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Disney+ gets new multi-year plan option, but only for a limited time

Disney+ gets new multi-year plan option, but only for a limited time

Disney is gearing up for a major streaming service launch next month. When it arrives, the company's new Disney+ service will cost $6.99/month, a rate equivalent to Hulu's ad-supported plan and lower than many competing services like Netflix. The company has also detailed discount and bundle options, something that was just expanded with another ultra-cheap plan that users will need to pay upfront.

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Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

Boba Fett Funko Futura 2000 gear released before Mandalorian

It's right about time when the most mysterious - or once-most-mysterious Star Wars character gets licensed to all ends of the earth. Now that The Mandalorian is coming to the Disney+ streaming service as the first official live action Star Wars television show, that is. It's largely because of the never-ceasing popularity of Boba Fett that The Mandalorian exists in the first place, really.

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Official 3D-scanned Mandalorian replica helmets will cost $650

Official 3D-scanned Mandalorian replica helmets will cost $650

Today the folks at Anovos announced that they've begun production on a officially licensed life-sized replica helmet from "Star Wars The Mandalorian". This is the same helmet that the main character wears in the first live-action Star Wars show, the show that'll debut on the first Disney streaming service, Disney+ (Disney Plus, if you like). Before the show is even shown, the folks at Anovos are making a $650 helmet for the super fans.

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Star Wars Triple Force Friday: Caution for collectors

Star Wars Triple Force Friday: Caution for collectors

For the past several years, Lucasfilm and Disney have made it their mission to make "Force Friday" a shopping holiday. To make the absolute most of the first Friday in which certain Star Wars toys were made available, they initiated a sort of tradition. Since just before the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we've been experiencing this day they call Force Friday.

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Disney+ may not support Fire TV when it launches next month

Disney+ may not support Fire TV when it launches next month

Last month, Disney announced the list of devices that will support its Disney+ streaming service when it launches next month. As we noted at the time, Amazon's Fire TV was notably absent from the list, which covers just about every other major platform on the market, including everything from mobile and desktop to Chromecast and gaming consoles. According to a new leak, the absence may hint at a dispute taking place behind closed doors.

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Disney’s latest deal will keep ESPN on Sony’s PlayStation Vue service

Disney’s latest deal will keep ESPN on Sony’s PlayStation Vue service

Disney has expanded upon its previous deal with Sony, ensuring its ESPN networks, as well as National Geographic and more, will remain available on the OTT television service PlayStation Vue. Sports fans can expect continued access to a number of networks, including SEC Network, ESPN, ESPN College Extra, ACC Network, and much more. Disney refers to this as a 'comprehensive distribution agreement.'

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Disney+ pre-orders begin with enticing but unusual offers

Disney+ pre-orders begin with enticing but unusual offers

At long last, Disney has not only confirmed the existing of its own streaming service but is also ready to put into full gear. Pieces are falling into places, including the resignation of Disney CEO Bob Iger from Apple's board in lieu of that. For those really, really excited about Disney+, they can now "pre-order" the service to get dibs ahead of everyone else. If, however, you were expecting some freebies to go with that, you might be sorely disappointed.

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Disney Bedtime Hotline returns with iconic voices: Here’s how to call

Disney Bedtime Hotline returns with iconic voices: Here’s how to call

Disney has brought back its Bedtime Hotline for a limited time, adding new iconic voices to the service: Yoda and Spider-man. The company first introduced the hotline last year with the arrival of its Sleep Shop line of bedtime clothing, offering the hotline as a nice little hook to help parents get their kids into bed (and maybe into a pair of Disney pajamas).

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Disney+ on Android launches early for the Netherlands

Disney+ on Android launches early for the Netherlands

At long last, Disney finally announced its long-rumored video streaming service to rival Netflix and other VOD businesses last month. It's still quite a while before it formally launches to initial markets, which leaves plenty of time for more tidbits to fall from the rumor grapevine. Pretty soon, however, we can get first-hand information as the app has reportedly launched in the Netherlands where lucky testers can try out the service for free at least for two months.

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Is Disney+ worth it? Things to consider before subscribing

Is Disney+ worth it? Things to consider before subscribing

Netflix, HBO and Amazon Prime are all bracing themselves for an incoming storm. That storm is Disney Plus, an upcoming streaming that’s sure to shake the market. Launching 12 Nov in the U.S., Disney’s take on Netflix launches with a massive catalogue of films and channels, at a competitive price that’s sure to tempt you into cancelling your other accounts.

Unfortunately, Disney+ arrives as an unwelcome latecomer into a market that’s well saturated. We already have subscriptions to HBO, Netflix and Prime – do we really need Disney+ gate-crashing into the mix?

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Coca-Cola Star Wars: Galaxy Edge’s “detonator” bottles banned by TSA

Coca-Cola Star Wars: Galaxy Edge’s “detonator” bottles banned by TSA

It's not out of place for brands to try to ride on some hype to advertise their products and, of course, get some extra sales. Sometimes, those marketing attempts are genius and sometimes you can't help but go "WTF!". Coca-Cola's and Disney's latest Star Wars collaboration stands somewhere near the latter. The two have made a very convincing replica of a Star Wars prop available from the newly opened "Galaxy's Edge" theme parks. The soda bottles are, in fact, so convincing that the TSA is banning them on all flights, be it checked-in or carry-on luggage.

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16-bit Aladdin, The Lion King games on the way to modern platforms [Update]

16-bit Aladdin, The Lion King games on the way to modern platforms [Update]

Last night, a very interesting rumor started making the rounds, claiming that Disney had plans to re-release video games based on Aladdin and The Lion King from the 16-bit era. It didn't take long for that rumor to be confirmed, with Nighthawk Interactive revealing today that it's acting as publisher on Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King.

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