Originally Posted by DaveFi
Huh. Just tried Dark Phoenix and am only getting DD standard on my 2015 and 2017 Shields. Seems to be a bug I’m having on both the HBO Go and Max app.
I have a similar issue. That Dark Phoenix title plays in DD 5.1 on my 2017 Shield via HBO Max but in DD+ 5.1 on my Roku Ultra via HBO Now.
I have been seeing this for a while now. It appears to be a recently introduced glitch on the Shield support for any HBO app.
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