The Disney + streaming service already has more than 100 million subscribers. CEO Bob Chapek announced this during the annual shareholders’ meeting.
Disney +, the streaming service of The Walt Disney Company, can be called a huge success and has exceeded all expectations so far. Barely sixteen months after its launch on November 12, 2019, the service already has more than 100 million subscribers. In many countries, Disney + is available for even less time. In Belgium, the streaming service was launched on September 15, 2020.
“The tremendous success of Disney +, which now has 100 million subscribers, has inspired us to be even more ambitious and to significantly increase our investment in the development of high-quality content,” Chapek said in a statement.
Lots of new content
“In fact, we’ve set a target for more than 100 new titles each year, including Disney animation, Disney live action, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Our direct-to-consumer business is the top priority within the company, and our new content will continue to drive growth. ”
Disney + has so far relied only on new content that was specially developed for the streaming service. The Mandalorian and recently the hit series WandaVision are the biggest successes for now. However, plans for the near future are hugely ambitious.