Disney Opens up Public Pre-Orders for Disney+

Posted on September 23, 2019 by Mehedi Hassan in Disney+, Music + Videos with 17 Comments

Disney+ is expected to open its door to customers in November. The service is expected to first launch in Canada, Netherlands, Australia, New Zeland, and the United States.

And ahead of the November 12 launch, Disney opened up public pre-orders for the streaming service last night. Those interested in Disney+ will now be able to pre-order their subscription and get instant access when the service launches in November.

Disney+, for those unfamiliar, comes at $6.99 a month or $69.99 a year if you get the annual subscription. Disney is letting you pre-order the service now, with a free 7-day trial. It’s a pretty good deal considering the content Disney+ will have, and the fact that it will offer 4 simultaneous streams and 4K/UHD content. Apple TV+ is actually much cheaper at $4.99 a month, but the content is going to be very limited on Apple’s service.

Disney isn’t letting users pre-order the ad-supported Hulu and ESPN+ bundle that comes a $12.99, though.

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Comments (17)

17 responses to “Disney Opens up Public Pre-Orders for Disney+”

  1. Skolvikings

    There won't be a Disney+ app on Fire TV day one. But I wonder if there will be a Hulu add-on that works with the Hulu app on Fire TV?

  2. datameister

    Boggles the mind that people would want to preorder something like this.

    • MoeJennings5

      In reply to DataMeister:

      Only reason to pre-order this is someone dosen't want Hulu or ESPN+. If you include the $40 discount, the savings would be $3.37/mo for the 3 years. If you exclude the $40 discount, the savings would be $2.27/mo for the 3 years.

      If you already have Hulu and/or ESPN+, then no, it makes no sense. The Disney+ Hulu ESPN+ bundle is more cost affective.

    • pargon

      In reply to DataMeister:

      It probably helps disney estimate interest and ensure servers run smoothly.

      When HBOnow launched you couldn't watch game of thrones without the video pausing every 5 seconds. Servers crashed and dumped the website and the apps. Took them something like 8 months before it was reliable.

  3. markmagnus

    I thought Disney just ran a preorder. Finished early September.

  4. lvthunder

    Why would someone need to preorder?

  5. BeckoningEagle

    For some reason pushing any of the 2 subscription buttons sends me back to the sign-up screen.

  6. IanYates82

    Hope it has chromecast support and an xbox app