‘Game of Thrones’ Get 4K Release On HBO Max

Fans of Westeros got some exciting news as Warner Media announced they are releasing the critically-acclaimed fantasy series ‘Game of Thrones’ on HBO Max in 4K. Several key moments, battles, and sequences will be enhanced on several platforms including Amazon Fire Stick, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox, and several smart TVs.

“Rally the realm and watch Daenerys’ dragons take flight in new dimensions – HBO Max has released all eight seasons of “Game of Thrones” in 4K Ultra HD, HDR 10, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos globally, on select devices (users in the U.S. must be subscribed to the ad-free plan),” HBO said in a statement.

They added, “From epic battles like Blackwater and The Battle of the Bastards, to emotional scenes like Hold the Door, and the shocking twists of The Red Wedding and The Great Sept Explosion, fans will be immersed in the world of Westeros in ways they haven’t seen before. Whether subscribers are watching the series for the first time or in anticipation of the premiere of “House of the Dragon,” these formats make the episodes look sharper and showcase deeper, richer colors, while boasting atmospheric audio.”

This announcement comes ahead of the release of ‘House of the Dragon,’ a prequel series set 200 years before ‘Game of Thrones.’ According to their official website, “The reign of House Targaryen begins. House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, is coming to HBO and HBO Max on August 21. Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen.”

You can watch the trailer below:

‘A Game of Thrones’ received several awards including one for Outstanding Drama Series in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019 at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Series star Peter Dinklage won four awards for Supporting Actor.