Well, it seemed like it was only a matter of time. Apple has officially announced their own streaming platform. They announced it at their Apple event yesterday. They will now be joining a ton of streaming platforms which include Netflix, Hulu, NBC, HBO, Disney Plus and more. The new apple streaming platform is set to be released on November 1st for a very low price of $4.99 a month.
This monthly cost includes family access, and you’ll even get a whole year free of Apple TV Plus if you buy any new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch or Mac. According to The Verge.com, "People will have three months after activating their new device to claim the offer, according to a press release. If the device is purchased and activated before Apple TV Plus launches, customers will have three months starting November 1st. Apple is also allowing up to six family members to share one Apple TV Plus subscription, and watch using their own Apple ID and password. It’s important to note that the subscription will automatically renew at $4.99 per month after one year."
Netflix and Disney. Netflix’s most popular plan is currently available for $12.99 a month, and Disney+is set to launch on November 12th for $6.99 a month. Disney will also offer its own bundle with ad-supported Hulu and sports streaming service, ESPN+, for $12.99 a month.