The Walt Disney Company confirmed the launch dates and pricing for Disney+ in Canada, The Netherlands, Australia, and New Zealand.
Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment announced these earlier today, and also revealed that it has reached global agreements with nearly all major platforms to distribute the Disney+ app across mobile and connected TV devices. Disney+ will offer fans of all ages a new way to experience the best-selling content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.
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 (with some variance depending on the country):
- Apple (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV, and it’s 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 (PlayStation 4)
- Roku (Roku streaming players and Roku TV models)
November 12th marks the beginning of the global rollout of Disney+, with expectations to launch in most major global markets within the first two years. Disney+ will launch in Canada and the Netherlands in tandem with the U.S. on November 12th, priced at $8.99 CAN per month (or $89.99 per year) and €6.99 per month (or €69.99 per year), respectively. The following week, Disney+ will launch in Australia and New Zealand on November 19th, priced at $8.99 AUD per month (or $89.99 per year) and $9.99 NZD per month (or $99.99 per year), respectively.
As announced earlier this month, on November 12th, consumers in the U.S. will get a chance to save big with a bundled offering of Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for just $12.99 USD. This means they get all of the Disney+ programming plus thousands of live sporting events, sports-themed original series and award-winning sports documentaries from ESPN+; as well as Hulu’s original content and on-demand streaming library.
November 12th is a big day for fans of Disney-owned properties, and more is being added to the lineup all the time, so stick around for more Disney+ news in the future.