Today at 6:30 PM Eastern Disney will hold a special Disney+ event at D23. So far Disney has not announced anything new today other than some release dates for original content. So to help you get ready for any new news here is everything we already knew about Disney+:
Here is a first look at the new Disney+ app thanks to Zatznotfunny.com:
When will it launch?
Disney+ will launch on November 12, 2019.
How much will it cost?
Disney+ will cost $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year.
What devices will Disney+ work on?
Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox, and PS4 support have been announced with Fire TV, and more coming soon.
Will Disney+ have offline viewing?
Yes, Disney+ will support offline viewing by allowing you to download movies and TV shows.
Will Disney+ Have 4K HDR Content?
Yes, Disney said some content on Disney+ will be in 4K HDR for customers with a supported device.
Will Disney+ have profiles?
Yes, Disney+ will offer profiles including profiles for kids that limit what content they can access. You will be limited to 4 streams at once though.
Will Disney+ have ads?
Disney+ will be 100% ad-free.
Will Disney+ be rolling out around the world?
Disney+ will launch in the United States first and roll out to other parts of the world in the years to come.
Here is what the Disney app looks like:
Disney+ will use the same back end as PlayStation Vue & HBO NOW
Disney announced to no surprise that Disney+ will use Bamtech to run the back end of Disney+. This is the same company that runs the back end of PlayStation Vue, MLB.TV, and HBO NOW.
What content will it include?
Disney is banking on the idea that cord cutters will want Disney content enough to wait for the launch and pay for the subscription when the time comes. The streaming service will “not necessarily be in the volume game but be in the quality game,” according to Iger.
Disney announced that Disney+ will have thousands of Disney Channel shows. (Likely older episodes from older Disney Channel shows.) A live action TV show and a cartoon TV show based in the world of Star Wars will be included. There will also be a live-action Lady and the Tramp, and a series based on High School Musical have been confirmed.
Disney+ will also include movies from Fox including The Sound of Music and Fox shows like Malcolm in the Middle.
Disney has announced plans to have over 7,000 shows and movies. Including bonus content like documentaries and more.
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