Disney+ gets UK launch date

Fans will be able to enjoy new originals and a huge vault of Disney classics from March 31st 2020. 

Disney has finally announced a UK release date for their upcoming streaming service Disney+.

A post made to the company’s official Twitter account revealed that the platform will become available to UK viewers on 31st March 2020. 

That’s almost five months after its due to debut in the US, The Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand on 12th November 2019. 

Specifics have yet to be confirmed but Disney stated in a later tweet that there will be a few different price plans. 

This March release date also applies to France, Spain. Germany and Italy. Several others like Brazil, Japan and Argentina are still waiting to receive one. 

The content on Disney+ will be a mix of original series, classic Disney films and newer major film franchises like Marvel and Star Wars. 

Perhaps its biggest original series at launch will be Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian starring Pedro Pascal as a lone bounty hunter on the outer reaches of the Star Wars galaxy. 

Coming later are three big-budget Marvel TV series, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision and Loki, which will tie directly into the continuity of the MCU.

The Disney+ app will be available to download for free on a variety of devices including iPhones, iPads, games consoles and smart TVs.

Source: TechRadar

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