Disney+ raises its prices in the UK by up to £36/YEAR today - and you'll have to endure adverts if you want to pay less

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Disney+ customers successful Britain will now person to salary up to £36 much a twelvemonth to watch TV shows and movies.

The streaming elephantine introduced a value hike from coming alongside nan motorboat of a new, cheaper action of its work pinch adverts. 

Up until now location had only been a azygous value for Disney+ successful nan UK — a £7.99 per period aliases £79.90 a twelvemonth subscription.

But from coming nan level has brought successful 3 caller tiers: a modular package pinch adverts, which is priced astatine £4.99 per month; modular without ads for £7.99 per month; and a premium action for £10.99 per month.

It intends that UK subscribers who had been enjoying nan 4K HDR acquisition pinch Dolby Atmos sound will now person to salary £3 per period much to support their existing features, representing an effective value hike of up to £36 a year.

Price hike: Disney+ customers successful Britain will now person to salary up to £36 much a twelvemonth to watch TV shows and movies

Changes: Up until coming location had only been a azygous value for Disney+ successful nan UK. But location are now 3 caller tiers: a modular package pinch adverts, which is priced astatine £4.99 per month; modular without ads for £7.99 per month; and a premium action for £10.99 per month

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT DISNEY+ SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS? Standard pinch Ads Standard Premium 
AdsYesNoNo 
Video Quality Up to 1080p Full HD video Up to Full HD 1080p video Up to 4k UHD & HDR video 
Concurrent Streams 2 concurrent streams 2 concurrent streams 4 concurrent streams 
Downloads No Downloads connected up to 10 devices Downloads connected up to 10 devices 
Audio Up to 5.1 audio Up to 5.1 audio Up to Dolby Atmos audio 
Cost Monthly: £4.99 Monthly: £7.99 Annually: £79.90 Monthly: £10.99 Annually: £109.90 

Those who person an yearly subscription would salary £30 much because nan premium yearly action has been priced astatine £109.90.

The ad-supported scheme was first introduced successful nan US successful December past twelvemonth but is now being rolled retired crossed Canada and different parts of Europe arsenic good arsenic nan UK.

It will costs Disney+ customers successful Britain nan aforesaid arsenic nan ad-supported tier launched by Netflix past year.

That isn't nan lawsuit for users successful nan US, wherever nan cheapest action offered by Disney+ is $1 per period little than its rival.

Both are akin successful features, however. 

They watercourse successful 1080p quality, connection 5.1 audio and support 2 concurrent streams, while neither lets you download TV shows aliases films.

You get an mean of 4 minutes of adverts per hr pinch both, but Disney+ has confirmed that its movies will beryllium different to TV shows because they will not beryllium interrupted.

The ad-supported scheme was first introduced successful nan US successful December past twelvemonth but is now being rolled retired crossed Canada and different parts of Europe arsenic good arsenic nan UK

Popular programmes: Disney+ subscribers tin bask TV shows specified arsenic The Kardashians

Reality TV: Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story has besides proved to beryllium a deed connected Disney+

Instead they will look arsenic pre-rolls earlier nan movie starts.

The adjacent large streaming hitter to participate nan ad-based stakes will beryllium Amazon, which has said it will motorboat a caller Prime Video tier early adjacent twelvemonth successful nan US, UK, Canada and Germany.

If you don't want to strengthen adverts erstwhile watching Disney+, however, location are 2 different options.

The first – a 'standard without ads' package – will springiness customers nan expertise to download videos to watch offline connected up to 10 different devices.

The premium option, meanwhile, includes downloads, 4k video, and nan expertise to usage nan relationship connected up to 4 different devices astatine once.

Luke Bradley Jones, wide head of Disney+ EMEA, said: 'Today's motorboat represents a important milestone for Disney+ successful nan UK, offering customers nan elasticity to prime a scheme that suits their needs and budget. 

'All of our customers tin bask a wide scope postulation of award-winning original TV bid and blockbuster movies, including FX's "The Bear," "Elemental," and "Coleen Rooney: The Real Wagatha Story," on pinch instrumentality favourites for illustration Season 2 of Marvel Studios' "Loki" and nan latest bid of "The Simpsons'' and "Grey's Anatomy.' 

In August, Disney announced that it was following successful nan footsteps of rival streaming service Netflix by revealing plans to crackdown connected password sharing.

The institution has been battling to reverse falling profits amid a crisp driblet successful advertizing income and a mediocre showing astatine nan Box Office for respective of its caller films.

CEO Bob Iger said astatine nan clip athat Disney was exploring relationship sharing for streaming and would supply further specifications connected really it plans to curb it later this year.

Things aren't each rosy for Netflix either. 

Just past period nan streaming elephantine announced that it was hiking its prices for millions of customers successful nan UK, pinch immoderate now facing monthly fees of up to £17.99 — an summation of £2 per month.

Its premium, ad-free scheme now costs £17.99/month successful nan UK — a emergence of £2, while the standard subscription will stay astatine £10.99 per month.  

Industry experts person suggested that nan value rises will thief Netflix dress up nan shortfall successful mislaid gross caused by Hollywood's character strike.

The company has been forced to postpone astatine slightest 43 shows and movies because of nan business action.

WHAT ARE THE VIDEO STREAMING OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO UK CUSTOMERS?

Netflix 

Price: £4.99 a period (with ads) OR £10.99/month for Standard OR £17.99/month for Premium

Hit shows: 

  • Bridgerton 
  • Squid Game 

Amazon Prime 

Price: £8.99 per period OR £95 per year

Hit shows: 

  • Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan
  • The Boys  

Apple TV+

Price: £6.99 a month 

Hit shows

  • Ted Lasso 
  • For All Mankind  

Disney+

Price: £4.99 a period (with ads) OR £7.99/month for Standard OR £10.99/month for Premium

Hit shows:

  • The Mandalorian 
  • The Simpsons  

NOW TV

Price: From £6.99 a period (6 month) aliases £9.99 (flexible)

Hit shows: 

  • Game of Thrones 
  • Chernobyl  

hayu 

Price: £4.99 a month

Hit shows: 

  • Keeping up pinch nan Kardashians
  • Made successful Chelsea  

BritBox

Price: £5.99 a period OR £59.99 a year 

Hit shows: 

  • Spitting Image 
  • Midsomer Murders  

Prices correct arsenic of September 2023

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