With its own range of films and shows, Disney+ has long been able to keep up with streaming competitors such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. The provider no longer only relies on nostalgic programs from the past, but now inspires with various in-house productions.
Marvel, Star Wars or the Kardashians – Disney+ has some enticing content on offer. So that the demand increases even more and attracts more customers, the streaming provider now wants to lower the price – but the tempting offer of an advertising-financed subscription brings with it two restrictions in the range of applications.
Disney +: “Basic” customers have to do without this
The increasing costs are likely to raise the question for many film fans as to how far a streaming subscription can currently be financed. The proud price of regular 8.99 euros per month should also make new customers think.
With a new subscription model, Disney + offers an affordable solution. So far, this is only about the American market, but it should only be a matter of time before the model is also used in Germany. A basic model for eight US dollars a month and 11 US dollars for a premium package is under discussion. If you pay less, you watch advertising – and have to do without two applications, as has now become known.
Disney+ restrictions are reminiscent of Netflix
As “Mobiflip” reports, basic customers should no longer have access to GroupWatch and SharePlay on Disney+. This means that group viewing for basic users falls into the water. Particularly bitter for Apple users: the function of watching a film together via Facetime is no longer possible. So far, however, there are no known restrictions on the range of films and series.
It is unclear whether this is the final offer. However, a look at the competition shows that it is not at all unlikely that Disney+ will implement further restrictions. The “Basic” subscription from Netflix, which is available for just under five euros, brings not only advertising but also a lower resolution, no download options and a limited selection of titles.