With the official Disney Plus launch date being set for November 12 for some time now, it came as a bit of a surprise that a free version of the Disney Plus app has gone live a good two months in advance of this.
You’ll need to be in the Netherlands to access it, but first impressions from the Disney Plus service seem to show a well-designed and curated library – even if it lacks the volume of competitor Netflix. It has currently only gone live on the Android app through the Google Play store – rather than on iOS – though you can also access it through browsers.
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A writer for The Verge found some interesting tidbits when they accessed the free pilot, finding a total of 18 Marvel titles – including the Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Thor films – despite previous accounts suggesting there’d only be a small handful at launch. Licensing agreements, however, will no doubt differ between territories.
As expected, there’s also a treasure trove of classic Disney titles, with …read more