Disney has confirmed Disney+, their video streaming service will launch in Australia in November. And a global agreement will see the service accessible across several platforms and devices – including the new Apple TV app.
Disney+ is set to become one of the most significant streaming services to hit the market in the past number of years. Offering a range of content for both adults and kids including:
Also, every season of The Simpsons will be avaialble for streaming exclusively on the service. A first for the long-running TV series.
Release and Pricing
In Australia, Disney+ will officially launch on November 19th, 2019. A date which is just one week after the debut of the service in US/Canada.
There will be two subscription plans available and two price points. A month-to-month and an annual plan. In terms of pricing, the monthly membership will cost AUD$8.99 per month. While the yearly option will cost just AUD$89.99 – around AUD$7.50 a month.
At launch, it will be possible to sign up to Disney+ directly. But Disney has confirmed the option of signing up within an app (in-app) accross many devices and platforms.
Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple TV will all work with Disney+. Additionally, the service will be integrated within the new Apple TV app. The same app which will be home to Apple’s own upcoming video streaming service called Apple TV+.
In preperation for launch, Australian social media accounts for the service has gone live. Catch up on the latest news and announcements by following their Facebook and Instagram accounts.