Disney+ Review - Streaming Service

Everything You Need to Know About Disney+

Disney+ is a Streaming Service which offers exclusive series and films from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.

While we don't know the pricing, it is expected to be priced similar to Netflix between $9.99-11.99.

Disney+ is expected to launch in Late 2019.

Disney+ Review

Disney+ is likely to be compatible with Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast; Android, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch mobile devices; and computer browsers.


Features

Original Series

Disney will make television series based on their films Monsters Inc. and High School Musical.

There are discussions to bring a return of the Muppets, as well as an original Thor spin-off called Loki starring Tom Hiddleston.

Their most ambitious project though is a $100 million, 10 episodes live-action Star Wars TV series from Iron Man director John Favreau called Star Wars: The Mandalorian. They will also release will be a prequel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story starring Diego Luna.

Disney confirmed that Marvel’s current original shows on Netflix will stay with the streaming service.

It is expected that Fox’s shows like The Simpsons will remain on Hulu (of which Disney is now the majority owner), in an attempt to make the service mostly family friendly.

Movies

Starting in March, the company will let their licensing deal with Netflix expire. This means all Disney films starting with Captain Marvel will go on the Disney streaming service. This includes the live-action remake of Dumbo and the next Avengers film.

They will also be making available for the service like live action remakes of Lady and the Tramp and The Sword in the Stone, the Anna Kendrick Christmas comedy Noelle, and Timmy Failure, based on the best-selling books.

The service will also have access to the entire Disney Streaming Library which has traditionally put in the Disney Vault. This means you can watch classic films like Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, as well as newer films like Frozen and Moana.


Tech Specs

  • Most content will stream in HD, but we expect some in 4K
  • Content audio will likely be in Stereo & Dolby Digital 5.1
  • You will be able to stream on multiple devices

Up to 4K Ultra HD Video

Like other streaming services, most content will be available in HD. Some content is expected to be available in 4K.

Dolby Digital Audio

The service will likely offer both Stereo and Dolby Digital 5.1 Audio.

Simultaneous Devices

While it has not yet been finalized, it is expected that you will be able to stream on multiple devices at once.

Their sister-service ESPN+ offers five simultaneous streams.


Device Compatibility

Disney+ will likely be compatible with Apple TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Android TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Web Browser, PlayStation, and Xbox.

Disney+ will likely not compatible with Nintendo.


Disney+ FAQ

When will Disney+ launch?

Disney+ will launch in Late 2019.

What is the pricing of Disney+?

While it has not been announced, it is expected to be priced similar to Netflix ($9.99-$11.99).

What TV Shows & Movies can I watch on Disney+?

Disney+ will offer exclusive shows and movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more.

Some original shows include Star Wars: The Mandalorian by Jon Favreau, Rogue One prequel starring Diego Luna, Thor spin-off called Loki, High School Musical, and Monsters Inc.

Disney films like Captain Marvel, live action remakes of Dumbo, Lady and the Tramp, & The Sword in the Stone, as well as Noelle starring Anna Kendrick and best-selling novel Timmy Failure.

The service will also have access to the entire Disney Streaming Library which has traditionally put in the Disney Vault. This means you can watch classic films like Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, as well as newer films like Frozen and Moana.

What devices can I use to stream Disney+?

Disney+ will likely be compatible with Apple TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Android TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Web Browser, PlayStation, and Xbox.

How many devices can I stream simultaneously with Disney+?

You should be able to stream on multiple devices. Disney-owned ESPN+ allows five simultaneous devices.

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