Announced in 2017, the new streaming platform intended to overshadow Netflix, Disney +, has finally been launched, on time, this November 12 in its homeland the United States, as well. than in Canada and the Netherlands. The service will be offered in France and Western Europe from March 31, then will be rolled out gradually to the rest of the world.
Disney + has arrived in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands
For the time being, American, Canadian and Dutch viewers who have subscribed to the subscription billed at $ 6.99 per month have been able to discover Disney +, presented as unlimited access to Ali Baba’s cave represented by the Walt Disney catalog. . All complemented by new original programs already ready or to come, like the awaited series Star Wars: The Mandalorian and much of the Marvel universe held by the empire of entertainment like Loki or WandaVision. However, Black Panther and Ant-Man are still under a streaming contract with Netflix until the end of 2020, and will not be in the game at this time. The Pixar and National Geographic catalogs will also complete some live-action programs such as Dumbo or La Belle et le Trochard. As announced by its boss Michael Paull, Disney + is not betting on binge watching unlike its main competitor Netflix, but rather on a return to a traditional weekly broadcasting rhythm, enough to find the impatience and frustration of yesteryear.
Disney +: Star Wars movies in 4K Dolby Vision
While the launch of Disney + on November 12 created a surprise by offering the first seven Star Wars films in 4K HDR version, Disney International boss – Kevin Mayer, promises a billion dollar investment plan is already planned for the first year of operation of the streaming platform with the aim of further filling the catalog of programs offered. The big-eared company, however, does not intend to give up on the big screen and promises other important investments in the future.
$ 1 billion investment for its first year of operation
Offered at $ 6.99 per month or 69.99 for the year, Disney + is likely to mark a turning point in the streaming market, hitherto monopolized by Netflix and Amazon Prime.
Disney + arrives in France on March 30, 2020
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