Disney+ has announced that it will launch an app for its streaming service on Xbox consoles in South Africa from September 29, 2022.

The app will be supported on Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X consoles.

These Xbox users will have full access to the Disney+ service, including support for up to four simultaneous streams, unlimited downloads on up to ten devices, and the ability to set up up to seven different profiles.

“With over 1,000 movies, over 1,500 series and a slate of 200 exclusive Originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more, Disney+ gives fans the greatest stories, all in one. place, and the next few months are should be full of fun,” Disney+ said.

Disney+ in South Africa

Disney+ launched in South Africa on May 18, 2022bringing many shows and movies previously unavailable to the local streaming market.

At launch, Disney+ was supported on the following devices in South Africa:

  • Mobile devices: iPhone and iPad (iOS10+), Android mobiles (4.4.4+), Android tablets
  • Browsers: Chrome (version 75+), Safari (version 11+), Microsoft Edge (version 79+), Firefox
  • Lounge (CTV): Android TV (OS 7.0 or higher), Chromecast [Gen2 above (Firmware 1.43+)]Apple tvOS 11+ (Gen 4 above), LG (WebOS 4.0+), Samsung Smart TV.

The streaming service is available locally for R119 per month and at a discounted annual rate of R1,190.

Disney+ supports streaming in quality up to 4K and also supports high dynamic range (HDR), Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

rock launch

MyBroadband reported in August that the Disney+ streaming service had been plagued with glitches and technical issues during its first months of availability in South Africa.

Among the biggest complaints were app crashes, download issues, and connection issues.

The Disney+ app has received several patches to fix bugs on various platforms, including some issues that we disclosed.

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