Disney+ goes up for pre-order in the US with no special discounts

Disney+ goes up for pre-order in the US with no special discounts
If you remain undecided between retaining your Netflix and chill rights and giving a newcomer to the increasingly crowded video streaming market a shot to impress you, it might be a good idea to think and act fast. At least if you're considering becoming an early Disney+ adopter.

While the high-profile service owned by The Walt Disney Company is still scheduled to start streaming for the masses on November 12, you can already pre-order either a monthly or yearly subscription in the US. Unfortunately, both options appear to be available at their regular prices, so it's unclear why one would want to rush and pay $6.99 or $69.99 in advance... apart from scoring bragging rights.

Then again, those are already significantly lower rates than what Netflix is typically charging for a similar albeit richer product. As reported in a European pilot program, the Disney+ library is far from impressive for the time being, including a limited number of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic titles. 

But the list is expected to grow at a solid pace with new original feature films like "Lady and the Tramp" and "Noelle" this holiday season, highly anticipated series like "WandaVision", "Loki", and "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" in the next couple of years, as well as various exclusive documentaries and "short-form content."

Ultimately, you'll have to decide for yourselves if a decent start and a bunch of big promises will be enough to make you turn your back on the likes of Netflix, HBO, and Hulu. Of course, you can also bundle Disney+ with Hulu and ESPN+ for the insanely affordable monthly rate of $12.99, but that special offer is actually not available during the pre-order period of the new streaming service Apple will try to challenge at an even lower price point.

FEATURED VIDEO

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless