Western Europe Disney+ Launch Date Moved Up to March 24, 2020

The Walt Disney Company has announced that they’ve moved up the launch date for Disney+ in the Western European region. Originally slated for March 31, 2020, audiences will now be able to access the platform one week earlier on March 24th.

What’s happening:

  • The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment has set March 24th as the new launch date for Disney+ in markets across Western Europe.
  • Pricing has also been confirmed at £5.99/€6.99 per month, or £59.99/€69.99 for an annual subscription.
  • The streaming service will launch in:
    • The UK
    • Ireland
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Austria
    • Switzerland
  • Additional Western Europe markets will follow in summer 2020. These include:
    • Belgium
    • The Nordics
    • Portugal

About Disney+:

  • Disney+ offers fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, as well as exclusive original programming including feature-length films, series, documentaries, and short-form content made exclusively for the service.
  • At launch, subscribers will have access to:
  • Other original titles available at launch include:
    • Encore!, executive produced by Kristen Bell
    • Diary of A Future President from creator and executive producer Ilana Peña (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and executive producer, Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin)
    • The Imagineering Story, chronicling the eclectic group of extraordinary creatives who bring Disney Parks to life, among many other exciting shows.

  • Subscribers will be able to enjoy the Disney+ experience on nearly all major mobile and connected TV devices at launch, including:
    • Gaming consoles
    • Streaming media players
    • Smart TVs
  • Other benefits include:
    • High-quality and commercial-free viewing
    • Up to four concurrent streams
    • Unlimited downloads on up to ten devices
    • Personalised recommendations
    • The ability to set up to seven different profiles
    • Ability for parents to set Kids Profiles that have an easy-to-navigate, child-friendly interface to access age-appropriate content.
  • For more information, or to sign up for the Disney+ service, visit Disneyplus.com.
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