasons of “Game of Thrones” in 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos globally, on select streaming devices. Viewers in the U.S. must be subscribed to the ad-free plan to access the seasons.
Whether subscribers are watching the series for the first time or in anticipation of the premiere of new Thrones-themed series, “House of the Dragon,” the new formats make the episodes look sharper and showcase deeper, richer colors, while boasting atmospheric audio.
Select devices for these additional formats include Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K and Fire TV Cube, Android TVs, Apple TV 4K, Google Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast with Google TV, Cox Contour 2 and Contour Stream Player, 4K LG Smart TVs, Roku Ultra 4800x, Roku 4k TVs, Roku Premiere, Roku Streaming Stick+, 4K Samsung TVs, Vizeo 4K Smart TVs, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and Xbox Series X|S, Xfinity X1 (Xi6) and Flex, and XClass TV.
Based on the best-selling novel series by George R.R. Martin, “Game of Thrones” holds the record as the most awarded drama series in television history, earning a total of 161 Emmy nominations and 59 wins. The series drama also stands as HBO’s most-viewed program ever, with the final season averaging a record-setting 46 million viewers in the U.S.
“House of the Dragon” is based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” which is set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones” and tells the story of House Targaryen.
“Game of Thrones” enthusiasts looking for more content can explore the “World of Westeros” collection — the HBO Max destination for “Game of Thrones” fans — and delve into the most-watched episodes, best battles, and relive the series’ biggest spoiler episodes all over again.
And beginning on Aug. 3, fans can listen to “The Official Game of Thrones Podcast: House of the Dragon,” a new podcast series, hosted by Jason Concepcion (“X-Ray Vision”) and Greta Johnsen (“Nerdette”) featuring interviews with creator George R. R. Martin, cast, and celebrity superfans to dive deep into all aspects of the “Game of Thrones” fandom.