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Disney+ confirms launch dates & pricing for 42 new countries, 11 new territories

Disney+ on iPhone 11 Pro
Disney+ on iPhone 11 Pro (Image credit: Christine Romero-Chan / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Disney+ has announced that 42 new countries and 11 new territories will come online over the next few months.
  • Local pricing and exact launch dates have been shared for the first time.
  • South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, and more will be able to watch Disney+ content soon.

Disney+ has announced that the streaming service will launch in 42 new countries and 11 different territories later this year — with pricing and go-live dates also now confirmed.

The Disney+ streaming service will begin its expansion on May 18 when it arrives in South Africa with pricing of R119 per month and R1190 per year. The last to come online will be Israel which will get access to Disney+ on June 16 for ₪39.90 per month and ₪399 per year.

IN an announcement today, Disney+ was quick to point out just how much content people will be able to take in, including popular shows like The Mandalorian and movies like Encanto.

Subscribers will have access to Star Wars' "The Book of Boba Fett" and "The Mandalorian" from executive producer and writer Jon Favreau. In addition, the Marvel Studios' series "Moon Knight" starring Oscar Isaac as Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life and Academy Award®-nominated "Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings" starring Simu Liu and Awkwafina.Subscribers will also be able to enjoy Disney and Pixar's Academy Award®-nominated "Luca" and from Walt Disney Animation Studios' Academy Award®-winning "Encanto" which tells the tale of an extraordinary family the Madrigals and Academy Award®-winning "Cruella" starring Emma Stone as the legendary "Cruella de Vil".

The full rundown of countries getting access to Disney+ can be found in the announcement post as well as launch dates and pricing in local currencies. 11 new territories including Faroe Islands, French Polynesia, and more will also be able to watch the streamer from June 14.

Disney+ is a great way to watch content and more people than ever will be able to enjoy some of the best shows and movies around.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.