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Amazon today announced that Disney+ - the upcoming streaming service from Disney that'll be home to everything from Star Wars to every Marvel movie to, of course, Disney fare - will be available on Amazon Fire TV devices on launch day, November 12.

The news goes back against Disney's previous promise that Disney would be "wholly subscription supported".

The reacquisition of its streaming rights has been something of a tumultuous ordeal for Disney, with movies in the Star Wars franchise in particular being hard.

Just as apps like Hulu, Netflix, and Disney are coming up with their own streaming services, so is Apple.

The service is scheduled to launch on November 12, 2019, and it will be priced at family friendly $6.99 per month, or users can score a discount if they opt to pay annually, where the price drops to $69.99 per year.

Annoyingly, not only do North American folks get Disney Plus a whole five and a half months ahead of United Kingdom subscribers, but so to do the Netherlands and New Zealand both receive the service in November (the former even had an open beta for folks to opt into).

The announcement comes a few weeks after reports surfaced that the two companies disagreed on business terms related to the carriage of the service, as well as other Disney apps on Amazon devices. In the latter case, the streaming service would be offered for a few euros extra to nearly all Canal+ subscribers, according to La Lettre A. Disney Cinéma is already offered as part of Canal+'s Ciné/Séries pack.

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