The Walt Disney Company has confirmed global launch dates and pricing for Disney+ in Canada, The Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand, and announced it has reached global agreements with nearly all the major platforms to distribute the Disney+ app across partner mobile and connected TV devices.
The streaming service is expected to launch in most major markets within the first two years.
The company says Disney+ will offer fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from it’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more, and will be available on nearly all major mobile and connected TV devices at launch with global distribution agreements in place with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Roku and Sony.
The global roll out for Disney+ begins on 12th November, Disney+ will be priced at $8.99CAD per month (or $89.99 per year) in Canada and €6.99 per month (or €69.99 per year) in the Netherlands. The following week, Disney+ will launch in Australia and New Zealand on 19th November, priced at $8.99 AUD per month (or $89.99 per year) and $9.99NZD per month (or $99.99 per year), respectively.
At launch, consumers will be able to subscribe to Disney+ directly or via in-app purchase and start streaming from the following partner platforms and devices (dependent on country):
► Apple (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV, and fully integrated with the Apple TV app; customers can subscribe to Disney+ via in-app purchase)
► Google (Android phones, Android TV devices, Google Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices)
Microsoft (Xbox One)
► Sony / Sony Interactive Entertainment (all Android based Sony TVs and PlayStation®4)
► Roku (Roku® streaming players and Roku TV™ models)