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.

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9 Comments

1. SyCo87

Posts: 317; Member since: Sep 19, 2013

Idk get it, are we reserving a "spot" or is going to sell out? Preordering for what?

8. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 938; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

I can only imagine that closer to the time they might give you a bonus for preordering.

2. Mike88

Posts: 435; Member since: Mar 05, 2019

I will be using Disney+ and Apple TV+ ( getting 1 year with my new iPhone 11 pro) will unsubscribe Netflix and may keep Hulu

3. OneLove123

Posts: 1162; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

Keeping my free Netflix and $1 Hulu :)

4. tonyv13

Posts: 120; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

I'm paying $3 for Netflix thanks to tmobile. I'm gonna skip the Disney one for now.

5. cmdacos

Posts: 4248; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Netflix has the most value for me. Will occasionally add in Disney+ but dont see long term content to keep me on a subscription.

6. Poptart2828

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 23, 2018

PA says this service is underwhelming once it launches. Could be the case but still a whole lot better than what Apple will offer.

9. jmonteiro829

Posts: 264; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

I find that hard to believe considering all the content that Disney owns.

10. Damac71nina

Posts: 23; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

I’ll sign up when blade is available.

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