On Thursday’s three hour event, Disney revealed the details about its upcoming Disney+ streaming service including its price, release date and shows as a competitor to Netflix.
At the company’s Bueno Vista studios in California, Disney’s CEO Bob Iger showed a presentation which includes a demo of the app, trailers, and bloopers of its shows like ‘Star Wars.’
Disney+ is set to launch on 12 November, the service will cost you $6.99 per month, keeping up to their promise of costing less per month than its competitor Netflix.
In a statement, Disney said “The service will offer a new way to the fans of all ages. They will experience the unparalleled content from the company’s entertainment brands which includes Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.
Company’s executive confirmed that Disney+ will be entirely free of advertisement, earning solely from subscriptions. They also cleared the fact that all the contents will be available for offline viewing.
In addition to all of this, Disney is creating a few original shows for the service. We will also get to watch ‘The Simpsons’, reported by CNET.
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Furthermore, the application will support streaming on phones, tablets, computers, connected TV and media boxes. The company specifically called out for Roku TV and PlayStation 4. The company is yet to confirm Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV though these were included in their presentation slides.
As for the international viewers when will they get to watch it, Disney streaming President Michael Paull informed that the plan will roll out across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America by 2021.