After much fanfare and rumours about Disney+ Hotstar being launched in Malaysia, we finally have an official date and pricing as Disney+ Hotstar will launch in Malaysia on June 1, 2021 at RM54.90 for 3 months.
Disney+ Hotstar subscribers can enjoy content from several providers including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, the National Geographic as well as a wide array of general entertainment series and films for young adult audiences, and home-grown and Asian hits through the streaming service.
The Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia service will be offering around 800 films alongside 18,000 episodes of TV series, together with popular Malaysian films & series right from the start.
Consumers can subscribe directly to Disney+ Hotstar for RM54.90 for three months, or through special packages with Astro, for access to an extensive collection of content. Astro said the streaming service is working towards making it available via its Ultra and Ulti connected boxes later this year.
Disney+ Hotstar will be available to its Movies Pack customers for an additional RM5 per month, while its non-Movies Pack customers can access the Disney+ Hotstar via other bundles. From today onwards, customers can sign up for the Movies Pack bundle that comes with Disney+ Hotstar.
Available on compatible internet connected devices, Disney+ Hotstar offers commercial-free viewing with a variety of original feature-length films, live-action and animated series, short-form content and documentaries, including series like The Mandalorian, WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and films like Avengers: Endgame, Aladdin and Frozen 2.
Disney+ Hotstar will also feature a huge library of award-winning Malaysian cinema releases and homegrown hits, such as J2: J Retribusi, Zombitopia, Ada Hantu, Ejen Ali, Upin & Ipin, and more.
Disney+ Hotstar offers a wide range of features to enjoy, here’s some key highlights:
- Subscribers can watch on two concurrent screens at once across their compatible phone devices, desktop or on selected connected TVs.
- Majority of Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia content are available to download, so you can watch on the go.
- Commercial-free, so you can watch the content uninterrupted.
Customers can subscribe to Disney+ Hotstar directly on their website or by downloading and subscribing to the Disney+ Hotstar app on iOS and Android devices once it’s launched.