Disney+ to launch in November, priced at $6.99 monthly

Toy Story 4 will be the first Pixar movie that streams on Disney Plus.                  Disney

Disney revealed details about the service at an investor event on Thursday (Friday NZ time) in Burbank, California. Pricing will be $6.99 a month with an annual plan costing $69.99.

Executives said they see opportunities to take its ESPN+ sport streaming video service to Latin America and are looking into worldwide expansion of its Hulu streaming video business, which offers movies and shows targeted to adults. Naturally, the service will also be supported on numerous other devices such as computers, smartphones, streaming media players/devices, and many others.

Content created exclusively for the service will also be available.

Would you like to see Disney's streaming service released on the Nintendo Switch?

The Disney Plus streaming service is officially announced as the price, release date and shows and movies have been confirmed which includes Marvel and Star Wars.

Disney Plus is preparing an insanely exciting slate of content day one for fans.

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The digital push is Disney's response to cord-cutting, the dropping of cable service that has hit its ESPN sports network and other channels, and the rise of Netflix Inc. Several shows from a galaxy far, far away are already in the works, most notably the eight-episode series The Mandalorian, Star Wars' first live-action TV show.

After it's release, "Avengers: Endgame" will also be made available on the service, as well as Black Panther, Thor Ragnarok, and Ant Man and The Wasp.

Elsewhere in the Star Wars universe, Disney+ is launching a series in 2021 about Diego Luna's Rogue One character, Cassian Andor, with Alan Tudyk reprising his role as the voice of the droid K2-SO.

They aren't the only superheroes getting their own shows: Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan will team up in a new series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.

The best news about this announcement for Nintendo fans is the company's intentions to eventually bring the application to the Switch.

More than 250 hours of National Geographic documentaries and series will be on Disney Plus on day one, including award-winning films like "Free Solo" and "Jane" and series "Brain Games" and "One Strange Rock". All 30 seasons of the long-running animated show will be available to stream, as soon as the service launches. In year one, audiences will also have access to family-friendly Fox titles like "The Sound of Music", "The Princess Bride", and "Malcolm in the Middle".

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