Disney’s streaming service is all set to debut in four countries including the U.S, Canada, Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand. The U.S, Canada, and the Netherlands will get it on November 12th while Australia and New Zealand will get it a week later. That apart Disney+ will debut on March 31st in France, Italy, and Spain.
Disney is yet to announce roll-out dates for other countries. As with Netflix, the content availability will differ from region to region. The streaming service will offer customers the ability to stream 4K on up to four devices at the same time at no additional cost. Disney+ users will also be able to set up seven different user profiles.
This is contrary to Netflix which does not offer users the ability to stream 4K videos or view simultaneous streams on multiple devices. For this, the service requires users to subscribe to one of its more premium plans. Netflix charges its U.S. customers $16/month for streaming 4K content and four simultaneous streams.
Disney+ also offers a price advantage as opposed to Netflix. It will cost $6.99/month which is a lot less than Netflix. Once launched Disney+ will be available on multiple platforms including iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, PS4, and Xbox One. As far as content is concerned Disney+ will offer shows like She Hulk, Avengers: Endgame and The Mandalorian. There is also a Disney+ bundle with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99/month.
Disney+ is clearly going to offer users a lot of bang for their buck. Mix the great pricing with an equally impressive content lineup which includes popular Disney and Marvel characters and its clear that Disney+ is going to be a massive success.