Disney just announced a host of new Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar content coming to Disney +, including movies and series starring Loki, the Winter Soldier, Lando Calrissian, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. There is also an increase in Disney + prices.
After Netflix raised the price of its standard and premium packages in 2019, Disney has already announced that starting next year, it will also increase the monthly cost of subscribing to its popular service by diffusion Disney +.
On February 23, the monthly price of the Disney + subscription will be $ 8.99, which is $ 2 more than the current price of $ 6.99. This rise to power coincides with the incorporation of the Star service into Disney +, with a large catalog of films and series.
In Latin America, the price will remain the same, as Star will not be incorporated, but will be launched as a separate service. In contrast, in the United States, the price of Disney +, ESPN + and Hulu packages is also increasing.
The news of the Disney + price hike comes when we learned that the service has managed to gain 86.8 million subscribers since launching just over a year ago, a far from modest number. It’s no wonder that Disney hasn’t noticed by increasing the price of the Disney + membership.
Disney announced the price increase during its annual investor presentation last Thursday, but not before promoting all of its new movies and series, some of them making their surprise debuts on Disney +.
Among those that stand out are Ahsoka, a series based on the popular character of Star Wars: The Clones Wards; Rangers of the New Republic; a spin off of The Mandalorian; and Obi wan kenobi, the long awaited series starring Ewan McGregor.
They also emphasize Country, on the adventures of Han’s friend; The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, a six-part series focused on the two Marvel heroes; Loki, other spin off Marvel’s God of Deception; and Hawk Eye, with Jeremy Renner and Hailee Steinfeld.
And we must not forget all the series that will come from Walt Diseny Studios and Pixar.
Beyond all the series that will reach Disney +, it’s also worth mentioning that content that won’t. Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the legend of the ten rings and EternalThe big Disney premieres will debut in theaters next year.
This means that Disney will not follow the line of Warner Bros., which surprised Hollywood with the announcement of the release of all of its 2021 films both in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time due to the COVID-pandemic. 19.
Having said that, Raya and the last dragon from Walt Disney Animation Studios will be released both in theaters and on Disney +, and the movie could be another “Premier Access” title (as it was Mulan
Also coming to Disney + Pinocchio, starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis, as well as Peter Pan and Wendy, starring Jude Law. Both films are still filming.
Original article published on TechHive.