Disney Raising Prices for ESPN+ to $6.99 Per Month/$69.99 Per Year

Disney today told subscribers that it is raising the price for its ESPN+ standalone streaming service. Starting on August 13, the monthly price will increase from $5.99 to $6.99, and the yearly price will increase from $59.99 per year to $69.99 per year.

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Prices for UFC pay-per-view matches will remain unchanged, and the bundle that includes Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ will not be increasing. That bundle will continue to be priced at $13.99 per month.

This is the second time that Disney has raised ESPN+ pricing, with the cost going up $1 to $5.99 for new subscribers last year.

Disney recently inked a deal with the National Hockey League for 75 exclusive games, and it also acquired rights to live stream Wimbledon. As of April, ESPN+ had close to 14 million subscribers.

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Top Rated Comments

BreakingKayfabe Avatar
38 months ago
They could pay me $6.99 a month and I still wouldn’t watch, lol
Score: 38 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Apple_Robert Avatar
38 months ago

ESPN LOL. id rather watch paint dry.
Watching the paint dry channel is $1.99 a month or $20 a year. If you want that in 4k, it is $25 a year.
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
hrMACnstuff Avatar
38 months ago
ESPN LOL. id rather watch paint dry.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
38 months ago
smh! Disney has enough money in their bank account. Why are they raising prices? $10.00 more yearly.

Total greed SMH!
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
goobot Avatar
38 months ago
Will be 7.99 next year and 8.99 the year after
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WiseAJ Avatar
38 months ago

NOT surprised, a MUST have for families with Kids.
Kids are watching ESPN+?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)