How much does it cost to subscribe to Star+, Disney’s new streaming service?

Announced on Disney Investor Day 2020, Star+ is coming to Brazil with the proposal to be a separate streaming service from Disney+. Focusing on more adult programming, the platform will host exclusive premieres of general entertainment TV series and movies from the company’s content studios, including Disney Television Studios, FX, 20th Century Studios, STAR Original Productions, National Geographic Original Productions and sports programming. ESPN channels.

Titles like Logan and dead Pool will appear among the options on the wonder. Between series, the catalog should include hits such as Grey’s Anatomy, lost, File X, 24 hours, blackish, Sons of Anarchy, Criminal minds, Private practice, Scandal and many other titles whose studios range from ABC Signature and Twentieth Television (both Disney Television Studios), FX Productions, 20th Century Studios and Searchlight Pictures. The Hulu original series is also to be part of the Star+ offering, including Love, Victor, big sky and solar opposites.

If you plan to subscribe to Star+, whether you subscribe to Disney+ or not, Canaltech has prepared a comprehensive guide with everything you need to know about all the new streaming service’s plans, payment methods, and other questions that may arise. There are several alternatives to better meet consumer demands, although the end product is the same for all plans: live sporting events with maximum quality, ability to watch up to 4 simultaneous screens, titles in 4K UHD and HDR , up to 10 devices and parental controls allowing you to restrict the content available on each profile.

Star+: Plans and prices available

Monthly and annual Star+

Starting with the simplest, disney reserves a plan for users who only wish to subscribe to Star+ for a monthly subscription. According to the platform, users can subscribe to streaming for BRL 32.90 per month, gaining access to ESPN series, movies and sporting events.

For those who want to subscribe to Star+ in the annual plan, the value is R$329.90 in cash, with the subscriber getting a two-month discount from the monthly subscription. The amount is debited from the registered credit card.

Three alternatives are available to consumers to subscribe to Star+ (Screenshot: Durval Ramos / Canaltech)

COMBINED+

Since Star+ is coming to Brazil as a streaming service outside of Disney+, the company has also thought about the possibility that audiences will want to subscribe to both products. For these cases, the so-called COMBO+ will be available, which consists of the unified purchase of Disney+ and Star+ for a single price of BRL 45.90 per month. For those considering subscribing to both platforms, this combo is the best option, offering a saving of BRL 14.90 compared to separate subscriptions for the two services. There is no free trial for this plan.

However, there is still no information if the COMBO+ will have an annual price with the possibility of an even greater discount in value. Until then, the only offer offered by the company is to subscribe to the package for the monthly fee. It should be noted that anyone already subscribed to Disney+ and who decides to migrate to COMBO+ can use the same access identifier. As the platform’s official page explains, you can use the same streaming credentials to access the Star+ catalog if you choose this joint subscription model.

Star+: payment methods

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Apparently, Star+ payment methods are the same as Disney+, offering three different options to better meet consumer demands. For payments by bank account, Star+ offers both the monthly and annual subscription as well as the COMBO+ the possibility of making the purchase with a credit or debit card. For those who wish to use more digital means, there is the alternative of registering using a PayPal account.

Star+: available platforms

Star+ can be watched on TV via Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, and LG TVs. On your computer, you can access streaming using Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows.

Star+ is also compatible with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S video games. If the user chooses to watch content on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, streaming is compatible with Amazon Fire tablets, Android cell phones and tablets, iPhone and iPad.

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