HBO Max Gets 4K HDR Update Ahead of Wonder Woman 1984’s Christmas Release

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Warner Bros.’ next superhero blockbuster, Wonder Woman 1984, is set to debut on HBO Max in just a few days. In order to prep subscribers for its high-def presentation, WarnerMedia has begun rolling out an update (via Android Police) that finally brings 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Atmos support to its streaming app for select devices.

“We’re bringing holiday cheer with this update,” a blurb reads. “HBO Max will now support 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Atmos on select devices and titles. We’ll be releasing even more 4K UHD titles throughout 2021—so stay tuned—we know you’ve been asking for this!”

HBO Max’s 4K update is rolling out for the following hardware, but the APK ( is also available as a separate download at In addition to 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Atmos support, the update also includes improved page designs and bug fixes.

  • Supported Android TV devices
  • Chromecast Ultra
  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K
  • Amazon Fire TV Cube
  • 4K Fire TV Edition smart TVs
  • AT&T TV
  • Apple TV 4K

Strangely, the list is missing major platforms such as the Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and Roku, which gained HBO Max support last week. It isn’t clear when their respective apps will be getting the new update for 4K UHD, HDR, and Dolby Atmos.

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