The Disney Death Star has entered the streaming wars: the entertainment goliath has unveiled details of its Netflix-rivalling Disney+ service at a presentation in Hollywood.
Star Wars and Marvel spin-offs will be part of the heavy artillery when the platform debuts in the United States on November 12, with an international roll-out to follow.
But the real shot fired is in its competitive pricing. A US subscription will cost $6.99 per month at launch – undercutting the $8.99 minimum Netflix charges American subscribers.
Disney also indicated it may expand its more adult-oriented Hulu service beyond America – another infinity gauntlet thrown down to Netflix and Apple, which is also debuting...
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