Disney+ has officially launched in Canada, Netherlands, and the USA. Together with this the bundle deal with Hulu and ESPN Plus is also live.
After more than a year of waiting Disney finally joined the streaming service market. Disney+ will compete with giants like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. The price is $6.99 a month or for $69.99 for an annual subscription. You can also get it bundled with ESPN Plus and Hulu (with ads) for $12.99, with this bundle you can’t get a free trial.
In other regions it will launch later in the month. On Nov. 19, it will launch in Australia and New Zealand. For the other parts of Europe such as the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain it will have to wait until March 31, 2020.
Disney+ will launch with a long list of TV-shows and movies such as:
- All of its animated movies and series
- Live-action movies
- Live-action series
- Marvel movies and series
- Pixar Movies
- Star Wars Movies and series
- TV movies
Disney+ originals and exclusives:
- The Mandalorian – A 10-episode live-action TV series based in the Star Wars universe. It centers on an unnamed Mandalorian bounty hunter.
- High School Musical – The Musical: The Series – A TV series reboot of the popular Disney Channel movie series. The show has already been renewed for a second season.
- The World According to Jeff Goldblum – A NatGeo series centering on actor Jeff Goldblum and his look at interesting things on the planet.
- Pixar in Real Life – Another Pixar-based series, but this one is not animated. Instead, this docu-series will see classic Pixar movie characters interact with real humans in a “Candid Camera” type of way.
- Forky Asks A Question – A series of shorts featuring Forky, the new character from Toy Story 4.
- Marvel’s Hero Project – A series about kids who are making a difference in their communities.
By the looks of it, Disney+ is coming strong on the streaming service market, we only have to wait and see how this “war” turns out.