Disney Announces The Disney+ Video Streaming Service, Will Roll Out November 12
Disney, one of the world’s largest entertainment conglomerates has announced its latest streaming service. Called Disney+, the official rollout of the service will start from November 12 this year. Along with the date, pricing and the assortment of shows and movies that will be exclusively available in the platform have also been showcased.
Disney+ Exclusive Content
It is no surprise Disney has some of the most extensive collection of TV shows and movies, including the hugely popular Avengers movies. The Disney+ streaming service will house almost every Disney animated movie ever made, along with some special ones brought in from other platforms. Simpsons, a widely known animated series, will be made exclusively available to the platform. Along with it, movies like the latest Captain Marvel, last year’s Black Panther and more. More series based on the characters in the Avengers movies like Scarlet Witch, Loki, Black Widow, Winter Soldier and Falcon is also in the works.
The Disney+ video streaming service will compete with other platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. An advantage the former will have over its competitors is a bundled Hulu and ESPN+ subscription which the company says may be bundled with Disney+. The vast lineup of shows and movies that the entertainment giant owns is expected to make the platform popular among enthusiasts.
Pricing & Availability
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As mentioned above, the Disney+ video streaming service will be available starting November 12. The company has confirmed pricing of the platform, which will start at US$ 6.99 (Rs. 485) per month and will cost US$ 69.99 (Rs. 4850) for a yearly subscription. This makes it considerably more affordable than Netflix, whose plans start at US$ 9 (Rs 623) per month. Unfortunately, Disney has not announced when the video streaming service will be available in India, but an announcement can be expected soon.