Disney Plus Has Officially Launched and Here’s Everything You to Know

Disney Plus Has Officially Launched and Heres Everything You to Know

Disney+ made it’s debut on Tuesday, November 12th, after four years of Walt Disney Company advertising the campaign and fans eagerly anticipating the launch. The new app will feature 10 classic “vault” movies and more than 45 original programs during its first year of release. Streamers can watch thousands of ad- free Disney movies and series with unlimited downloads. Anyone interested in Disney+ will have to pay $6.99 a month for a paid subscription. Disney announced that on the first day of release it already had 10 million subscribers and three million downloads.

The Walt Disney Company isn’t the first to hop onto the media-service provider trend. Apple also revealed it’s own streaming services earlier this month, while AT&T’s and NBCUniversal’s services are set to launch next year. When you buy Disney+, you also have the option to purchase a “bundle package” that includes Hulu and ESPN+, costing around $12.99 a month for all three streaming services. Hulu currently is $5.99 a month, while ESPN+ is $4.99 a month. You are allowed to participate in a free seven-day trial.

On the first day of launch, the app was already have some technical difficulties for some users. Streamers went to Twitter to complain about how they weren’t able to log in, or that the app was down. One user tweeted, “”I cannot access my @disneyplus account on my first attempt this morning. Tried to reset password given error code 86 and told I was blocked.” Another user brought to light how frustrating the situation was to users who have been waiting so long and have prepaid for the app to release, “Anyone else get their account locked upon entering their passwords for the first time for @disneyplus? Great experience still on hold with customer service for 20+ minutes.. glad I prepaid for 3 years.” Business Insider also revealed that they were having trouble with the app, as well.

When compared to other streaming services, such as Neflix and Hulu, the app seems to waver more towards the inexpensive side, being, on average, ten dollars less than what you would usually pay for another service. The app will let you stream on up to four devices simultaneously. The following devices support the Disney+ app: desktop web browsers, mobile devices/tablets (Android and Apple), Smart TV’s (LG WebOS, Samsung Tizons, Android TV), boxes and game consoles (Apple TV 4th Gen and later, PlayStation 4, Roku, Xbox One), and streaming devices (Chromebook, Chromecast, Apple Airplay, Amazon Fire TV).