Disney prepares launch of new streaming service

Disney's new upcoming streaming service, Disney+ is said to be released on Nov. 12. The service will feature many Disney originals and new live action remakes.

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Disney's new upcoming streaming service, Disney+ is said to be released on Nov. 12. The service will feature many Disney originals and new live action remakes.

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Disney has announced its new streaming service Disney+ which is set to be released Nov. 12.

Disney+ will cost seven dollars a month in the U.S, half the price of HBO and a big discount compared to Netflix. Disney also announced they will offer a bundle package of three streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $12.99 a month starting Nov. 12.

Blockbusters such as “Star Wars,” Marvel and Disney’s own movies Avengers: Infinity War, Antman, Captain Marvel and many more will be included in Disney+. The streaming service will carry Disney original series such as the Star Wars spinoff “The Mandalorian,” Obi-Wan Kenobi series three new live action Marvel shows based on the characters Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight and She-Hulk; an “unscripted” short-form series Muppets Now and a Lizzie McGuire revival with Hilary Duff playing the same role.

The bundle package is what is recommended for the whole family to enjoy. Three platforms on one streaming service, allowing payments to go under one subscription. Disney will have all of its family-friendly content, anything made for audiences up to a PG-13 rating. The other Disney owned streaming service , Hulu will stream more adult-oriented material such as Deadpool since Disney owns Fox.

Approximately 7,000 episodes of television series and 400 to 500 movies are expected to be available on the streaming service when it launches. Disney+ will be available on IOS, Apple TV (tvOS), Google Chromecast, Android, Android Tv, Playstation 4, Roku and Xbox one.

Along with being able to watch some incredible movies, the service revealed to offer 4K resolution with high definition resolution (HDR) support and Dolby’s dynamic version of HDR.

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