Disney+ continues its global rollout today, with the streaming service launching in the Phillippines, offering a huge selection of movies and TV shows from Disney’s iconic brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic and Star.
Disney+ is available on a wide selection of mobile and televisions subject to users’ chosen subscription plans, including smartphones and tablets (Android or iOS), smart TVs such as Samsung and LG and connected TV devices, including Google TV and other Android TV OS, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD and Chromecast.
There will be two tiers available, Mobile and Premium:
A Mobile Plan for P159 ($3) monthly or P1,150 ($20) annually
A Premium Plan for P369 ($6) monthly or P2,950 ($50) annually
The premium plan offers high-quality viewing in 4K, with up to four concurrent streams and the ability to create up to seven different user profiles per account. While the Mobile Plan will be a little more limited, with just one concurrent stream at once, and it will only be available in HD (720p).
Jay Trinidad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Direct-to-Consumer, The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific said in a statement:
“As Disney+ continues to expand globally, we are excited that from today, consumers in the Philippines can access Disney+ and start enjoying our extensive collection of general entertainment content. I am proud that through Disney+, we are able to bring joy and happiness to more fans, families and friends in my home country of the Philippines who can now connect with their favourite characters and enjoy some of the world’s best stories.”
There’s lots of great content heading to Disney+ after the launch, including:
Nov 17: Limitless with Chris Hemsworth – Global movie star Chris Hemsworth (Extraction, Thor, The Avengers) explores the revolutionary idea that we could combat aging and discover the full potential of the human body in this National Geographic Original series.
Nov 18: Mickey: The Story of a Mouse – A fascinating Disney documentary about one of the world’s most beloved icons who today is recognized as a symbol of joy and innocence in virtually every corner of the globe.
Nov 18: Disenchanted – An all-new live-action musical comedy and sequel to Disney’s box office hit Enchanted about a lovable maiden from the fairy tale world of Andalasia who finally found her Prince Charming in the kingdom of New York City.
Nov 21: Elton John Live: Farewell from Dodger Stadium – In a special once-in-a-lifetime live event, fans from around the world will feel like they have a front-row seat to witness the magic of the Rocket Man in Elton John’s final North American show in Los Angeles.
Nov 25: The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special – In this Marvel Studios’ Special Presentation, the Guardians head to Earth in search of the perfect present to make Christmas unforgettable for Peter Jason Quill, a celestial-human hybrid.
Nov 30: Willow – An all-new sequel series to George Lucas’s 1988 fantasy adventure in which the Nelwyn sorcerer returns, years after rescuing the infant empress Elora Danan, to lead a group of misfit heroes on a harrowing rescue mission through a world beyond imagination.
Dec 7: Connect – A Star Original coming exclusively to Disney+ about a man kidnapped by a gang of organ harvesters who wakes up following the procedure to discover his eye missing and that he has the vision of an infamous serial killer.
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.