Disney today confirmed new availability details for its upcoming Disney+ subscription streaming service, which goes live in the US on November 12 for $6.99 per month.
The company confirmed that it will roll out apps for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Interestingly, they will also let you subscribe to Disney+ from inside the app, which means Apple will be able to take its typical 15% to 30% commission on subscription revenue.
Disney is certainly going hard on distribution of its service. Today, it announced that Disney+ will offer apps on Apple TV, Android, Android TV, Chromecast, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 4, Roku, Xbox One and the web for PC/Mac.
Disney told The Verge that it would be integrating its Disney+ TV shows and movies with the TV app. This means Apple customers should be able to see the Disney content in the TV app across tvOS, iOS, and macOS, as well as queue up shows to Watch Next.
Speaking of, the US isn’t the only country getting Disney+ on November 12th. Disney has announced that the service will be available on the same day in Canada and the Netherlands, for a monthly fee of $8.99CAD (or $89.99CAD per year) and €6.99 (or €69.99 per year), respectively. But that’s not it: On November 19th, Disney+ is also set to launch in Australia ($8.99AUD per month, $89.99AUD per year) and New Zealand ($9.99NZD per month, $99.99NZD per year). The arrival of Disney+ to these countries marks the beginning of Disney’s global rollout plans for its streaming service, with the company expecting to be live in “most major global markets within the first two years.”
We’ll likely see and hear more about Disney+ this week at Disney’s D23 conference. The app will feature dedicated sections for each of Disney’s major brands, support offline downloads, and stream select content in 4K HDR.