It was announced by Walt Disney’s Chief Financial Officer Christine M. McCarthy during the Investor Day event that Disney+ will be getting a price rise.
In March 2021, Disney+ in the United States will be increasing by $1 a month, to $7.99 a month.
With Disney+ introducing a sixth pillar of “Star”, which will add more mature content from brands such as FX, ABC and 20th Century Studio across Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. There will also be a price rise because Star will also be included in these countries.
Pricing for Disney+ as of February 23, 2021:
• Canada: $11.99/month or $119.99/annual
• Australia: $11.99/month or $119.99/annual
• New Zealand: $12.99/month or $129.99/annual
• UK: £7.99/month or £79.90/annual
• Euro: 8.99/month or 89.90/annual
• Norway: 89.00kr/month or 890.00kr/annual
• Denmark: 79.00kr/month or 790.00kr/annual
• Sweden: 89.00 kr/month or 890.00 kr/annual
• Switzerland: CHF12.90/month or CHF129.00/annual
• Singapore: $11.98/month or $119.98/annual
These price rises are being made because Disney is spending much more on content for the streaming service.
What do you think of these price rises?