Disney announced Thursday that its video streaming service would launch in the USA in November, spotlighting its blockbuster-making studios as it takes on powerhouse Netflix.
The new entrants, with more expected, could launch a formidable challenge to Netflix, which has about 140 million paid subscribers in 190 markets, and to other services such as Amazon Prime.
Tuna Amobi of CFRA Research said Disney+ will launch with "an unparalleled array of branded TV/film content" and as a result "could be a potential game-changer in a rapidly evolving streaming landscape". "Over the next 12 months, we expect a large quantity of existing Netflix content to migrate away from the service. These will be both new and continuing stories, and one of the things we're most excited about is that these will be major storylines set in the MCU with ramifications that will be felt both through the other Disney+ series we're producing and are features on the big screen".
Martin said that in polling, United States customers say they plan to use only two or three streaming services and that as a result, any growth in Disney+ will significantly weaken Netflix.
Infinity War killed all of the characters that are all getting new shows on Disney+.
For $6.99, subscribers will get access to a wide variety of content. That includes the "Star Wars" and Marvel superhero franchises and ABC television content.
"We wonder how the company will explain what is and is not available on Disney+ both domestically and overseas", Greenfield said in a research note. Its animated classics, including "Aladdin" and "The Jungle Book" will be available on the service when it launches.
It'll be available in the United States on November 12, 2019 and it's expected to drop in Canada shortly after.
Disney+ will be packed with blockbuster movies and TV shows from the Disney library, including its recently acquired assets from 21st Century Fox. "Will consumers understand that a new Marvel movie is available in theatres, but not on Disney+ for eight months?"
The fan frenzy surrounding the freshly released teaser for Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker serves as a timely reminder of Disney's omnipotence at the box office. However, some of these films will still be available on Netflix through 2020.
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