Disney Plus finally announces UK launch date and pricing
It’s the most anticipated streaming platform to ever launch, but European Disney fans have had to wait months without any concrete updates on the Disney Plus launch and its cost.
Everything changed from this week, as Disney officially moved the European launch date forward to March 24, launching a little earlier across Western Europe than in other locations.
It has also been confirmed that Disney Plus will cost £ 5.99 / € 6.99 per month or £ 59.99 / € 69.99 for an annual subscription.
Disney Plus launched in a number of countries around the world in November 2019, including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands, with other European territories expected to access the streaming service. long awaited in March 2020.
Disney Plus will launch in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria and Switzerland on March 24, while other Western European markets will have to wait even longer. in summer 2020 to access it. These territories include Belgium, the Nordic countries and Portugal.
2019 saw the launch of another major American streaming service, Apple TV Plus, as well as the launch of the joint ITV and BBC Britbox platform. However, neither platform offered serious competition to industry leader Netflix, which currently has around 158.3 million subscribers.
Disney Plus is poised to change that, with a catalog of monumental content from the spectrum of iconic entertainment brands that come under the umbrella of the Disney corporation, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and all. new 20th Century Fox. Add that to the already massive collection of Disney movies and TV shows, and subscribers are in a good position to start gorging on day one.
Disney Plus has also invested heavily in original content that will appear exclusively on the streaming service, with subscribers having access to popular shows like The Mandalorian and the High School Musical: The Musical: The Series bite at launch.
Disney Plus will be available to stream on almost all mobile devices and connected TVs, including game consoles, streaming media players like the Amazon Fire TV Stick and Google Chromecast, as well as smart TVs.
Disney Plus subscriptions will allow up to four users to stream at any time, allow unlimited downloads on up to ten devices, and the ability to set up seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to set up profiles. ‘children.
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