Disney+ to bundle with ESPN+ on Hulu

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Disney announces their new streaming platform will bundle with Hulu and ESPN+

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The Walt Disney Company has released more details for its upcoming streaming service that will compete with Netflix.

Disney+ will be bundled with the company's two other streaming services, ESPN+ and Hulu, for the same price as its competition -- $12.99 a month, Reuters reported.

The Hulu version offered in the bundle will include commercials.

Netflix, however for the same price, is commercial free, Fortune reported. It also offers more content, than the Disney branded services will have when it premiers, CNET reported.

And some live sports programming is available, or will be available, on Amazon Prime, including some Thursday Night Football games, Newsweek reported.

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Right now, users can choose two different plans for Hulu, one that's $5.99 a month that includes ads and one that costs $11.99 a month without ads, Reuters reported.

ESPN+ normally costs $4.99 a month and shows sports not usually shown on the traditional cable ESPN channels.

Disney+, if purchased on its own, will cost $6.99 a month and will show television shows and movies. It is set to launch Nov. 12.

The service will be offered in the U.S. only, unlike its closest competitors like Netflix and Amazon, BGR reported.

Disney+ will offer not only traditional Disney branded intellectual properties from its Disney, Pixar, "Star Wars" and Marvel brands. It will also offer content from its recent purchase of Fox including the entire library of "The Simpsons," and classic Fox films like "The Sound of Music" and "The Princess Bride," CNBC reported.

Disney CEO Robert Iger also announced with the bundle of the streaming services, the company will be rebooting "Home Alone," "Night at the Museum," "Cheaper by the Dozen" and "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," according to CNBC.

The channel will also be getting some more competition in addition to Netflix and Prime Video, with the launch of Apple TV Plus, CNET reported. No price of Apple TV Plus has been released, according to BRG.

HBO Max will also hit the streaming market soon and some expect the price for that service to come in at about $17 a month, BGR reported.

Industry watchers expect the price of Disney+ to increase as more content is developed, CNET reported.

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