Hulu, Disney+, and ESPN+ Will Get Price Hikes Later This Year




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On December 8, Disney+ will be launching an ad-supported tier. Along with the new plan option, Disney will be making some changes across its slate of streaming services “giving viewers ultimate flexibility in choosing an option that suits their needs.”

When the ad-supported tier launches on December 8, Disney+ with commercials will cost $7.99 per month. The price of ad-free Disney+ will be $10.99. On October 10, Hulu without ads will increase by $2 per month, from $12.99 to $14.99 and Hulu with ads will go up by $1 per month from $6.99 to $7.99. ESPN+ will also be getting a price hike to $9.99 per month later this month.

“With our new ad-supported Disney+ offering and an expanded lineup of plans across our entire streaming portfolio, we will be providing greater consumer choice at a variety of price points to cater to the diverse needs of our viewers and appeal to an even broader audience,” said Kareem Daniel, Chairman, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution. “Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ feature unparalleled content and viewing experiences and offer the best value in streaming today, with over 100,000 movie titles, TV episodes, original shows, sports and live events collectively.”

Here’s the full breakdown of the new pricing for all of Disney’s streaming services.

Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ Standalone Plans:

Disney+Basic (With Ads)$7.99N/A
Premium (No Ads)$10.99$109.99
HuluBasic (With Ads)**$7.99$79.99
Premium (No Ads)**$14.99N/A
ESPN+With Ads*$9.99$99.99
UFC PPV*$74.99 (per event)
UFC PPV + Annual*N/A$124.98
Effective as of August 23, 2022 (previously announced)
**Effective as of October 10, 2022

Disney Bundle Plans:

Disney BundleBasic (With Ads): Disney+, Hulu$9.99
Basic (With Ads): Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+$12.99
Legacy^: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (With Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$14.99
Premium: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (No Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$19.99
^Existing subscribers only

Hulu + Live TV Plans:

Hulu + Live TVBasic (With Ads): Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+$69.99
Legacy^: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (With Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$74.99
Premium: Disney+ (No Ads), Hulu (No Ads), ESPN+ (With Ads)$82.99
^Existing subscribers only

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