Disney+ guide for new subscribers

Classic Disney movies, new shows, revivals: Here's everything you need to know about Disney+ before subscribing!

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Grab those mouse ears and sparkling crowns! 

Much to the delight of princes, princesses and Mouseketeers, Disney+ brings the magic straight to viewers' homes (and it's free for a year with Verizon). The new streaming service features a wide variety of family movies and TV shows, as well as plenty of new and original content. (We know you love Baby Yoda as much as we do.)

Subscribers will find a lot to love, whether they’re interested in super-hero stories, animal documentaries, hysterical family comedy movies or even The Simpsons. (No, we’re not kidding: Variety is the name of the game, folks!)

Before you set up your account, take a gander at the 50 greatest Disney movies of all time and prepare your watchlist accordingly. 

For more on Disney+, visit disneyplus.com

What is Disney+? 

Disney+ is an new streaming service. The highly-anticipated offering includes original films and series (such as the live-action remake of Lady and the Tramp and High School Musical: The Series), your favorite Disney films (including Moana, Frozen and Up, to name only a few) and content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, as well as 30 seasons of The Simpsons, according to the Disney+ site. Subscribers will have access to unlimited downloads. 

When is Disney+ available? 

Disney+ has been available since Nov 12, 2019. 

How much does Disney+ cost? 

Disney+ is available for $6.99/month or $69.99/year. 

How can I access Disney+? 

Viewers are able to access Disney+ on smart TVs, gaming consoles, phones, tablets and laptops. 

Are there bundling options for Disney+? 

Disney is planning to offer a $12.99/month bundle package of its three streaming services: Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, according to The Verge

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