Disney+ Launches In Australia, New Zealand & Puerto Rico

On Tuesday 19th, Disney released its new streaming platform, Disney+ in Australia, New Zealand and Puerto Rico.   Only last week, Disney revealed there a last minute delay for Puerto Rico’s Disney+ release by a week.

Disney+ will offer fans of all ages a new way to experience the unparalleled content from the company’s iconic entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars National Geographic, and more, and will be available on nearly all major mobile and connected TV devices at launch.

Disney+ has launched in Australia and New Zealand on November 19th, and is priced at $8.99AUD per month (or $89.99 per year) and $9.99NZD per month (or $99.99 per year).

Disney+ offers subscribers high-quality and commercial-free viewing, up to four concurrent streams, unlimited downloads on up to ten devices, personalized recommendations, and the ability to set up to seven different profiles. Additionally, parents have the ability to set Kids Profiles that create an easy -to-navigate interface to access age-appropriate content.

Consumers can subscribe to Disney+ directly at DisneyPlus.com or via in-app purchase from the following partner platforms and devices (dependent on country):

  • Amazon (Fire TV Devices, Fire TV Edition Smart TVs, and Fire Tablets)
  • Apple (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV, and fully integrated with the Apple TV app; customers can subscribe to Disney+ via in-app purchase)
  • Google (Android phones, Android TV devices, Google Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices)
  • LG Smart TVs with webOS
  • Microsoft (Xbox One)
  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • Sony / Sony Interactive Entertainment (all Android based Sony TVs and PlayStation®4)
  • Roku (Roku® streaming players and Roku TV™ models)

Disney+ offers a wide range of Original programming including “The Mandalorian,” the epic first-ever live-action Star Wars series; “Lady and the Tramp,” a live-action re-telling of the 1955 animated classic; “Noelle,” an original holiday comedy film starring Anna Kendrick, “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” the all-new scripted series set at the real-life East High featured in the blockbuster film franchise; “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” docu-series from National Geographic; “Marvel’s Hero Project,” which celebrates extraordinary kids making a difference in their communities; “Encore!,” executive produced by the multi-talented Kristen Bell; “The Imagineering Story” 6-part documentary from Emmy and Academy Award-nominated director Leslie Iwerks; short-form series “Pixar IRL” and “Disney Family Sundays;” and animated short film collections “SparkShorts” and “Forky Asks A Question” from Pixar Animation Studios.

In addition to a huge back catalog of content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney.

 

Are you going to be subscribing to Disney+?





Roger Palmer

Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom. Email: Roger@WhatsOnDisneyPlus.com Twitter: Twitter.com/RogPalmerUK Facebook: Facebook.com/rogpalmeruk

8 comments

  • Richard Berrios

    it’s 4 AM Puerto Rico time and it’s gonna take a while, apparently.

  • Ashlyn

    Not available in the US virgin islands yet, but my friend who also lives here is able to use it somehow? Why does everyone ignore the virgin islands 🙁

    • Michael Funk

      I think we’ll have to buy a Roku to be able to watch it in the VI. I just love it when they say “it’s not available in your country”. SMFH!!

      • Kali

        I have a Roku and live in the USVI, and it still says not available in your country. I chatted with them today and they said it will “eventually” be available, but they don’t have a set time frame. BLAH!

  • Robert

    Does anyone know when Disney plus will come to the USVI? I called the Disney plus costumer service and was on hold for 1 1/2 hours before the guy on the phone said “I don’t know”. “Is that really part of the US?” He then said he could not find any information about the Virgin Islands. So has anyone here heard anything?

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