Disney rules out bringing its streaming service to the UK a week early, in spite of many being told to stay at home.
Inevitably, as more and more of us are set to be isolated at home in the coming weeks – and with many of us already in that position – there’s been an increased demand on streaming services such as Netflix and Prime Video.
However, in the UK, the Disney+ service isn’t set to be up and running for another week, with its launch earmarked for March 24th. However, in response to the Coronavirus outbreak, lots of the service’s potential customers, and those who have preordered Disney+, have been asking it if it will open its doors a little earlier, given the unprecedented current times.
Sadly, as this Tweet confirms, Disney+ cannot bring forward its launch date…
We hear you. As much as we’d love to, we can’t bring forward the launch of Disney+ in the UK. Less than 8 days to go… Take care ❤️
— Disney+ UK (@DisneyPlusUK) March 16, 2020
Furthermore, as things stand, there are no plans to follow the lead set by the US and bring forward the streaming release of Frozen II and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker. That said, it’d be fair to describe the current situation as ‘fluid’.
More as we hear it.
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