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The great Disney Plus Guide: All the important information about the new streaming service

When does Disney Plus (subscribe to the streaming service here) start in Germany? What does the offer look like? On which devices can you receive and stream the content? We answer these and all other questions in our great guide to the new streaming service.

What is Disney Plus?

Disney Plus is the streaming service of the well-known US media company of the same name. Viewers get a wide range of films and series. You can find the works of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic - all on one platform.

When will Disney Plus be available in Germany?

In the USA, the streaming service started successfully in November 2019. The German fans had to be patient so far. But now the official start date has been set: From March 24, 2020 it will also start in this country.

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What is the offer at Disney Plus?

Disney has announced that a total of over 500 films, 350 series and 25 originals will be available at launch. But what exactly can we expect? We take a closer look at the highlights. We divide our list into the five main brands of the group.

Animated Disney classics

The US media group has been producing films since the 1930s. Since then, new works have appeared year after year. A small selection of the most popular films soon to be shown on Disney Plus:

  • 101 Dalmatians
  • Aladdin (1992 and 2019)
  • Arielle the mermaid
  • Bambi
  • The Lion King (1994 and 2019)
  • Pinocchio
  • Robin Hood
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Feature films

In addition to animated films, Disney also produces numerous feature films that have enjoyed great success in the cinemas. A small selection of the films that are available within the new streaming service:

  • Mary Poppins
  • Sister Act - A heavenly career
  • The three musketeers
  • A twin rarely comes alone
  • pirates of the Caribbean
  • High School Musical 1-3

Pixar

In addition to the animated and real-person films from Disney, the films from Pixar also have loyal fans in almost every generation. Here is a selection of the Pixar films:

  • Toy Story 1-3
  • Find Nemo
  • Cars
  • Ratatouille
  • Wall-E
  • Find Dory
  • the monster Inc

Marvel

Do you love the stories of the Marvel heroes and do you like to immerse yourself in the world of "Iron Man" and Co.? Then you should enjoy the selection of comic heroes that await us soon on Smart TV.

  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Doctor Strange
  • The Return of the First Avenger
  • Thor
  • Wolverine: The way of the warrior
  • X-Men

Starwars

It's no secret that the Star Wars films are now part of the Disney empire. Accordingly, we will be able to stream them soon. Who doesn't feel like doing a Star Wars marathon?

  • war of stars
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi Knights
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

National Geographic

If you've always been fascinated by documentaries and reports, Disney Plus is the place for you. Because here you will find all the content of National Geographic from March 24, 2020.

  • Kingdom of the Blue Whale
  • Atlantis Rising
  • Mars: Inside SpaceX
  • Apollo: Missions to the Moon
  • Kingdom of the White Wolf
  • Science Fair

We have an overview of all the films and series for the start of Germany here for you.

Disney Plus Originals: This is exclusive to you

In addition to the well-known films and series, there are also some Disney Plus Originals. These are new, previously unknown productions that can be seen exclusively on the streaming service.

At the beginning of 2019 it was announced that the costs for the Originals would already be over 500 million US dollars in the first year. The productions should therefore be top-class. A selection of what subscribers can expect:

  • Star Wars: The Mandalorian
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • The final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • High School Musical: The Musical - the Series
  • Marvel Hero Project

There is a very special highlight for Star Wars fans: two days before Disney Plus starts in Germany - on March 22, 2020 - the first episode of “The Mandalorian” will be shown on Free TV on Prosieben at 8:15 pm.

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User numbers: Disney Plus is that popular already

As mentioned earlier, Disney Plus has been available in the US since November 2019. More than ten million customers registered on the first day. Since then, the number of customers has risen steadily.

According to the latest figures, there are now more than 28 million users registered. How Disney Plus will be received by German users could remain Disney's secret. Because without a specific reason, the company will probably not publish any figures for the time being.

What devices can I stream Disney Plus on?

As soon as Disney Plus is launched, it will be possible to stream the films and series on all essential devices. For example, the developers have built their own apps for all Apple devices - iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple TV.

There will also be apps for Android devices and Android televisions that support the streaming service. It can also be received with the Amazon Fire TV Stick, Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Smart TVs from Samsung, Sony and LG.

If you want to know exactly which devices are compatible, you can check our overview.

How many devices can I stream Disney Plus on?

With Disney Plus it will be possible to stream on up to four devices at the same time. This is particularly family-friendly. This means that there is no longer an argument as to whether a fairy tale or the latest Marvel film is on the TV.

Can I share passwords with Disney Plus?

With the conclusion of a subscription, up to seven different profiles can be created. At Disney Plus, it seems at first glance to be possible for several people to share a profile and password independently of one another.

Disney Plus has officially announced that a technology has been developed that analyzes user behavior. That means: Theoretically, there can be consequences.

Can I use Disney Plus before March 24, 2020?

If you don't want to wait until the start of Germany on March 24, 2020, you can use Disney Plus beforehand. A VPN connection is required for this. For example, if you select the USA as your location, you can use Disney Plus before March 24, 2020.

You can use VPN services such as Nord VPN, for example, which currently have a big discount.

Notice period and costs: What does Disney Plus cost?

The monthly fee is 6.99 euros. A termination is therefore possible at any time. If you take out the subscription directly for one year, you get two months for free and pay 69.99 euros for one year. Accordingly, you are committed to the service for one year and can only cancel after the term has expired.

But be careful, you can also get a free trial week of Disney Plus easily and without obligation and have immediate access to all films, series and Disney Originals! Here you come to the offer.

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