It’s only been one day since The Walt Disney Company officially launched Disney+ but the streaming service has already reached a major milestone. As CNBC reports, more than 10 million people have signed-up for the service so far.
- Disney has announced that its Disney+ platform surpassed 10 million sign-ups in just one day.
- However, this figure presumably includes preorders — although Disney did not specify whether or not that was the case.
- Additionally some of the counted customers may still be on a free trial.
- Nevertheless, it’s an impressive start as it already tops the combined 8 million subs the five-year-old CBS All Access and Showtime streamers currently have.
- For further comparison, Disney-controlled Hulu had more than 28 million subscribers this past spring while ESPN+ announced last week that it had reached 3.5 million customers.
- Meanwhile the leader in the clubhouse, Netflix, reportedly has 60 million paid domestic subscribers as well as 97 million international ones.
- Yesterday, Disney+ experienced some early issues, with some customers encountering error pages.
- At the time, the official Disney+ Twitter account tweeted, “The demand for #DisneyPlus has exceeded our highest expectations. We are so pleased you’re excited to watch all your favorites and are working quickly to resolve any current issues. We appreciate your patience.”
- As you probably know, Disney+ is home to a number of original films and shows — many of which we’ve reviewed.
- While the service offered a number of preorder opportunities, yesterday marked the first time fans could sign-up for the bundle deal, which includes Disney+, ESPN+, and ad-support Hulu for $12.99 a month.
- Of course, you can also subscribe to just Disney+ for $6.99 a month or $69.99 — and get a seven day free trial.
- To see what’s currently on Disney+ and what’s coming to the service, be sure to check out our content guide and upcoming schedule.