It’s very good news for those who can not afford to purchase subscriptions to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+. Disney will launch an add-on version in December in the USA. They plan to increase subscriptions to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.
Disney+ and Hulu officially announced this news. From the update of Desney+, the subscription charges will increase from December 8, 2022, in the USA. Disney+ with ads will cost around $7 to $8 a month, which is the same price that Disney+ currently charges. Also, there is another version called the premium ad-free version. The ad-free version of Disney+ will cost around $9 to $10 a month, or $109.99 for a year.
As a result, the monthly fee will be increased by $3, or $30 if you choose a yearly plan, beginning December 8 in the United States.
Hulu will also raise its subscription plan. But here we can see that both ad-supported and ad-free subscriptions will increase from October 10, 2022 in the USA. The current subscription plan of Hulu with ad support, which costs $6.99 for a month and $69.99 for a year, will increase to $7.9 for a month and $79.99 for a year.
As a result, the monthly ad support is raised from $6.9 to $7.9. The price for a yearly pack was raised from $69.99 to $79.99.
Also, there is another subscription plan for Hulu, which is “ad-free.” The current cost of an ad-free tyre is $12.99 per month, and it will be raised to $14.99 per month. But here, there is no yearly subscription model.
As a result, the subscription plan has been raised by $2 on Hulu. The current cost is $12.99 for a month and it will be bumped to $14.99.
Also, ESPN+ officially announced that ESPN+ will increase its subscription price. The current monthly subscription fee of $6.99 will be increased to $9.99 for the monthly subscription model. The current price of a yearly subscription pack will cost around $69.99; it will be raised to $99.99. The cost-cutting measures will take effect in the United States on August 23, 2022.
The charges are increasing because in the past year they gained many customers who joined streaming platforms for entertainment. They are addicted to these platforms. We can not blame the company because they are raising subscription costs. They are implementing their market strategies to grow their business.
Also, the streaming platform helps those who need entertainment at a lower cost. The subscription luncheon If you purchase an ad subscription, you can save some money. The only problem is that the ads will disturb you when you are watching any movie or any series.
Make sure that when you’re buying the subscription, if you add some additional bundles, they will cost separately.
Disney offers a $79 monthly bundle to their existing customers with ad-free Disney+ and ad-supported Hulu, along with ESPN+.
Existing subscribers will be eligible for a bundle combining ad-free Disney+, ad-supported Hulu, and ESPN+ for a monthly charge of $14.99. The company will continue to offer a bundle of ad-free Disney+, ad-free Hulu, and ESPN+ for $19.99 a month.
The price hikes are because Disney+ topped with its latest streaming subscribers number. The subscribers of Disney+ are more than NFLX and Netflix. Disney+ is raised +6.16% of new subscribers from last year. This is a great success for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+. Disney announced that they brought 14.4 million new subscribers to the streaming platform. From these updates of new customers, this price hike is implemented.