Review: SU students share their thoughts on Disney+
The wait is finally over: Disney+ became available this week, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, allowing customers to re-watch their favorite Disney shows and movies. Fans of the franchise went to social media to share their excitement (and frustration) over the new streaming platform.
After having just released the streaming service to the public, Disney faced a lot of criticism over how Disney+ had a lot of technological issues. Some people reported their servers crashing after opening up the service, and others claimed they couldn't even purchase the streaming service in the first place.
After thousands of tweets were posted reporting these issues, Disney decided to take matters into its own hands and sent out this tweet early Tuesday morning, just hours after releasing Disney+ to the public.
After the technological problems began coming to a halt, customers of the new platform began seeing Disney+ for all of the magic it truly is. Despite all of the hiccups, fans were still transported back into their childhoods, finally being able to watch all of their favorite Disney classics all in one place.
"To be honest ... It was a little overwhelming," Salisbury University senior Jasmine Jefferson said. "When I first opened it [Disney+], I had no idea what to watch first."
Jefferson isn't the only one who felt overwhelmed by the wide range of content. With over 500 movies and 7,500 shows, it's easy to get lost. With classics like "Cinderella," "Lady and the Tramp" and my personal favorite, "The Simpsons" (all 30 seasons), it's quite possible to spend all day binge-watching.
Senior Adam Biser has been a fan of Disney for as long as he can remember, so with the announcement of this new streaming platform, he had no doubt in his mind that he would have to make the investment.
"Right when I heard that Disney was making their own platform, I just knew that I was going to have to buy it ... If you're on the fence about buying a subscription to Disney+, do it! It is so worth it. There is a wide range of movies and shows, and you'll definitely get your money's worth."
For only $6.99 a month, Disney+ subscribers are offered 30 original Disney series and hundreds of shows and movies. This includes "The Avengers: Endgame," documentaries from National Geographic and a new "Star Wars" series, "The Mandalorian." So if you're a fan of Disney, definitely consider making the purchase.
"Honestly, I've even considered ending my Netflix subscription, because I doubt I'll go on any other streaming services now," Jefferson said.
Having Disney+ as your only streaming service is definitely a possibility with the wide range of content it offers, especially since Disney just shared that it will also offer a Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu bundle priced at $12.99 per month. What more do you need?
No need to wish upon a star; just go to disneyplus.com to sign up now!
By MELANIE RAIBLE
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