Disney announced yesterday that its Disney Plus streaming service has surpassed 100 million paid subscribers. Disney CEO Bob Chapek made the announcement last night.
Disney Passes 100 Million Subscribers
According to the statement from Disney:
“The enormous success of Disney+ —which has now surpassed 100 million subscribers—has inspired us to be even more ambitious, and to significantly increase our investment in the development of high-quality content,” Mr. Chapek said. “In fact, we set a target of 100+ new titles per year, and this includes Disney Animation, Disney Live Action, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. Our direct-to-consumer business is the Company’s top priority, and our robust pipeline of content will continue to fuel its growth.”
Watch The Entire MCU
Disney is positioning itself as the place to watch the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). With new original “Phase 4” shows airing this year. You’ll be able to view new MCU content all the time. At the time of this writing, WandaVision just wrapped up. It will be followed by the eight-part behind-the-scenes documentary — ASSEMBLED: The Making of WandaVision on March 12th.
A week later you’ll get the premiere of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier on March 19th. Then Black Widow is set to hit theaters on May 7th. Followed by Loki on June 11th exclusively on Disney Plus. More Marvel content is set to hit the service throughout the year as well including “Hawkeye” and “Ms. Marvel” but premiere dates for those shows haven’t been announced.
Too much MCU content to keep track of? You can get a refresher by checking out Marvel Studios Legends which is also on Disney Plus.
Catch All of the Disney Plus Action
Disney Plus is also the spot to catch the entire Star Wars universe. It includes all of the theatrical releases as well as fan-favorite shows like The Mandalorian. With more original Star Wars content on the way such as “The Book of Boba Fett,” “Star Wars: Andor,” “Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi,” and several more set to arrive in the coming months and years.
It’s also the place to catch animated Star Wars shows like “Rebels,” “Clone Wars,” “Resistance,” and more.
And there’s so much more! Disney Plus is the place where you can watch Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, and National Geographic. It also includes select films from 20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Hollywood Pictures, and Touchstone Pictures. And it recently added five seasons of The Muppet Show.
Subscribe to Disney Plus
With so much content and new original series coming all the time, it’s hard to resist grabbing a subscription to Disney Plus.
The service streams in resolutions up to 4K Ultra HD in Dolby Vision and HDR 10. Where available, it also supports Dolby Atmos sound. It is just $7.99/month or $79.99/year. Or, you can get the Disney Plus bundle that includes Hulu (With Ads) and ESPN+ for $13.99/month. Or, you can grab the new bundle that offers Disney Plus, Hulu (No Ads), and ESPN+ for 19.99/month.
Disney Plus is available on virtually all devices and platforms including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android mobile devices, web browsers, and devices like Fire TV and Fire HD. It is also on Chromecast, Chromebook, Samsung and LG smart televisions, Roku devices, PlayStation4, Xbox, and on Windows 10. It’s available wherever streaming services reside.
Don’t forget that if you have been enjoying Disney Plus and want to share it with others you can buy a Disney Plus Digital Gift Card.
Oh, and if you are traveling you can still watch Disney Plus content while traveling abroad.