Disney+ is finally here.
You can now start watching Disney+, seven months after the streaming service was first announced. It's available in the U.S., Canada, and the Netherlands, and will launch in Australia, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico on November 19th. From there, Disney+ will expand to Western Europe, including the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and several other countries on March 31st, 2020.
As for how you can watch Disney+, it's available on a variety of devices. Those include iPhone, iPad, and Android as well as Apple TV, Android TV, and Chromecast. You can watch it on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, too, as well as on Roku devices, Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets, Samsung and LG smart TVs, and your desktop web browser.
Unfortunately, it seems that Disney+'s day one isn't going totally smoothly. Many people have taken to Twitter to complain of connection issues, saying that they're getting an error message that reads, "There seems to be an issue connecting to the Disney+ service. Please try again later if the issue persists." There are reports of issues on Downdetector as well.
Disney has said that it's aware of the issues some users are having and that it hopes to have things running smoothly soon. "The consumer demand for Disney+ has exceeded our high expectations," the company explained in a statement. "We are working to quickly resolve the current user issue. We appreciate your patience."
As a reminder, Disney+ is available for $6.99 per month or $69.99 per year. There's also a bundle available that includes Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for $12.99 per month.
Disney+ include movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. This includes Disney films like The Lion King and The Little Mermaid, Marvel titles like Avengers: Endgame and Guardians of the Galaxy, thousands of episodes of Disney TV shows, Pixar films like Wall-E and Toy Story, and 30 seasons of The Simpsons. Disney also touts that its service includes the first seven Star Wars films available in 4K Ultra HD for the first time.
Subscribers to Disney+ get up to four concurrent streams, personalized recommendations, and support for up to seven profiles, including the ability to create kids profiles with an easy-to-use interface and age-appropriate content. Disney+ also supports unlimited downloads for offline viewing on up to 10 devices.
So now that it's live, have you tried Disney+?