HBO has made True Blood (season 5) available in the Google Play store, along with their other flagship series’ Game of Thrones (season 2), Newsroom (season 1), Veep (season 1), Girls (season 2), Boardwalk Empire (season 3) and The Wire (season 5). It is to be hoped that soon to follow will be the previous seasons as well. These limited episodes will be available to download-to-own Android based smartphones, tablets and Chromecast streaming adapter for TV.
Pricing will be comparable to iTunes – individual episodes cost $2.99 each while the full season download is priced at $34.99. True Blood and more are still available on HBO GO, with a subscription to HBO.
Pretty cool, huh?