Disney+ To Raise Its Subscription Price Starting This Friday

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Disney Plus will be raising its monthly subscription price starting this Friday as The Falcon and The Winter Soldier continues on the streaming service.

Among the other streaming services, Disney Plus remains one of the lowest with its monthly price for a subscription. When Disney Plus first launched in November 2019, it cost $7 a month. At Disney’s Investor Day back in December, the house of mouse announced the streaming service’s price would jump to $8.

On March 26, which is this Friday, the price of Disney Plus will officially increase to $8 a month. In addition to the monthly price increase, the Disney Plus bundle that includes Hulu and ESPN Plus will jump to $14 a month or $19 without ads. Annually, the streamer will increase from $70 to $80.

Compared to its competitors, HBO Max is on top with a price tag of $15 a month, followed by Netflix at $14 a month, and Amazon Prime at $13 a month. Meanwhile, Hulu starts at $6 a month with Paramount Plus and Peacock at $5 with ads. Apple TV Plus is also $5 a month, but without ads.

Do you think Disney Plus is still worth it at $8 a month? Sound-off in the comments section below!

Here is the official synopsis for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier:

Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience—in Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.”

Directed by Kari Skogland from scripts written by showrunner Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad, the series stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker / U.S. Agent. Actors Desmond Chiam, Miki Ishikawa, Noah Mills, and Carl Lumbly have also been cast.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier premieres exclusively on Disney Plus every Friday. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars on the streaming service, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Source: Deadline

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.