Titans face off this Wednesday, March 31, as Godzilla vs. Kong arrives on HBO Max (and in theaters). Once the movie hits HBO Max, you'll have 31 days to watch it before leaving the service again. See how and when to watch the legendary ape and the King of the Monsters as they face off for the first time in over half a century.
How to watch Godzilla vs. Kong on HBO Max
Godzilla vs. Kong will stream exclusively on HBO Max once it launches. As with Warner Bros. ' other 2022 theatrical releases, the film will be available for 31 days from when it enters the streaming service. While Godzilla vs Kong is live, you can watch the monster battle using the HBO Max app. The app is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, mobile devices, many smart TVs, and on video game consoles such as PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.
For the best experience, you'll want to watch on a television and streaming device that supports 4K Ultra HD and HDR resolution. Godzilla vs. Kong will support the HDR10 standard, as well as Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio.
HBO Max doesn't have any promotions going on right now, or free trials, though. That means if you haven't subscribed yet, you'll have to pick up the subscription for $15 a month. That said, if you have an AT&T wireless plan or are already paying for HBO's premium channel, you might be able to watch it at no additional cost.
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If you're outside of the US, you'll have to look elsewhere as HBO Max is only available in the US. To watch Godzilla vs. Kong internationally, you'll need to rent the movie through services like Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, or iTunes.
When can you watch Godzilla vs. Kong on HBO Max?
Godzilla x Kong comes to HBO Max on March 31 at 12:01 pm PST / 3:01 am ET, just like the Justice League did when it launched on March 18. As soon as Godzilla vs. Kong arrives, you'll have until May 1 to watch it. International viewers can see the film a day later, as some territories receive it on April 1.
While you're looking forward to the kaiju fight of the century, be sure to check out our Godzilla vs. Kong. Entertainment editor Michael Rougeau said the monsters "fight spectacularly and lengthily, and if that's what you're hoping to see, it'll make your money's worth", but noted that "a movie where kaiju fight each other will rest of the script isn't as brainless as an average garden lizard, it remains as rare a find as Kong himself. See what other reviewers thought with our review summary. The director promises that the confrontation will have a true winner after the confrontation of the two. Godzilla vs Kong is already performing well in China, pushing the film to a new box office record for the pandemic.